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Introduction

1. The Foundations and Nature of Halakhah

Halakhah/25

The Nature of Halakhah and its Development/25

The Written Law and the Oral Law/31

'Halakhah Received by Moses at Sinai'/33

Sects. Halakhah in the Literature of the Second Temple Period/33

Reform/53

The Conservative Movement/56

Halakhah and Reality. Halakhah and Society/58

Halakhah and Psychological Principles/63

Miscellaneous/63

Halakhic Interpretation. Hermeneutic Principles/65

General/65

The Seven Hermeneutic Rules (of Hillel)/66

The Thirteen Hermeneutic Rules (of R. Ishmael)/66

The Thirty-Two Hermeneutic Rules (of R. Eliezer ben Yose haGelili)/66

Individual Hermeneutic Rules. Miscellaneous/67

Exegesis. Terminology/69

General/69

Studies. Terminology. Lexicons/69

Legal Logic/73

Principles for Deciding the Halakhah/73

General/73

Majority and Minority/74

Custom/74

Regulations. Legislation/75

Legislation of the Sages. Positive and Negative Regulations. Emergency Enactment/75

Expropriation/77

Power of Community Legislation/77

Miscellaneous Legislation - Until Close of Talmudic Period/78

Legal Fictions/78

Ethics and Halakhah/79

Aggadah and Halakhah. Philosophy and Halakhah. Kabbalah and Halakhah/85

Jurisprudence/86

Halakhic Schools. Modes of Study. Casuistics/86

Justice and Law/87

Religion and Law/89

The Commandments/91

The Reasons for the Commandments/92

Miscellaneous/92

2. Sources

Bible/101

General. Jurisprudence/101

Topics/115

Government/115

King. Judge. Administration/115

Priests and Levites/126

Covenants/128

Taxation/131

War/131

Society/133

General/133

Sabbatical and Jubilee years. Redemption of Property/139

Slavery/140

Proselyte. Foreigner/143

Penal Law/144

General. Punishments/144

Specific Crimes/149

Cities of Refuge/151

Family. Inheritance/153

Civil Law/166

Oath/170

Procedure/171

The Translations of Scripture (Targum)/173

Rabbinic Interpretation of Scripture/173

Miscellaneous/175

The Literature of the Tannaim/182

General. Studies on the Mishnah/182

Topics/191

Tractates. Chapters/193

Tosefta. Baraita/197

The Halakhic Midrashim/201

Persons and Schools of Thought/203

Translations/215

Talmud/218

General/218

Topics/231

Tractates. Sugiyot/244

The Jerusalem Talmud/246

Translations/248

Persons and Schools of Thought/249

History. Realia/252

Variant Texts. Editions/257

Translations/258

The Geonim/261

Maimonides/269

General/269

'Mishneh Torah'/280

Sources and Influence/283

'Sefer haMitzvot'/283

Commentary on the Mishnah/284

Letters. Responsa. Other Works/286

Bibliographies and Indices/288

Translations/288

Shulhan Arukh/291

The Work and its Author/291

Rema/293

Translations/293

Responsa/294

3. Jewish Law in General

Jewish Law in General/301

General Works. Introductions/301

Codification/308

Periodicals/308

Bibliographies/309

4. Jewish Law in the State of Israel

Jewish Law in the State of Israel/313

General/313

Applicability of Jewish Law/313

Jewish Law in Legislation/314

Jewish Law in Judicial Decisions/316

5. Comparative Law

Eastern Law/321

Greek and Roman Law/331

Medieval Law. Christian Law/338

Islamic and Ottoman Law/344

Western Law/346

Miscellaneous/352

6. Society and Government

Foundations of Government. Political Theory/357

Constitution. Human Rights/365

Society. Equality/369

Sabbatical and Jubilee Years/374

Annulment of Debt (Shemitta). Prozbul/377

King/377

Priests and Levites/381

The Great Assembly/383

Sanhedrin/385

General. Authority/385

Ordination. Restoration of the Sanhedrin/388

President of the Sanhedrin. 'Av Bet Din'. 'Mufla'/388

Exilarch/389

City - Organization and Administration/390

Communities - Organization and Administration/391

General/391

Austria/394

Australia/396

Italy/396

Ireland/401

South and Central America/401

England/402

Afghanistan/404

South Africa/405

North Africa/405

Erez Israel/407

United States/408

Babylon (Iraq)/412

Germany/413

Denmark/429

India/429

Holland and Belgium/430

Hungary/431

Turkey, Byzantium, the Balkans/432

Yugoslavia/434

Greece and the Greek Islands/434

Egypt/435

Syria/436

Spain and Portugal/436

Poland, Lithuania and Russia/438

Czechoslovakia/443

France/446

Canada/451

Rumania/451

Switzerland/451

Rabbi/452

Lay Leader. 'Parnas'. Functionaries/456

Census/457

Taxation/457

Police/458

Army and War/458

Welfare. Charity. Philanthropy. Love of Fellow Man/462

Redemption of Captives/466

Education/466

Urban Planning. Ecology/473

Land of Israel/474

Jerusalem/475

Religion and State/475

'The Law of the Land is Law'/480

International Law. Covenants/481

7. Courts and Procedure

Courts - Types, Establishment, and Authority/485

Arbitration/488

The Judge, His Appointment and Qualifications/488

Procedure/489

General/489

The Trial Process. Court Officials. The Attorney/490

Criminal Procedure/491

Miscellaneous/492

Execution (Civil)/493

Rabbinical Courts in the State of Israel/494

8. Evidence

General/497

