Obscenities, Slurs, and other Offensive Speech
Obscenities, Slurs, and other Offensive Speech: Obscenities, Slurs, and other Offensive Speech
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.
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.