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By Shlomo M Brody

ISBN-10: 1592643515

ISBN-13: 9781592643516

Abortion, stem-cell learn, conversion criteria, girl rabbis, DNA trying out, animal cruelty, civil marriages in Israel. whereas today’s so much hot-button halakhic matters elicit powerful evaluations on either side, few comprehend the halakhic origins in their perspectives, their old improvement or social implications. with no totally greedy the problems to hand, respectful discussion among conflicting reviews turns into impossible.

In A consultant to the complicated, Brody offers over a hundred thirty of the main provocative, debatable subject matters in Jewish legislations this day. The book’s concise, articulate essays, in response to the author’s well known “Ask the Rabbi” column within the Jerusalem publish, cite resources and students from around the ideological spectrum to be able to raise admire for the variety of voices of the halakhic discussion. This compendium of hugely proper essays provides a correct photograph of the criminal, ancient, and sociological elements which are basic to realizing halakhic debates.

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Abortion, stem-cell learn, conversion criteria, girl rabbis, DNA checking out, animal cruelty, civil marriages in Israel. whereas today’s such a lot hot-button halakhic matters elicit robust evaluations on both sides, few comprehend the halakhic origins in their perspectives, their ancient improvement or social implications.

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