The Jewish Law Annual Volume 16 by Berachyahu LifshitzThe Jewish Law Annual Volume 16 by Berachyahu Lifshitz

The Jewish Law Annual Volume 16

EditorBerachyahu Lifshitz

Hardcover | April 28, 2006

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Volume 16 ofThe Jewish Law Annualadds to the growing list of articles on Jewish Law that have been published in volumes 1-15 of this series, providing English-speaking readers with scholarly material meeting the highest academic standards. The volume contains seven articles diverse in their scope and focus, encompassing legal, historic, textual, comparitive and conceptual analysis, as well as a chronicle of cases of interest, and a survey of recent literature. Three of the articles, one of which explores references to Genesis in (western) canon law, make up a special section on the book of Genesis. The other topics covered are: suicide as an act of atonement in Jewish law; early interpretations of the Bible and Talmud as reflecting medieval legal realia; Ashkenazic codifiers in Spain; and authority, custom and innovation in the seventeenth-century Italian halakhic encyclopedia,Pahad Yitzhak.
Berachyahu Lifshitzisa professor of law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Faculty of Law.
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Title:The Jewish Law Annual Volume 16Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.8 inPublished:April 28, 2006Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415392098

ISBN - 13:9780415392099

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