The Jewish Law Annual: Volume 14

The Jewish Law Annual: Volume 14

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The volume contains ten articles, including a penetrating analysis of the application of Jewish price fraud law to the workings of the present-day marketplace. Diverse in their scope and focus, the articles address legal, historical, textual, comparative and conceptual questions. The volume concludes with a survey of recent literature on biblical and Jewish law, and a chronicle section, which discusses recent Israeli and American court cases involving issues where Jewish law is of particular relevance, thereby making the Annual a journal of record.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 156 x 234mm | 766g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138973785
  • 9781138973787

Table of contents

Part 1 1. Hanina Ben-Menahem Doubt, Choice and Conviction: A Comparison of the Kim Li Doctrine and Probabilism 2. Yitzchok A. Breitowitz Halakhic Alternatives in IVF-Pregnancies: A Survey 3. Irwin H. Haut z"l, Recovery for Fright, Shock and Emotional Distress under Jewish Law, and Some Comparisons to the Common Law 4. David Henshke Agency and Divorce Proceedings: On the Legal Methodology of Maimonides' Mishne Torah 5. Ephraim Kanarfogel Halakha and Metziut (Realia) in Medieval Ashkenaz: Surveying the Parameters and Defining the Limits 6. Aaron Levine Onaa and the Operation of the Modern Marketplace 7. Ephraim Nissan Review Article: Some Recent Work on Logic, Mathematics and Halakha 8. Meir Raffeld The Controversies of the Sages of Poland in the Sixteenth Century: A Chapter in the History of Jewish Law, Its General Rules and Methods of Decision-Making 9. Bernhard Septimus Kings, Coinage and Constitutionalism: Notes on a Responsum of Nahmanides 10. Michael Wygoda On the Relationship between the Capacity to Perform a Legal Task and the Capacity to Appoint an Agent to Perform it Part 2: Chronicle 11. Martin Edelman 'Something there is that doesn't love a wall' 12. Daniel B. Sinclair Jewish Law in Israel and around the World Part 3 13. Survey of Recent Literatureshow more