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Cardozo Society

About

The Cardozo Society of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh is an honorary society for Jewish attorneys in the Greater Pittsburgh area that aims to celebrate the legal profession's commitment to the principles of the Federation. The society sponsors programs that integrate Jewish and legal concerns and provide educational, leadership, social and networking opportunities for attorneys.

Membership is open to any attorney who contributes a minimum of $1,800 to the Annual Campaign. Events sponsored by the Cardozo Society are open to all members and their guests.

Recent events have included a lunch with Aluf Benn, one of Israel's leading writers on politics, foreign policy and national security and a breakfast with Dr. Cyril Wecht.

The Cardozo Society is named after the renowned Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, Benjamin Cardozo (1870-1938). Appointed to the Supreme Court in 1932 by President Herbert Hoover as a successor to Oliver Wendell Holmes, Cardozo was one of the foremost spokesmen on sociological jurisprudence. His views on the relationship of law to social change made him one of the most influential of U.S. judges. With Justices Louis D. Brandeis and Harlan F. Stone, he voted to uphold much early New Deal legislation, often dissenting from the majority opinion. Cardozo's legacy includes an expansion of the legal duty owed in tort law, expressed in the landmark New York case of MacPherson v. Buick, a seminal case for products liability. He also worked to undergird contract law with principles of fairness, changing a presumption of purely competitive behavior to one of mutually cooperative behavior, and making contract law more reasonable and practical.

 

 

 


Upcoming Events

National Volunteer Week 2017Event spans multiple days
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 -
Sat, 29 Apr 2017

All Day Event

CFJF Founders Council Meeting
Mon, 24 Apr 2017
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Northside Food Pantry
Mon, 24 Apr 2017
6:15 PM - 7:30 PM

ASSET Project Packers (National Volunteer Week)
Tue, 25 Apr 2017
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

FOCUS Pittsburgh (National Volunteer Week)
Wed, 26 Apr 2017
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Program with Aron Bell
Wed, 26 Apr 2017
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The First Tee of Pittsburgh (National Volunteer Week)
Thu, 27 Apr 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Centennial Mega Mission 5-Year Reunion
Thu, 27 Apr 2017
5:15 PM - 6:30 PM

Centennial Mega Mission 5-Year Reunion
Thu, 27 Apr 2017
5:15 PM - 6:30 PM

Israel Story
Thu, 27 Apr 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Computer Reach (National Volunteer Week)
Fri, 28 Apr 2017
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Walk to Remember
Sun, 30 Apr 2017
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Butterfly Project Painting
Sun, 30 Apr 2017
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

I-Volunteer Gardening with Repair the World
Sun, 30 Apr 2017
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Yom Hazikaron Ceremony
Sun, 30 Apr 2017
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Foundation Grantmaking Committee Meeting
Tue, 02 May 2017
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Yom Ha'atzmaut Celebration
Tue, 02 May 2017
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Beyond the Casbah
Wed, 03 May 2017
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

South Hills Celebrates Israel
Thu, 04 May 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Bridges Happy Hour #2
Thu, 04 May 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Mahj and Martinis with NA'AMAT USA Pittsburgh - ALL ARE WELCOME!
Thu, 04 May 2017
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Honoree Event
Sun, 07 May 2017
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Friends All Around 2017
Sun, 07 May 2017
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Planning & Funding Committee Meeting
Mon, 08 May 2017
5:15 PM - 6:45 PM

CRC Meeting
Wed, 10 May 2017
5:15 PM - 6:45 PM

Board Meeting
Thu, 11 May 2017
5:15 PM - 6:45 PM

Teenie Harris Photography Exhibit Opening Reception
Thu, 11 May 2017
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Summer Sunsations
Sat, 13 May 2017
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

I-Volunteer Family Cookout
Sun, 14 May 2017
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Art of Aging with Joel Grey
Mon, 15 May 2017
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Agency Executives and Presidents Meeting
Tue, 16 May 2017
5:15 PM - 6:45 PM

Holocaust Center Advisory Board Meeting
Tue, 16 May 2017
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

E3
Tue, 16 May 2017
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Follow the Reader
Wed, 17 May 2017
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Israel Your Way MissionEvent spans multiple days
Sun, 21 May 2017 -
Tue, 30 May 2017

All Day Event

VOOM! Flags for Veterans
Sun, 21 May 2017
10:30 PM - 11:30 PM

SteelTree Board Meeting
Mon, 22 May 2017
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM


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Contact

For more information on the Cardozo Society, please contact Joe Enten at jenten@jfedpgh.org or 412.992.5212.

Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
234 McKee Place, Pittsburgh PA, 15213  412-681-8000
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