• December 2, 2022
  • 8 5783, Kislev
  • פרשת ויצא

Obscenities, Slurs, and other Offensive Speech

Obscenities, Slurs, and other Offensive Speech

The things we say can have profound effect on the world around us. Join Rabbi Dovid Fink as he explores the halachic parameters, if any, for speaking obscenities, slurs, and other offensive speech.

July 20, 2022 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Obscenities, Slurs, and other Offensive Speech: Obscenities, Slurs, and other Offensive Speech
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The set of taboo words in Western culture has changed in recent years. Racial slurs are now taboo; obscenities are commonplace.

In this series, we will survey the primary sources defining permitted and prohibited speech.

Hebrew sources are available through the links in both WORD format and pdf. In class we will translate and explain these sources.

 

July 27, 2022 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Obscenities, Slurs, and other Offensive Speech: Obscenities, Slurs, and other Offensive Speech
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August 3, 2022 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Obscenities, Slurs, and other Offensive Speech: Obscenities, Slurs, and other Offensive Speech
Class description

In addition to being one of Rabbi Brovender's first students, Rabbi Dovid Fink is an outstanding expertᅠand teacher of Halacha. Rabbi Fink received his Rabbinic ordination from ITRI and the Mir and was awarded his Ph.D in Semitic Languages and Linguistics from Yale University. Rav Fink has taught thousands of students from all over the world for over 35 years.