With one of HESBER’s primary goals being illustrating the relevance of Jewish law and its application to contemporary realities, advancing Halacha and Technology education is now receiving priority status at HESBER.
As technology advances in all areas of human life, and students study robotics and engineering, the questions of relevance and application of Halacha often confront students and adults alike.
HESBER’s director also serves as the educational director of The Zomet Institute of Halacha and Technology and has spoken to hundreds of groups (including classes, synagogues, communities) about the intersection Halacha and Technology. Through lectures, speaking engagements, and scholar-in-residence Shabbatot.
HESBER has brought many of these topics to light in an exciting manner. Some of the favored topics include:
Shabbat in the 21st Century- Sensors, Modern Kitchens, Shabbat elevators etc.
Modifying Technology for Medical and Security Needs
Running a Jewish State in the Age of Technology
Technological Advancement and Halacha
HESBER’s director has also had the opportunity to assist a number of schools as both a consultant and guest lecturer, develop or improve courses and classes on the subjects of Halacha and Technology, with a specific emphasis on “Shabbat in the 21st Century”.
HESBER is in the midst of developing a comprehensive curriculum on issues related to Halacha, Jewish Life, and Technology in the 21st Century. Sponsorship opportunities are available.
For more information regarding consulting and speaking engagements write to firstname.lastname@example.org