Jewish Law (4-Volume Set): History, Sources, Principles  -     By: Menachem Elon
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Jewish Law (4-Volume Set): History, Sources, Principles

Jewish Publication Society / Hardcover

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"Assuming no prior knowledge, Elon surveys the history and basic principles of Jewish law, the legal sources and processes that enabled it to adapt, and the literary sources---ancient to contemporary---that students of Jewish law rely upon. Copious quotations from primary sources. This is the definitive work,"---Library Journal. 2500 pages total, four hardcovers. Jewish Publication Society.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 2500
Vendor: Jewish Publication Society
Dimensions: 10.00 X 7.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0827603894
ISBN-13: 9780827603899

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A Philip and Muriel Berman Edition; Translated from the Hebrew by Bernard Auerbach and Melvin Sykes

Justice Menachem Elon’s classic text surveys the panorama of Jewish law from biblical times to contemporary Israel. The result is the most definitive record to date of a unique legal system that integrates criminal, civil, and religious law to form a unified whole of unprecedented range. This four-volume set is an essential resource for academic, legal, and personal libraries.

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