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Rabbi David Novak

One of the founding members of the UTJ, Rabbi David Novak is recognized scholar in Talmud and theology. He has served on the Panel of Halakhic Inquiry and contributed to the UTJ’s 3-volume Tomeikh K’Hakalakha, a series of questions & answers on topical religious issues.

 A disciple of Rabbi Saul Lieberman, Rabbi Novak is the author of many books and scholarly works, including:

Rabbi Novak holds the J. Richard and Dorothy Shiff Chair of Jewish Studies as Professor of Religion and Philosophy at the University of Toronto, where he is a member of University College and the Centre for Jewish Studies. He is also a consulting scholar and a member of the Board of Advisors of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University.

Learn more about Rabbi Novak.

RESPONSA

The Adoption of Non-Jewish Children

by Rabbi David Novak

Categories: Halakhah, Halakhah, Life Cycle, Modern Judaism, Relationships, Tomeikh KaHalakhah
Complexities of Intermarriage – Bayme Lopatin Novak – UTJ Shidduch Crisis & Intermarriage # 8/8VIDEOS

Complexities of Intermarriage – Bayme Lopatin Novak – UTJ Shidduch Crisis & Intermarriage # 8/8

by Rabbi Bruce Ginsburg, Rabbi David Novak and Rabbi Asher Lopatin

Categories: Life Cycle, Modern Judaism, Relationships
The Shidduch Crisis & Intermarriage: Finding Love in the Jewish Community (UTJ 2016 Conference – Full Video)VIDEOS

The Shidduch Crisis & Intermarriage: Finding Love in the Jewish Community (UTJ 2016 Conference – Full Video)

by Rabbi Bruce Ginsburg, Temima Goldberg Shulman, Sharon Weiss-Greenberg, Rabbi David Novak and Rabbi Asher Lopatin

Categories: Halakhah, Life Cycle, Modern Judaism, Relationships, Women's Forum
RESPONSA

Treatment of AIDS Patients

by Rabbi David Novak

Categories: Halakhah, Halakhah, Modern Judaism, Tomeikh KaHalakhah
Rabbi David Novak’s ‘In Defense of Religious Liberty’VIDEOS

Rabbi David Novak’s ‘In Defense of Religious Liberty’

by Rabbi David Novak

Categories: Modern Judaism
Rabbi David Novak on Religious FreedomVIDEOS

Rabbi David Novak on Religious Freedom

by Rabbi David Novak

Categories: Uncategorized