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Jewish law

One rabbi’s argument that civil law is rooted in human reason.

Chaim Saiman
June 2 2017 12:01AM

Conferring an air of legality on the murder of Naboth.

Shalom Holtz
Dec. 16 2016 12:01AM

John Selden, Brexit, and the need for national laws.

July 18 2016 12:01AM

Did ancient rabbis get their idea of divine law from the ancient Greeks?

Richard Hidary, Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi, Christine Hayes and Benjamin Sommer
April 7 2016 12:01AM

The key to Jewish continuity lies in observance of Jewish law, a fact Jewish conservatives would do well to remember.

April 23 2015 12:01AM

There is, and one strain of it needs to be reclaimed—especially in the aftermath of Gaza.

Yoel Finkelman
Sept. 3 2014 6:37PM

The Jewish Legal Tradition and Its Discontents

Dec. 1 2013 10:24PM

Logical maneuvers in Tractate Pesahim are a reminder that studying Talmud yields not just knowledge of the law but training for the mind.

Adam Kirsch
July 11 2013 12:00AM