Jewish Law

Some articles on jewish law, jewish, law:

Lieberman Clause - Background
... According to Halakha (Jewish law) when a couple gets divorced it is the man who has to present the woman with a bill of divorce, called a get ... a divorce because a man would not give his wife a get, the rabbis of the local Jewish community were authorized, under certain circumstances, to force the husband to do so ... However since the Haskalah, local Jewish communities lost their autonomous status, and were subsumed into the nation in which they existed ...
Legality Of Euthanasia - Euthanasia Law By Country - Israel
... The Israeli Penal Law forbids causing the death of another and specifically forbids shortening the life of another ... Active euthanasia is forbidden by both Israeli law and Jewish law ... Passive euthanasia is forbidden by Jewish law but has been accepted in some cases under Israeli law ...
Self-sacrifice In Jewish Law - The Requirement of Self-sacrifice - Additional Situations - Resisting Persecutions and Crises
... During a time of crisis for the Jewish faith—for example, if a government or any other power wants to force Jews not to be religious—every prohibition in Jewish law becomes yehareg ve'al ya'av ... This is called "Sandal straps", and refers to the traditional Jewish manner of putting on footwear (Put on right, put on left, tie left, tie right) ... However, if a government or any other power is not opposing the Jewish religion in itself, but rather any religion, such as in Russia under the communist regime, then ...
Reuvein Margolies - Bibliography
... of the Tosafists Kavei Ohr and Tal Techiya (Lemberg 1921), two volumes on Jewish law in the Land of Israel, and essays on various topics, including "Medicine and ... who claimed to have received answers to questions of Jewish law from an angel, with R ... introduction discussing prophecy and its effect on Jewish law and other related topics Yalkut Margoliot (Lemberg 1927), homiletic material for Sabbaths and holidays, and various times of the ...
Center For Jewish Law And Contemporary Civilization
... The Center for Jewish Law and Contemporary Civilization at Yeshiva University's Benjamin N ... Cardozo School of Law organizes conferences, publishes texts, and supports travel and research by graduate students and senior scholars in the fields of Jewish law, legal and ... Suzanne Last Stone, a professor of law at the Benjamin N ...

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