The Torah permits plunder, but also disapproves.
From ancient tort laws to modern Israeli psychologists.
An expansion of freedom to follow halakhah, or a license to kill?
A new exhibit displays the physical legacy of the great sage’s work.
Improving Israeli law in the era of big data and smart appliances.
While the soul may have primary importance, the body is still seen as a holy vessel.
A new study of Jewish law in the medieval Muslim world argues that he did.
But what does it mean for the state of Israel?
He understood his adopted country’s potential, and its vulnerabilities.
“In heaven there will be no law,” an American legal giant once wrote. For Jews, it’s exactly the opposite.
Pro-life, but not in the contemporary sense.
Halakhah was important no matter how it was understood.