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Published: 01 September 1982

310 Pages

ISBN: 9780197100394

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Tree of Life

Diversity, Flexibility and Creativity in Jewish Law

Louis Jacobs

The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization in association with Liverpool University Press

In this study of how the Halakhah (the Jewish legal system) embraces each of life's situations, the author demonstrates that the Halakhists, influenced by their diverse cultural backgrounds, sought throughout the ages to maintain the flexibility of the law.