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Jewish Legal Theories
Writings on State, Religion, and Morality
Leora Batnitzky, ed.; Yonatan Brafman, ed.

Brandeis University Press



Contents

• Foreword
• Acknowledgments
• Introduction
• PART 1: JEWISH LAW AND THE RISE OF THE MODERN NATION-STATE
• Benedict de Spinoza,
Theological-Political Treatise
• Selections from the Writings of Moses Mendelssohn and an Associated Text
• Abraham Geiger,
Posthumous Writings
• Selections from the Writings of Samson Raphael Hirsch
• Zacharias Frankel, “Judicial Evidence According to Mosaic Talmudic Law”
• Heinrich Graetz,
History of the Jews
• Selections from the Writings of Hermann Cohen
• Menachem Elon, “The Legal System of Jewish Law”
• Selections from the Writings of Robert Cover
• PART 2: EASTERN EUROPEAN VIEWS OF LAW: DISSOLUTION OF JEWISH COMMUNAL POWER
• Selections from the Writings of Elijah of Vilna and Associated Texts
• Ḥayyim of Volozhin,
The Soul of Life
• Selections from the Writings of Shneur Zalman of Liady
• Naḥman Krochmal,
Guide of the Perplexed of the Age
• Yisrael (Lipkin) Salanter,
Light of Israel
• Ḥayyim Soloveitchik,
Novellae and Clarifications on Maimonides
• Shimon Shkop,
Novellae on Tractates Bava Kamma, Bava Metzia, and Bava Batra
• Selections from the Writings of Yisrael Meir Kagan and Associated Texts
• Selections from the Writings of Joseph B. Soloveitchik
• PART 3: ULTRA-ORTHODOXY AND THE REJECTION OF THE MODERN NATION-STATE
• Selections from the Writings of Moshe Sofer and Associated Texts
• Selections from the Writings of Akiva Yosef Schlesinger and an Associated Text
• Moshe Shemuel Glasner,
Fourth Generation
• Isaac Breuer, “The Philosophical Foundations of Jewish and of Modern Law”
• Selections from the Writings of Avraham Yeshayahu Karelitz
• Moshe Feinstein,
Epistles of Moshe
• Selections from the Writings of Yoel Teitelbaum and Associated Texts
• PART 4: JEWISH LAW AND THE STATE OF ISRAEL
• Selections from the Writings of Abraham Isaac Kook
• Ben-Zion Meir Hai Uziel,
Uziel’s Rulings
• Shlomo Goren, “Is a Torah Constitution Possible?”
• Isaac Halevi Herzog,
Constitution and Law in a Jewish State According to the Torah
• Yeshayahu Leibowitz, “The Religious Significance of the State of Israel”
• Eliezer Berkovits,
Not in Heaven: The Nature and Function of Halakha
• Shaul Yisraeli,
Pillar of the Right
• Eliezer Waldenberg,
Laws of the State
• Ovadiah Yosef, “Regarding Women’s Recital of the Blessing over the Lulav and Other Time-Bound Positive Commandments”
• PART 5: JEWISH FEMINIST VIEWS OF LAW
• Rachel Adler,
Engendering Judaism: An Inclusive Theology and Ethics
• Tamar Ross,
Expanding the Palace of Torah: Orthodoxy and Feminism
• Tova Hartman,
Feminism Encounters Traditional Judaism: Resistance and Accommodation
• Ronit Irshai, “Toward a Gender Critical Approach to the Philosophy of Jewish Law (Halakhah)”
• Index

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