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  1. Jewish Law Annual Volume 20

    Edited by Berachyahu Lifshitz

    Series: Jewish Law Annual

    Volume 20 of The Jewish Law Annual features six detailed studies. The first three articles consider questions which fall under the rubric of halakhic methodology. The final three articles address substantive questions regarding privacy, cohabitation and medical triage. All three ‘methodological’...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Law and Religion in Public Life

    The Contemporary Debate

    Edited by Nadirsyah Hosen, Richard Mohr

    With religion at centre stage in conflicts worldwide, and in social, ethical and geo-political debates, this book takes a timely look at relations between law and religion. To what extent can religion play a role in secular legal systems? How do peoples of various faiths live successfully by both...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Windows onto Jewish Legal Culture

    Fourteen Exploratory Essays

    Edited by Hanina Ben-Menahem, Arye Edrei, Neil S. Hecht

    This book opens windows onto various aspects of Jewish legal culture. Rather than taking a structural approach, and attempting to circumscribe and define ‘every’ element of Jewish law, Windows onto Jewish Legal Culture takes a dynamic and holistic approach, describing diverse manifestations of...

    Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge

  4. Windows onto Jewish Legal Culture Volume 1

    Fourteen Exploratory Essays

    Edited by Hanina Ben-Menahem, Arye Edrei, Neil S. Hecht

    This book opens windows onto Jewish legal culture, by offering fourteen exploratory essays, each of which focuses on an aspect of Jewish law, broadly understood. Each chapter is a self-contained journey, as it were, into a feature of the Jewish legal landscape. In other words, rather than taking a...

    Published March 18th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Windows onto Jewish Legal Culture Volume 2

    Fourteen Exploratory Essays

    Edited by Hanina Ben-Menahem, Arye Edrei, Neil S. Hecht

    This book opens windows onto Jewish legal culture, by offering fourteen exploratory essays, each of which focuses on an aspect of Jewish law, broadly understood. Each chapter is a self-contained journey, as it were, into a feature of the Jewish legal landscape. In other words, rather than taking a...

    Published March 18th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Jewish Law Annual Volume 19

    By Berachyahu Lifshitz, Hanina Ben-Menahem

    Series: Jewish Law Annual

    Volume 19 of The Jewish Law Annual is a festschrift in honor of Professor Neil S. 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. Elisha Ancselovits discusses the...

    Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  7. The Jewish Law Annual Volume 18

    Edited by Berachyahu Lifshitz

    Series: Jewish Law Annual

    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...

    Published March 30th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  8. Controversy and Dialogue in the Jewish Tradition

    A Reader

    Edited by Hanina Ben-Menahem, Neil Hecht, Shai Wosner

    Controversy is the main instrument by which Judaism develops and shapes its philosophy, theology and law. The rabbinical literature speaks with many voices, debating virtually every subject, and failing to reach a consensus on many. However, this willingness to condone controversy is accompanied by...

    Published August 31st 2005 by Routledge

  9. The Jewish Law Annual Volume 14

    By The Institute of Jewish Law, Boston University of Law

    Series: Jewish Law Annual

    The volume contains ten articles, including a penetrating analysis of the application of Jewish price fraud law to the workings of the present-day marketplace. Diverse in their scope and focus, the articles address legal, historical, textual, comparative and conceptual questions.The volume...

    Published March 12th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Jewish Law Annual Volume 13

    Edited by Berachyahu Lifshitz

    Series: Jewish Law Annual

    A diverse collection of scholarly articles on a variety of topics related to Jewish law. Among the ten articles are two different analyses of the married woman's rights with respect to use of marital property; a study of the principles used by Maimonides in enumerating the precepts; two articles on...

    Published September 19th 2000 by Routledge