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The Jewish Law Annual Volume 15

ISBN 9781138973794
Published February 29, 2016 by Routledge
284 Pages

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Book Description

Volume 15 of The Jewish Law Annual adds to the growing list of articles on Jewish law that have been published in volumes 1-14 of this series, providing English-speaking readers with scholarly material meeting the highest academic standards. The volume contains six articles diverse in their scope and focus, encompassing legal, historical, textual, comparative and conceptual analysis, as well as a survey of recent literature and a chronicle of cases of interest. Among the topics covered are: lying in rabbinical court proceedings; unjust enrichment; can a witness serve as judge in the same case?; Caro's Shulham Arukh v. Maimonides' Mishne Torah in the Yemenite community, the New Jersey eruv wards.

Table of Contents

Part One 1. Jonathan Blass Halakhic Altruism, a critique of H. Dagan's 'The Laws of Unjust Enrichment: Between Judaism and Lieralism' 2. Shimshon Ettinger Can a Witness Serves as Judge? 3. Irwin H. Haut z'1, Unjust Enrichment Revisited 4. Yehiel S. Kaplan Enforcement of Divorce Judgments by Imprisonment: Principles of Jewish Law 5. Steven H. Resnicoff Ends and Means in Jewish Law: Lying to Achieve Financial Justice 6. Yosef Tobi Caro's Shulhan Arukh versus Maimonides' Mishne Torah in Yemen Part Two 7. Daniel B. Sinclair Jewish Law in the State of Israel a. Treatment of the Terminally Ill b. Jewish Heritage as a Source of Natural Law in Israeli Jurisprudence Part Three Survey of Recent Literature Style Sheet

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Berachyahu Lifshitz