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Saturday, August 26 • 2:40pm - 3:40pm
FREE SPEECH AND JEWISH VALUES
One of the foundational principles of democracy is free speech. Yet some democracies which do not have a constitutional protection for free speech have introduced laws which restrict certain types of expression. Some Jewish groups have supported such restrictions arguing that they are necessary to combat anti-Semitism. What about genuine Jewish values and how can this be resolved. In this lively session David draws on Tanach, Talmud and recent Australian political debates.

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David Adler

Dr David Adler is a medical graduate of the University of NSW, where he also received the medical faculty prize for general proficiency and leadership.  He is formerly the Deputy Medical Secretary of the Australian Medical Association, a role which provided his training ground in policy and advocacy. He has been responsible for significant features of Australian health policy at both State and Federal levels. David is an active member of... Read More →


Saturday August 26, 2017 2:40pm - 3:40pm
Room 149