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- De Gruyter 2003; US$ 196.00
This study examines by a meticulous analysis of abundant rabbinic citations the pluralism of the Halakhah in the pre-70 period which stands in contrast to the fixed Halakhah of later periods. The Temple's destruction provoked, for political motives, the initiation of this significant shift, which protracted itself, in developmental stages, for a longer... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1992; US$ 49.99
Judaism is primarily a religion of actions rather than beliefs. When the Jewish people accepted God's covenant, they committed themselves first to obedience and practice, and then to striving to understand the message implicit in the Torah. In Understanding Judaism: The Basics of Deed and Creed , a perfect textbook for independent and classroom study,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
Volume 19 of the Jewish Law Annual is a festschrift in honour of Professor Neil S. Hecht. It contains ten articles in English and three in Hebrew. Several discuss classic judicial institutions, including the decision rules?conduct rules dichotomy, the "two witnesses" requirement, the prosbul , and normative transparency. Two articles discuss legal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 160.00
Volume 17 of The Jewish Law Annual adds to the growing list of articles on Jewish law that have been published in volumes 1-16 of this series, providing English-speaking readers with scholarly articles presenting jurisprudential, historical, textual and comparative analysis of issues in Jewish law. The volume contains seven articles diverse in their... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 135.00
Volume 18 of The Jewish Law Annual contains six comprehensive articles on various aspects of Jewish law. Three articles address family law. One addresses the painful issue of the plight of the wife whose husband withholds conjugal relations. In a marriage where relations are withheld, the wife may seek a divorce, while her husband may withhold divorce.... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2012; US$ 97.95
Hauptbeschreibung Law is not only conveyed in codified clauses; it is often featured as a pivotal topic in literary texts. Existing legal relationships can determine the historical or the fictive setting of a drama or a plot, narratives can propagate laws or demonstrate their inherent problems. Literature can be used as an integral part of a strategy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 190.00
Volume 16 of The Jewish Law Annual adds to the growing list of articles on Jewish Law that have been published in volumes 1-15 of this series, providing English-speaking readers with scholarly material meeting the highest academic standards. The volume contains seven articles diverse in their scope and focus, encompassing legal, historic, textual,... more...
- Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 29.70
How can humans ever attain the knowledge required to administer and implement divine law and render perfect justice in this world? Contrary to the belief that religious law is infallible, Chaya T. Halberstam shows that early rabbinic jurisprudence is characterized by fundamental uncertainty. She argues... more...