Israel and the Diaspora in Jewish Law

LOOK INSIDE: Israel and the Diaspora 1997 – ISBN 0-929699-09-2 Contributors Judith Hauptman is E. B. Ivry Professor of Talmud and Rabbinic Culture at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York; she has written numerous articles and essays as well as The Development of the Talmudic Sugya (1987), Rereading the Mishnah (2005). Walter Jacob is President … More Israel and the Diaspora in Jewish Law

Marriage and its Obstacles in Jewish Law

LOOK INSIDE: Marriage and Its Issues Published 1999 – ISBN 0-929699-10 Contributors Israel Bettan (1889-1957) was Professor of Midrash and Homiletics at the Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, Ohio. President of the Central Conference of American Rabbis, Chair of its Responsa Committee. Author of Studies in Jewish Preaching in the Middle Ages (1939), The Five Scrolls (1950). … More Marriage and its Obstacles in Jewish Law

Gender Issues in Jewish Law

LOOK INSIDE: Gender Issues Published 2001 – ISBN 1-57181-239-3 Contributors Rachel Adler is Joint Associate Professor of Modern Jewish Thought and Gender at the School of Religion, University of Southern California and the Rabbinical School, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Los Angeles. She is the author of Engendering Judaism: An Inclusive Theology and Ethics (1998) … More Gender Issues in Jewish Law

The Environment in Jewish Law

LOOK INSIDE: The Environment Published 2003 – ISBN 1-57181-431-0 Contributors Philip J. Bentley is rabbi of Agudas Israel, Hendersonville, NC. He has writtenin the area of ecology and in other fields. Lynn Bry is M.D./Ph.D. student in molecular microbiology in Israel; she has written on environmental concerns in The Environmental Magazine and elsewhere. Solomon B. Freehof … More The Environment in Jewish Law

Re-Examining Progressive Jewish Halakhah

LOOK INSIDE: Reexamining Progressive Halakhah Published 2002 – ISBN 1-57181-404-3 Contributors Joan Friedman served as Jewish chaplain and instructor in religiona at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York. She has served on the Responsa Committee of the Cenbtral Conference of American Rabbis since 1994. She is currently preparing a doctoral dissertation on Solomon B. Freehof. Walter … More Re-Examining Progressive Jewish Halakhah

Sexual Issues in Jewish Law

LOOK INSIDE: Sexual Issues Published 2005 – ISBN 0-929699-17-3 Contributors Israel Bettan (1889–1957) was professor of Midrash and Homiletics at the Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, Ohio. President of the Central Conference of American Rabbis, Chair of its Responsa Committee. Author of Studies in Jewish Preaching in the Middle Ages (1939), The Five Scrolls (1950). Solomon B. … More Sexual Issues in Jewish Law

Poverty and Tzedakah in Jewish Law

LOOK INSIDE: Poverty and Tzedakah Published 2006 – ISBN 0-929-699-18-1 Contributors Ronald A. Brauner is Professor of Judaic Studies at Siegal College of Judaic Studies in Cleveland, Ohio. He has previously taught at Gratz College, Temple University and Beaver College. From 1972 until 1983 he was chairman of the Rabbinic Civilization Department of the Reconstructionist Rabbinic … More Poverty and Tzedakah in Jewish Law