Our second visitor for our new Scholar-in-Residence series is Dr. Moses Pava of Yeshiva University, New York. All Events are Free. Everyone is Welcome!
Using Jewish Business Ethics to Build a Better World
Thursday, May 12, 7pm at Kol BeRamah
We must not kill tradition by embracing it too tightly, nor must we jettison it by trying to forget it altogether. This lecture examines our relationship to the Jewish ethical tradition and how we might begin to use Jewish ethics to build more meaningful organizations and a better world.
Bernie, Jack, & Me
Friday, May 13 at Kol BeRamah
Kabbalat Shabbat Services, 7pm, followed by Shabbat Dinner & Dessert Lecture
This talk and discussion will examine some of the recent ethical failures in the Jewish community and how we can best respond to them in a positive and constructive way.
The Ethics of Kosher
Shabbat, May 14 at Kol BeRamah
Morning Services, 8:30am, followed by Discussion & Shabbat Lunch, approximately 11am
Through an examination of traditional and contemporary Jewish sources, Dr. Pava will examine the relationship between ritual law and ethics and offer a critical perspective on the Rabbinical Council of America’s official response to the single biggest scandal ever in the Kosher Food Industry, the fall of Rubashkin’s Agriprocessors.
Dr. Moses Pava is the Alvin Einbender Professor of Business Ethics & Professor of Accounting at Sy Syms School of Business at Yeshiva University. Dr. Pava’s research interests include business ethics, financial accounting, corporate social responsibility, and the interface between religion and business. His work in these areas is frequently cited in both academic and professional literatures.