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9:00 - 9:30

Opening remarks

Harav Baruch Gigi,
Rosh Yeshivat Har Etzion

Dr. Tovah Lichtenstein

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9:30 - 10:00

Harav Lichtenstein's Writings
on Religion and State

Prof. Gideon Sapir,
Bar Ilan University

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10:15 - 11:30

First Session: The Place of Religion
in the State of Israel

Chair: Rav Prof. Yitzchak Brand,
Bar Ilan University

Speakers: Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein, Rosh Yeshivat Har Etzion;
Prof. Dov Schwartz, Bar Ilan Univ.

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11:45 - 13:00

Second Session: Religious Legislation

Chair: Rav Ezra Bick, Yeshivat Har Etzion

Speakers: Harav Yaakov Medan,
Rosh Yeshivat Har Etzion;
Rav Elisha Aviner, Yeshivat Birkat Moshe, Maaleh Adumim

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14:00 - 15:15

Third Session: Religious Services

Chair: Rabbanit Esti Rosenberg, Rosh Beit Midrash for Women, Migdal Oz

Speakers: Rav Eli Ben-Dahan,
Deputy Minister of Defense;
Dr. Hadar Lipshits,
Ashkelon Academic College

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15:30 - 16:45

Fourth Session: Marriage and Divorce

Chair: Rav Shlomo Brin,
Yeshivat Har Etzion

Speakers: Rav Shlomo Daichovsky, Justice (Retired), Supreme Rabbinical Beit Din; Avishalom Westreich, Associate Professor of Law, College of Law and Business, Ramat Gan

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17:00 - 18:30

Fifth Session: Shabbat in the Public Sphere

Chair: Rav Amnon Bazak,
Yeshivat Har Etzion

Speakers: Rav Dr. Yehuda Brandes, Pres., Herzog Academic College;
Rav Yisrael Rosen, Head of the Zomet Institute; Justice Neal Hendel, Supreme Court

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