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Heroic Responsa and Their Impact on Jewish History: Part 1 - The Jewish Family

How a Teshuva of the Radbaz (16th Cent) impacted on a variety of contemporary issues in the laws of Yichud, adoption and whether Halacha recognizes a parental relationship between the adoptive parent and the adopted child, and an introduction to the issue of civil marriages and a Teshuva of the Rivash.

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Delivered at the OU Israel Center, July 14th, 2019, 11 Tammuz 5779