Can a Robot count as part of a Minyan? Can a Robot slaughter our meat? How about Rabbinical roles? Can an AI-powered virtual assistant rule on whether something is Kosher or not? Can Siri, Alexa or "Ok Google" teach us Torah?
With recent advances in Artificial Intelligence, these questions are more relevant than ever. It’s also a question anticipated by the Talmud fifteen hundred years ago.
Join us for a stimulating discussion of artificial humanoids, the ancient arguments surrounding them, and the implications for Jewish life today.