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Published by Soncino Press in London .
Written in English


  • Jewish law.

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Statementby the late Rabbi Dr. Isaac Herzog ; foreword by Professor M. Silberg.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ;
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Open LibraryOL22150975M
ISBN 100900689153, 0900689161, 0900689145

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Herzog, Isaac, Main institutions of Jewish law. London: The Soncino Press, (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Herzog, Isaac, Main institutions of Jewish law. London, New York, Soncino P. [] (OCoLC) The Main Institutions of Jewish Law Hardcover – January 1, by Isaac Herzog (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ 3 Author: Isaac Herzog. An informative guide to the foundations and processes of Jewish Law In this two-volume set, Rabbi Herzog provides readers a glimpse into the technical as well as philosophical underpinnings of Halacha (Jewish Law). Equally enjoyable by both scholarly readers as well as those without a Talmudic background, Rabbi Herzog.

The Main Institutions of Jewish Law,' applied the dogmatic method. The second volume of the work, which appeared not so long ago, deals with the law of obligations. Obligatio is a legal bond by virtue of which, according to the law of the country, we are compelled to do or forebear from doing something. Roman jurisprudence recognizes two types of. 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. Judaism - Judaism - Basic practices and institutions: Systematic presentations of the affirmations of the Jewish community were never the sole mode of expressing the beliefs of the people. Maintaining an equal importance with speculation—Haggadic, philosophic, mystical, or ethical—was Halakhah (Oral Law), the paradigmatic statement of the individual and communal . His main research interest is the history of Jewish law in medieval western Europe. He is currently working with Prof. Rami Reiner on a critical edition of medieval responsa by Isaac of Dampierre (d. ), and is also writing a book about Isaac ben Mordechai Kimhi, an important rabbinic decisor in 14th century Provence.

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