Testimony/498

The Obligation to Testify. Witnesses' Oath/498

Perjury/498

Specific Types of Evidence/499

Oath/499

Admission/504

Self Incrimination/504

'Miggo' (Rule of Pleading)/505

Presumption. Possession. Usucaption/505

Miscellaneous/507

9. Contracts (Collections. Terminology)

Contracts (Collections. Terminology)/511

General/511

Forms. Collections/512

Terminology. Formulas/513

10. Penal Law

General. Penology/517

Penal Law in our Times. Capital Punishment - Past and Present/522

General Principles/523

Criminal Intent/523

Self Defence/524

Miscellaneous/525

Crimes/526

General/526

Homicide/526

General/526

Unintentional Killing/527

Cities of Refuge/527

Blood Avenger/528

Expiation Ceremony/529

Euthanasia/529

Suicide/531

Kidnapping/532

Rebellious Son/532

Theft and Robbery/533

Fraud. Deception/534

Crimes in the Area of Family - see Family

Treason/535

Witchcraft/535

Cruelty to Animals/536

Bribery/537

Miscellaneous/537

Punishments/538

Execution/538

Flagellation/539

Excommunication/539

'Kippah' (cell)/541

Imprisonment/541

Collective Punishment/542

'Karet'/542

Multiple Punishments - 'The Severer Penalty is Suffered'/542

Extradition/542

Fines and Forfeiture/543

Deterrence. Rebuke. Solidarity/543

Suspension of Commandments/543

Lack of Effect Because of Illegality/544

Danger to Life. Saving Life/544

Martyrdom. Self Sacrifice/545

Commutation of Capital Punishment/546

Repentance. Pardon. Rehabilitation/546

Miscellaneous/546

11. Status of the Individual

Legal Competence/551

General/551

Embryo/551

Minor/551

Imbecile. Drunkard/552

Deaf. Mute/554

Blind/554

Tumtum. Hermaphrodite/554

Woman/554

Status. Equality. Acquisitions/554

Appointments. Elections/562

Education/563

Miscellaneous/563

Slave. Slavery/564

Legal Personality. Corporations/569

Name. Title/569

Respect of Fellow Man/570

Sage. 'Haver'. Ignorant. 'Am-ha'Aretz'/571

Medicine/572

General/572

Medical Experimentation on Humans and Animals/582

Pregnancy/582

Artificial Fertilization/584

Abortion/585

Organ Transplant. Heart Transplant. Establishing Time of Death. Autopsies/587

Castration/590

Sex Change/590

Physician's Oath. Confidentiality/590

Miscellaneous/591

Jew. 'Who is a Jew?'/595

'Bene Israel'/598

Falashas. Lost Tribes/599

Karaites/600

Apostate/604

Proselyte. Conversion/605

Samaritans/610

Gentile. Resident Alien/613

Domicile/619

12. Family. Inheritance

Family - General/623

Betrothal/628

Marriage/629

General. Customs. Regulations/629

Rape and Seduction. 'Motzi Shem Ra'/633

Capacity to Marry. Child Marriage/633

Invalidity of Marriage/633

Kinship. Prohibited Sexual Relations/633

Illegitimacy. Bastardy/635

Miscellaneous/636

Miscellaneous/636

Polygamy. The Ban of Rabbenu Gershom/637

Intermarriage/638

Civil Marriage/641

Concubine. Reputed Wife/642

Interspousal Obligations/643

Matrimonial Property/643

Marriage Contract (Ketubbah)/644

Maintenance/646

Marital Relations/646

Adultery. 'The Adulterous Wife'/647

Termination of Marriage/648

Widow/648

Levirate Marriage/649

Bill of Divorce. Divorce/651

The Abandoned Wife - 'Agunah'/657

Annulment of Marriage/658

Parent and Child/658

General/658

Filial Responsibility/660

Adoption/661

Guardianship/662

Sexual Relations/663

Family - Miscellaneous/665

Inheritance/669

General/669

Inheritance Rights of the Husband, Wife, Daughter/671

Filial Succession to Public Office, Rabbinate/671

Primogeniture/671

Miscellaneous/672

13. Torts

General/677

Assault and Battery. Damage Done by Man/677

Damage Done by Property/678

Miscellaneous/678

14. Acquisition and Contract

Acquisition and Contract - General/683

Formation of Contract/684

Resolve. Firm Intent. Consideration/684

'Reliance'/685

Lotteries and Gambling/685

Mistake/686

Duress/686

Modes of Acquisition/687

Unacquirable Property/687

Sale/687

Gift/688

Wills/689

Lease and Hire/690

Bailments/690

Labor/691

Loans. Debts/693

Usury/694

Transfer of Obligations/696

Liens and Servitudes/697

Suretyship/698

Insurance/699

Partnership/699

Lost Property/700

Despair of Property/700

Ownerless Property/700

Legal Documents/701

Compromise and Waiver/702

Fraud/702

Abutter's Right of Preemption/702

Market Overt/703

Right of Settlement/703

Economic Theory. Trade and Commerce/704

Trespass/707

Copyright/707

Unjust Enrichment. 'Quasi-Contract'/708

'One Derives a Benefit and the Other Sustains No Loss'/708

Agency/709

Acquisition by Third Party/709

Fiduciaries/710

Land/710

Maritime Law/711

Miscellaneous/712

15. Various Concepts

'Brerah'/717

Time/717

Majority and Minority/718

Weights and Measures/718

Conditions/720

16. Reference Works

Bibliographies. Encyclopedias/725

Abbreviations/726

17. Biographies of the Sages

General/731

Personal Biographies/733

Subject Index

Place Names Index

Rabbinical Scholars Index

Authors Index

List of Periodicals, Collections and their Abbreviations

Subject Index in Hebrew


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