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Jewish law and current legal problems
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|Statement||edited by Nahum Rakover.|
|Contributions||Raḳover, Naḥum., International Seminar on the Sources of Contemporary Law : The Bible and Talmud and Their Contribution to Modern Legal Systems (1st : 1983 : Jerusalem)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||253 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||253|
Evidently, it is tempting God to require grace age believers to keep the Jewish regulations of the law. Paul specifically excludes circumcision as a requirement for New Testament believers. See Galatians  Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage. Halakhah, (Hebrew: “the Way”) also spelled Halakha, Halakah, or Halachah, plural Halakhahs, Halakhot, Halakhoth, or Halachot, in Judaism, the totality of laws and ordinances that have evolved since biblical times to regulate religious observances and the daily life and conduct of the Jewish distinct from the Law, or the Pentateuch (the first five books of the Bible), Halakhah. A Tree of Life: Diversity, Flexibility, and Creativity in Jewish Law, 2nd edition, Louis Jacobs, Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, Out of all the books I have come across on the development of halakha (Jewish law), this may well be the most imporant. Rabbi Jacobs, an adherent of the historical school, illustrates that Jewish.
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Book Description. This book presents an authoritative introduction to Jewish law (Halakhah) for the general reader. Organized as a series of discussions, it describes the Jewish tradition's approach to questions of war, divorce, rabbinic confidentiality, and torture, among many others.
Each chapter includes notes and questions prompting further Author: J. David Bleich, Arthur J. Jacobson. Jewish law and current legal problems. Jerusalem: Library of Jewish Law, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Naḥum Raḳover.
Jewish law into the Israeli legal system. Similarly, the Ministry has initiated series of lectures, workshops and Jewish law and current legal problems book in Jewish law, held in various locations throughout Israel, in order to strengthen the ties of the Israeli Bench and Bar to the sources and elements of the Jewish legal heritage.
Jewish and Israeli Law - An Introduction. This book provides a concise introduction to the basics of Jewish law. It gives a detailed analysis of contemporary public and private law in the State of Israel, as well as Israel’s legal culture, its system of government, and the roles of its democratic institutions: the executive, parliament, and judiciary.
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Hecht. It contains thirteen articles, ten in English and three in Hebrew. Several articles are jurisprudential in nature, focusing on analysis of halakhic institutions and concepts.
The Current Legal Problems (CLP) annual volume is published on Jewish law and current legal problems book of University College London, Faculty of Laws. It is based on the Faculty’s annual lecture series that was established over sixty years ago Latest articles.
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Deducing Jewish law from these original sources is a daunting task, one to which many Rabbis and Jewish scholars have dedicated their lives. Because of the dense and complicated nature of the Bible and Talmud, many explanatory texts have been produced throughout the centuries to clarify the practical application of Halacha.
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