Wives, Work and Wages

Over the past couple of years, I gave several lectures, and published a couple of my weekly halachah columns, revolving around the right of a wife to make charitable donations without her husband’s consent: Vayakhel: Wives, Work and Wages In the course of its narration of the donations to the Tabernacle, the Torah relates (35:22): […]

From Forensics To Philosophy

In preparation for a lecture I recently gave on halachic perspectives toward the determination of identity and paternity via forensic tissue examination, I reviewed Rav Zalman Nechemia Goldberg’s famous treatment of several agunah cases resulting from the Sep. 11 terrorist attacks against the World Trade Center, in which he wholeheartedly endorses the reliance upon D.N.A. […]

Collective Action and Cooperation, Child Custody, and Counterblows

Here are three pairs of lectures I recorded and articles I published, available, as always, from the Internet Archive: Collective action and freeridership Child custody [see our previous discussions of this topic here and here] Avenging crimes against Jews [see our previous discussions of aspects of this topic here, here, here, here and here]