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The Principles of Jewish Law

by Menachem Elon

  • 198 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Transaction Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish Studies,
  • Judaism,
  • Laws of Other Jurisdictions & General Law,
  • Social Science,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Sociology,
  • Judaism - Sacred Writings,
  • Sociology of Religion,
  • Social Science / Sociology of Religion,
  • General,
  • Mishpat Ivri

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9499206M
    ISBN 101412807190
    ISBN 109781412807197

    Law & Liberty’s focus is on the classical liberal tradition of law and political thought and how it shapes a society of free and responsible persons. This site brings together serious debate, commentary, essays, book reviews, interviews, and educational material in a commitment to . Jewish Law: Jewish Publication Society: Maaser Kesafim: Giving a Tenth to Charity: Domb, Cyril (editor) Halacha: Feldheim: Out of the Whirlwind: Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik: Mourning and Suffering: Ktav: The Jewish Ethicist: Everyday Ethics In Business And Life: Asher Meir: Ethics: Ktav: The Jewish Law Annual Volume

    Professor Samuel J. Levine compares many Jewish laws with American laws that address the same issues in two volumes of Jewish Law and American Law. His analysis of the two systems and his detailed focus on many laws in each system enhances our 5/5. A Guide to Basic Principles of Jewish Law and Their Applications in Theory and in Practice.

    “Jewish Law: History, Sources, Principles”, Menachem Elon, Jewish Publication Society. This the magnum opus of Rabbi Menachem Elon, former deputy president of the Supreme Court of Israel. The original Hebrew version of this book, (Israel, ) is legendary, and . Other articles where Jewish law is discussed: Judaism: Sources and scope of the Torah: this written Torah, or “Law,” there were also unwritten laws or customs and interpretations of them, carried down in an oral tradition over many generations, which acquired the status of oral Torah.


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Jewish law, its history, sources and principles, has been the subject of many books by many rabbis and scholars. However, most of the works by the traditional Jewish scholars - including the seminal work by Sherirah Gaon and the intellectual masterpiece by Maimonides - present a theology or philosophy whose goal is to promote and explain 5/5(3).

This book is a comprehensive source of information and clarification of the principles and institutions of Jewish law in all its areas. It is a single-volume treatment of a subject that is now recognized as a legitimate discipline in the study of : Paperback. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: A collection of Jewish law entries in the Encyclopaedia Judaica.

Description: pages ; 28 cm. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Principles of Jewish law. [Jerusalem]: Encyclopaedia Judaica, © (OCoLC) The Principles of Jewish Law book Type: Book.

Halakha (/ h ɑː ˈ l ɔː x ə /; Hebrew: הֲלָכָה, Sephardic:; also transliterated as halacha, halakhah, halachah, or halocho) (Ashkenazic:) is the collective body of Jewish religious laws derived from the written and Oral a is based on biblical commandments (), subsequent Talmudic and rabbinic law, and the customs and traditions compiled in the many books such as the.

: Jewish Law: History, Sources, Principles (Volume 2) () and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.3/5(1). Jewish Law, 4-volume set book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Principles” as Want to Read: Justice Menachem Elons classic text surveys the panorama of Jewish law from biblical times to contemporary Israel.

The result is the most definitive record to date of a unique legal system that integrates criminal, 5/5(1). Below is a list of the mitzvot (commandments).

It is based primarily on the list compiled by Rambam in the Mishneh Torah, but I have consulted other sources as well. As I said in the page on halakhah, Rambam's list is probably the most widely accepted list, but it is not the only order is my own, as are the explanations of how some rules are derived from some biblical passages.

How Does Jewish Law Work, by J. Simcha Cohen (Treatise Collection BMO ). Jewish Law and Legal Theory, edited by Martin P. Golding (Treatise Collection BMG64 ). Every Person's Guide to Jewish Law, by Ronald Issacs (International Collection KBMI82 ).

inner workings of Jewish law, there is no better source of which I can think to recommend. It is welcome pleasure when an important subject is dealt with by a top expert and the work is translated by people who are similarly expert.

Jewish law, its history, sources and principles, has been the subject of many books by many rabbis and scholars. Discussions of the problems of religion and state reflected in the legal system too often occur against a background of ignorance of the scope and detail of Jewish law.

This book is a comprehensive source of information and clarification of the principles and institutions of Author: Menachem Elon. The great codifier of Torah law and Jewish philosophy, Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon ("Maimonides" also known as "The Rambam "), compiled what he refers to as the Shloshah Asar Ikkarim, the "Thirteen Fundamental Principles" of the Jewish faith, as derived from the ides refers to these thirteen principles of faith as "the fundamental truths of our religion and its very foundations."Author: Maimonides.

'Assuming no prior knowledge, Elon surveys the history and basic principles of Jewish law, the legal sources and processes that enabled it to adapt, and the literary sourcesancient to contemporarythat students of Jewish law rely upon.

Copious quotations from primary sources. This is the definitive work,'Library Journal. pages total, four : Hardcover. Although Maimonides based these principles on Talmudic sources, they were considered controversial when first proposed. According to Menachem Kellner in "Dogma in Medieval Jewish Thought," these principles were ignored for much of the medieval period thanks to criticism by Rabbi Hasdai Crescas and Rabbi Joseph Albo for minimizing the requirement for the acceptance of the.

Jewish law requires the worshiper to be aware that it is God being addressed, to “know before Whom you are standing” (Berakhot, 28b). Merely reading from a prayer book, appreciating the beauty of the poetry, or meditating on some words, does not by itself constitute Jewish prayer. Jewish law: history, sources, principles = Ha-mishpat ha-Ivri User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

In Elon, deputy president of Israel's Supreme Court and one of the world's experts on Jewish and Israeli law, published the first edition of this comprehensive overview of Jewish law in Hebrew.

Joseph Albo (c. –) was a Jewish philosopher active in Christian Spain in the first half of the fifteenth century. His theoretical work found expression in his well-known opus Sefer ha-‘Ikkarim [Book of Principles], completed in in the town of Soria in the crown of this work, Albo addresses a wide variety of interpretive, theological and philosophical issues, in a.

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Maimonides Principles. Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan does a good job of providing a clear and easy to follow book that details the 13 principles of Jewish faith by both providing. Jewish law book (6) TALMUD: Jewish writings (6) Ancient writings on Jewish law (6) Rabbinic collection (6) Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for JEWISH LAW BOOK [talmud] We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word talmud will help you to finish your crossword today.

We've arranged the synonyms in length order so. So we see, Jewish law requires us to pay our taxes in a scrupulous fashion because in civil matters “the law of the land is the law”.

In addition to all the laws we have mentioned, the halakhah contains a number of ethical principles which go one step beyond what we would normally expect a businessman to do.About the Book.

Justice Menachem Elon’s classic text surveys the panorama of Jewish law from biblical times to contemporary Israel. The result is the most definitive record to date of a unique legal system that integrates criminal, civil, and religious law to form a unified whole of unprecedented range.This book is a comprehensive source of information and clarification of the principles and institutions of Jewish law in all its areas.

It is a single-volume treatment of a subject that is now recognized as a legitimate discipline in the study of s: 1.