In Rejecting the Zoom Seder, What Did Orthodox Jews Affirm?

What the headline-making rabbinic showdown over online seders reveals about Jewish law and its limits.

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Essay
May 4 2020
About the author

Chaim Saiman is the chair in Jewish law at the Charles Widger School of Law at Villanova University and the author of Halakhah: The Rabbinic Idea of Law (Princeton 2018).


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