Archived Events

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Cardozo School of Law, Room 424

Join us for a lecture by Professor Amnon Reichman devoted to the law and politics of judicial appointments in Israel.

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Jacob Burns Moot Court Room

Professor Yehudah Mirsky, Professor of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies at Brandeis University and a faculty member of the university's Schu

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 8:30pm to 10:30pm
Hebrew Institute of Riverdale--The Bayit

Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 8:15pm to 10:15pm
Hebrew Institute of Riverdale--The Bayit

Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 8:15pm to 10:15pm
Hebrew Institute of Riverdale--The Bayit

This is the first of a three-part series that explores the relationship between Jewish law and values ("mishpat ivri") and the Israeli legal system.  This first lecture will be presented by 

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Benjamin Cardozo School of Law

Justice Daphne Barak-Erez joins us for an informal conversation about the Israeli Supreme Court's operations, decisions, and role in Israeli government and society with ISCP Co-Director Michael Herz.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 8:00pm to Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 3:30pm
Sponsored by the Institute for Israel & Jewish Studies and the Israel Supreme Court Project Held at Columbia University (3/7) and the Cardozo School of Law (3/8)

Last year saw the near simultaneous retirement of the three most senior members of the Israeli Supreme Court.  President Miriam Naor, Deputy President Elyakim Rubinstei

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Jacob Burns Moot Court Room

The jurisprudence of the Israeli Supreme Court (ISC) has undergone dramatic changes during the course of its existence. From its inception in 1948 until the late 1970s, the ISC subscribed to what scholars describe as formalistic, rule-oriented modes of legal reasoning.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Jacob Burns Moot Court Room

“The Talmud and Western History, Politics and Law: A Conference in Celebration of the Translation of the Talmud into Italian” will celebrate the first ever translation of the Talmud into Italian.

Monday, March 6, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Jacob Burns Moot Court Room, Cardozo School of Law

The tension between Israel as a Jewish state and Israel as a democratic state finds expression in the debate over the relationship between Jewish law and Israeli law.