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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford [Eng.] .
Written in English


  • Larceny (Jewish law)

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Edition Notes

Statementby Bernard S. Jackson.
LC ClassificationsKBM4234 .J33 1972
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 316 p.
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17733056M

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Bernard S. Jackson, Theft in Early Jewish Law Clarendon Press: Oxford University Press, , pp. xviii, , £ Dr. Jackson traces with great erudition the development of the laws of theft in all their ramifications from the earliest pentateuchal code, the Book . Home Research Research Explorer Publications Theft in Early Jewish Law. Home; Research; Research Explorer. Theft in Early Jewish Law. Research output: Book/Report › Book. Authors: B. Jackson; Overview; Citation formatsCited by: The ways we justify theft cannot free us of its corrupting influence. Study. Theft in the World of Business Theft in Jewish Law. Business Ethics and Jewish Law. Jewish Business Ethics. Jewish Work and Commerce. Jewish Ethics. Assisting the Perpetrator of an Evil DeedAuthor: Rabbi Michael Strassfeld. Search text. Search type Research Explorer Website Staff directory. Alternatively, use our A–Z indexCited by:

THEFT AND ROBBERY (Heb. גְּנֵבָה וּגְזֵלָה). An object which is in the possession of a person without the consent of its owner or any other person having a right thereto, when that person knows – or should know – that the latter does not consent, is considered to be stolen or robbed by him, regardless of whether the person holding it intends to restore it to the possession. Capital and corporal punishment in Judaism has a complex history which has been a subject of extensive debate. The Bible and the Talmud specify capital punishment by the "Four Executions of the Court," — stoning, burning, decapitation, and strangulation — for the most severe transgressions, and the corporal punishment of flagellation for intentional transgressions of negative commandments. Stealing, Punishment and the Jewish Way By Avi Lazerson It is interesting to compare the Jewish method of dealing with thieves to the non-Jewish method. It is interesting because it sheds light not only on the differences between the two systems of law and . - In Jewish Law - Adultery Due to Mistake of Fact - Adultery Due to Ignorance of the Law. In the Biblical Period. The extramarital intercourse of a married man is not per se a crime in biblical or later Jewish law. This distinction stems from the economic aspect of Israelite marriage: the wife was the husband's possession, and adultery.

Reprinted with permission from A Book of Life (Schocken Books). "Rabbi Yohanan said: When a person robs his fellow even the value of a perutah [penny], it is as though he had taken his life away from him, as it is said, ‘So are the ways of everyone that is greedy of gain, which takes away the life of the owners thereof’ (Proverbs )" (Babylonian Talmud, Bava Kamma a).Author: Rabbi Michael Strassfeld. 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. • It is forbidden to steal, whether from a child or a grownup, Jew or Gentile, and even from an individual who has caused you pain. The prohibition applies even to an object which is of minimal value, less than a perutah.1 However, it is technically permitted to take an item whose worth is so minimal that the owner will not care if it is taken, such as a sliver of wood from a bundle of wood. Jewish Law: Books. 1 - 20 of results. Grid View Grid. List View List. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book! Quickview. Ethical Wills: Putting Your by Barry K. Baines. Paperback $ See All Formats. Available Online. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book!.