Halakhah

A classic historical study explains why not.

June 3 2019 12:01AM

The Torah permits plunder, but also disapproves.

Shlomo Brody
Feb. 19 2019 12:01AM

From ancient tort laws to modern Israeli psychologists.

Shlomo Zuckier
Feb. 18 2019 12:01AM

An expansion of freedom to follow halakhah, or a license to kill?

Ruth Friedman, Shmuel Herzfeld and Daniel Korobkin
Feb. 18 2019 12:01AM

A new exhibit displays the physical legacy of the great sage’s work.

Rhona Lewis
Feb. 12 2019 12:01AM

Improving Israeli law in the era of big data and smart appliances.

Aviad Hacohen and Gabi Siboni
Feb. 6 2019 12:01AM

While the soul may have primary importance, the body is still seen as a holy vessel.

Shlomo Brody
Jan. 7 2019 12:01AM

A new study of Jewish law in the medieval Muslim world argues that he did.

Ezra Blaustein
Dec. 28 2018 12:01AM

But what does it mean for the state of Israel?

Dec. 13 2018 12:01AM

In some ways, halakhah is more about social norms than about law.

Nov. 2 2018 12:01AM

He understood his adopted country’s potential, and its vulnerabilities.

Mark Gottlieb
Oct. 19 2018 12:01AM

“In heaven there will be no law,” an American legal giant once wrote. For Jews, it’s exactly the opposite.

Sept. 13 2018 12:01AM

Is a biblical commandment against taking a mother bird with her young intended to teach mercy, or is it about something else?

Aug. 23 2018 12:01AM

Pro-life, but not in the contemporary sense.

Shlomo Brody
Aug. 13 2018 12:01AM