|Date Published||September 2014|
World events are catalysts for all sorts of change. Headlines: Halachic Debates of Current Events is a halachic analysis of some of the most notable issues in current events. With its remarkable array of Torah sources, Dovid Lichtenstein’s book will fascinate both laymen and scholars interested in contemporary halachic issues. No doubt, this work is a testament to the timeless nature of Torah law in confronting even the most modern dilemmas.
“Highly original and a delightful study...” — Rabbi Dovid Cohen, Gvul Yaavetz, Brooklyn, NY
“These are questions that engage thinking people, but rarely do the disputants delve into halachic sources... [This work shows] that the Torah speaks authoritatively to every age and every question.” — Rabbi Nosson Scherman, Mesorah Publications
“It is a great endeavor to show how halachah addresses actual and practical matters, for this is the honor of Torah and the main purpose of Torah study.” — Rabbi Herschel Schachter, Rosh Yeshivah Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary
Dovid Lichtenstein is the founder and CEO of The Lightstone Group. He lives with his wife and children in New York.