Bridging the Potential Gap Between Law and Justice: Lifnim M’Shurat haDin
Dina Najman / July 1, 2015
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In every society that is governed by a defined system of laws, there tends to be a gap between the dictates of the law and the society's ideals of justice and morality, frequently leading to a feeling that where there is law, there is injustice. Jewish law has sought to bridge this gap, of which it is keenly aware.
Dina Najman is Rosh Kehila of The Kehilah in Riverdale, NY. She is the head of the Gemara department at SAR Academy and was a fellow at Drisha and Nishmat. She received ordination from Rabbi Professor Daniel Sperber and is a certified Bioethicist through the NYU/Einstein Bioethics and Medical Humanities program and lecturer on bioethics and halakhah in many communities. Click here to access podcasts recorded by Dina Najman.