American Jewish Year Book Volume 10

American Jewish Year Book Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...for the general welfare." Michigan.--Both the law and the decisions thereunder governing labor on Sunday are reasonable in tone in Michigan. Besides the usual statute of exemption, which is practically the one prevailing in New York, there are laws permitting Seventh-Day Sabbatarians to do servile labor on Sunday, if this does not disturb persons attending places of worship, and to keep open their places of business on that day." 83 Commonwealth v. Has, 122 ibid., 40 (1877). "Ibid., p. 41. See Commonwealth v. Marzynski, 149 ibid., 68 (1886); Same v. Dextra, ibid., 28 (1886). Commonwealth v. Starr, 144 ibid., 359 (1887), holds that an observant Jew will not be permitted to keep his meat-shop open on Sunday. Here the defendant opened his shop only to his own customers, all of whom were Jews: the court declared, however, that there were no degrees of opening a shop, and it must be kept closed absolutely on Sunday. In the case of Commonwealth v. Alexander, 185, ibid., 551 (1904), the exception in the statute relating to entertainments for charity on Sunday clearly applied. Commonwealth v. Kirshen, 80 Northeastern, 2 (1907) reaffirmed the decision in the Starr case. On Sunday a Jew may not labor; he disturbs those at worship on that day. "Compiled Laws of 1897, ch. 154, 5912, 5918, 5920, 5922. The last provision is expressly negatived by the statutes in force in Arkansas, New Jersey, and Rhode Island. The case of The People v. Michael Bellet, 99 Michigan, 151 (1894), contains the interesting statement that, if a statute against barbering on Sunday specially exempts Seventh-Day Sabbatarians from its operation, it is not unconstitutional as a piece of class legislation. Minnesota.--A recent case in Minnesota holds that a Jew...show more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 236g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236510356
  • 9781236510358