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Understanding Jewish law

Steven H. Resnicoff

Understanding Jewish law

by Steven H. Resnicoff

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Published by LexisNexis in New Providence, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish law

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementSteven H. Resnicoff
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKBM524 .R47 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25206807M
    ISBN 109781422490204
    LC Control Number2012006259

      Judaism is an online encyclopedia of Judaism, covering Jewish beliefs, people, places, things, language, scripture, holidays, practices and customs. My goal is to make freely available a wide variety of basic, general information about Judaism, written from a traditional perspective in plain English. This web site has grown continually for.   The division of the Jewish law into different categories is a human construct designed to better understand the nature of God and define which laws church-age Christians are still required to follow. Many believe the ceremonial law is not applicable, but we are bound by the Ten Commandments.

    This book provides a general introduction to Jewish law (Torah) for students of New Testament studies. This book will provide a general introduction to Jewish law (Torah) for students of New Testament studies. It will include a general discussion on the role of Jewish law in understanding Christian origins with particular reference to correcting the harsh and negative evaluations in a previous. “ Samuel Levine’s two-volume book, Jewish Law and American Law: A Comparative Study, makes an important contribution to comparative law studies of criminal and constitutional law (volume 1), and analyses of law and narrative, legal history and law and public policy (volume 2). Lawyers, law students, and scholars of the legal profession are.

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Understanding Jewish law. [Steven H Resnicoff] -- "The second edition of [this title] includes new chapters that explore the unique processes involved in analyzing Talmudic texts, and the methodology employed in issuing definitive Jewish law.

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.

Understanding Jewish Law By Understanding Jewish law book Resnicoff Lexis-Nexis, pages. Reviewed by Yitzchak A. Breitowitz. As a law professor for almost three decades, I am familiar with the fine Understanding series of books (Understanding Contracts, Understanding Torts, et cetera).The books, published by Lexis-Nexis, are designed to give confused law students (as well as their harried professors.

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Read more.3/5(1). Understanding Jewish Law also includes appendices that provide a comprehensive listing of Jewish law materials, databases, and research available online (in both English and Hebrew); an extensive bibliography of Jewish law periodicals, books in English; an invaluable explanation of the diverse (and otherwise confusing) ways in which Jewish law.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii,[8] pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Introduction --Fundamental Jewish law assumptions --Responsibility for others --Categories of Jewish law rules --Human and institutional authorities --Jewish law literature --Supplemental sources of Jewish law --Extraordinary sources of law: the example of capital punishment.

What is the Jewish law, and how does it relate to us today. Read on to learn about the Old Testament law and see how Christ fulfilled it. In this video we explore the importance of the ancient laws in the Old Testament. Why are they in the Bible, and what do they say to followers of Jesus.

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The Difference Between Torah Law and Rabbinic Law. As we have seen, Jewish law includes both laws that come directly from the Torah (either expressed, implied or deduced) and laws that were enacted by the rabbis.

In a sense, however, even laws enacted by the rabbis can be considered derived from the Torah: the Torah gives certain people the.

Understanding Jewish Law. andbull; andnbsp; Provides critically important contextual information for any course or seminar in Jewish law; andbull; andnbsp; Identifies Jewish law fundamental assumptions, including an individual's responsibilities to and for others.

Understanding Jewish law is no small undertaking. Yet, that is exactly what Rabbi Steven H. Resnicoff has set out to do, to the benefit of us all. Resnicoff, who recently published his book Understanding Jewish Law, spoke to the DePaul University College of Law Center for Jewish Law & Judaic Studies (JLJS) about this complex and nuanced topic.

The second edition of Understanding Jewish Law includes new chapters that explore the unique processes involved in analyzing Talmudic texts, and the methodology employed in issuing definitive Jewish law chapters compare and contrast the underlying goals and natures of American and Jewish law, as well as their principal substantive and procedural characteristics, including Jewish Book Edition: Second Edition.

Law Research Guides: Jewish Law. Introduction. This book provides a guide to the syntax and language structure of the Talmud to aid the beginner in interpretation and understanding of the text.

This book is intended to aid those seeking to study Talmud in the original Hebrew and Aramaic. But I consider it a shame, as, even for those who do not consider themselves bound by halachah, exploring Jewish law affords a deeper understanding of Judaism.

Northwestern University professor Scott Wimpfheimer ’s “ The Talmud: A Biography ” is a worthy introduction to the chief collection of Oral Law and one of the foundations of Jewish. Torah (/ ˈ t ɔːr ə, ˈ t oʊ r ə /; Hebrew: תּוֹרָה, "Instruction", "Teaching" or "Law") has a range of can most specifically mean the first five books (Pentateuch or five books of Moses) of the 24 books of the Hebrew is commonly known as the Written can also mean the continued narrative from all the 24 books, from the Book of Genesis to the end of.

Professor Resnicoff is the author or co-author of five books, including Understanding Jewish Law, published by LexisNexis, and more than 50 articles and book chapters.

Much of his work focuses on the interrelationships between Jewish and secular legal systems, and he also teaches in the doctoral program at the Spertus Institute for Jewish.

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