Jewish law. Halakah

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A unique Jewish legal history of abortion from earliest biblical references to the present day.


Reconstructs biblical law from a variety of texts, analysing legal cases from the Near East.

Women and Jewish Law

The Essential Texts, Their History, and Their Relevance for Today

How has a legal tradition determined by men affected the lives of women? What are the traditional...


In recent decades, record numbers of Jews are taking a newfound interest in their legal heritage -...

Enforced Marginality

Jewish Narratives on Abandoned Wives

This illuminating study explores a central but neglected aspect of modern Jewish history: the...


Jewish legal and political thought developed in conditions of exile, where Jews had neither a state...

Covenantal Rights

A Study in Jewish Political Theory


Covenantal Rights is a groundbreaking work of political theory: a comprehensive, philosophically...