The Pittsburgh Platform in Retrospect

LOOK INSIDE: The Pittsburgh Platform in Retrospect Published 1985 – ISBN 0-915138-79-4 Contributors Walter Jacob, Rodef Shalom Congregation, President of Religious Education Association of America, Author of America Reform Responsa, Christianity Through Jewish Eyes, translator of B. Jacob, Exodus, A Commentary, among other works. Samuel Karff, Rabbi, Beth Israel, Houston, Texas, former editor of The Journal of Reform Judaism, Author of Hagadah, the … More The Pittsburgh Platform in Retrospect

Liberal Judaism and Halakhah

LOOK INSIDE: Liberal Judaism and Halakhah Published 1988 – ISBN 09-29699-00-9 Contributors Peter Haas holds the Abba Hillel Silver Chair of Religious Studies at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland; previously he has held a professorship at Vanderbilt University. He is the author of Morality After Auschwitz (1988),Recovering the Role of Women: Power and Authority in … More Liberal Judaism and Halakhah

Dynamic Jewish Law

LOOK INSIDE: Dynamic Jewish Law Published 1991 – ISBN 0-929699-03-3 Contributors Haim H. Cohn retired from the Supremem Court of Israel in 1981 after more than twenty years as Associate Justic and Deputy President. Earlier her served as Israel’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice. In addition to his mastery of secular law, he pursued rabbinic … More Dynamic Jewish Law

Rabbinic-Lay Relations in Jewish Law

LOOK INSIDE: Rabbinic Lay Relations Published 1993 – ISBN 0-929699-04-1 Contributors Peter Haas holds the Abba Hillel Silver Chair of Religious Studies at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland; previously he has held a professorship at Vanderbilt University. He is the author of Morality After Auschwitz (1988),Recovering the Role of Women: Power and Authority in Rabbinic … More Rabbinic-Lay Relations in Jewish Law

Conversion to Judaism in Jewish Law

LOOK INSIDE: Conversion to Judaism Published 1994 – ISBN 0-929699-05-X Contributors David Ellenson is I.A. and Anna Grancell Professor of Jewish Religious Thought at the Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion in Los Angeles as well as visiting Professor of History at the University of California, Los Angeles. He has published Tradition in Transition: … More Conversion to Judaism in Jewish Law

Death and Euthanasia in Jewish Law

LOOK INSIDE: Death and Euthanasia Published 1995 – ISBN 0-929699-06-8 Contributors Israel Bettan (1889-1957) was Professor of Midrash and Homiletics at the Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, President of the Central Conference of American Rabbis, Chair of its Responsa Commitee. Author of Studies in Jewish Preaching in the Middle Ages (1939), The Five Scrolls (1950). William Cutter … More Death and Euthanasia in Jewish Law