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Supreme Democracy: The Role of the Courts in a Free Society

with Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella and Justice Dorit Beinisch

Mar 24 2019, 11:00AM to 12:30PM in the Michael & Mary Ellen Herman Banquet Hall.
NOTE: This event has already occurred.

Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella of the Supreme Court of Canada and Justice Dorit Beinisch, retired President of the Israeli Supreme Court, come together to discuss the role of judges in the preservation of democracy. They will consider questions like the boundaries of religious accommodation in a democracy that seeks to sustain a commitment to human rights, as well as how courts work with governments and citizens to further democratic values. Moderated by Adam Dodek, Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa.

Lawyers in attendance are eligible to receive 1.5 Substantive CPD Hours. Limited seating. Tickets available through or call 416-781-3511.

Presented as part of the "Celebrate R'BFK" tribute events in honour of  Rabbi Baruch Frydman-Kohl's 26 years of dedication to our congregation and community.

Event Details
For Registration:
Synagogue Office
No charge
  • Celebrate R'BFK: Our Year of Tribute and Thanks
  • Seniors
  • Adults
  • Young Professionals