Law: Jewish Law

  • The First Amendment and State Bans on Teachers' Religious Garb: Analyzing the Historic Origins of Contemporary Legal Challenges in the United States book cover

    The First Amendment and State Bans on Teachers' Religious Garb

    Analyzing the Historic Origins of Contemporary Legal Challenges in the United States, 1st Edition

    By Nathan C. Walker

    Examining the twelve-decade legal conflict of government bans on religious garb worn by teachers in U.S. public schools, this book provides comprehensive documentation and analysis of the historical origins and subsequent development of teachers’ religious garb in relation to contemporary legal…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Education

  • Positive Freedom and the Law book cover

    Positive Freedom and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Kim Treiger-Bar-Am

    This book explains why we should stop thinking of freedom as limited to a right to be left alone. It explores how Kantian philosophy and Jewish thought instead give rise to a concept of positive freedom. At heart, freedom is inextricably linked to the obligation to respect the autonomy and dignity…

    Hardback – 2019-08-22
    Routledge

  • Jewish Law Annual Volume 21 book cover

    Jewish Law Annual Volume 21

    1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin Porat

    Volume 21 of The Jewish Law Annual adds to the growing list of articles on Jewish law that have been published in volumes 1- 20 of this series, providing English-speaking readers with scholarly articles presenting jurisprudential, historical, textual and comparative analysis of issues in…

    Hardback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge
    Jewish Law Annual

  • Jewish Law Annual Volume 20 book cover

    Jewish Law Annual Volume 20

    1st Edition

    Edited by Berachyahu Lifshitz

    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’…

    Hardback – 2013-09-20
    Routledge
    Jewish Law Annual

  • Windows onto Jewish Legal Culture: Fourteen Exploratory Essays book cover

    Windows onto Jewish Legal Culture

    Fourteen Exploratory Essays, 1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 2012-03-22
    Routledge

  • Windows onto Jewish Legal Culture Volume 1: Fourteen Exploratory Essays book cover

    Windows onto Jewish Legal Culture Volume 1

    Fourteen Exploratory Essays, 1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 2012-03-19
    Routledge

  • Windows onto Jewish Legal Culture Volume 2: Fourteen Exploratory Essays book cover

    Windows onto Jewish Legal Culture Volume 2

    Fourteen Exploratory Essays, 1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 2012-03-19
    Routledge

  • The Jewish Law Annual Volume 19 book cover

    The Jewish Law Annual Volume 19

    1st Edition

    By Berachyahu Lifshitz, Hanina Ben-Menahem

    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…

    Hardback – 2011-11-30
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Jewish Law Annual

  • Law and Religion in Public Life: The Contemporary Debate book cover

    Law and Religion in Public Life

    The Contemporary Debate, 1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 2011-04-28
    Routledge

  • The Jewish Law Annual Volume 18 book cover

    The Jewish Law Annual Volume 18

    1st Edition

    Edited by Berachyahu Lifshitz

    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…

    Hardback – 2010-03-31
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Jewish Law Annual

  • Jewish Law Annual Volume 12 book cover

    Jewish Law Annual Volume 12

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bernard S. Jackson

    Most bioethicists concern themselves with common law when considering the mores that inform practitioners operating in the framework of medical institutions. These questions are generally addressed from the perspective of secular ethics. Many Jewish physicians, howeverContributors to this volume…

    Hardback – 1998-01-29
    Routledge
    Jewish Law Annual

  • Jewish Law Annual (Vol 11) book cover

    Jewish Law Annual (Vol 11)

    1st Edition

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 1994-10-27
    Routledge
    Jewish Law Annual

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