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The Resource Jewish and Israeli Law - An Introduction, Shimon Shetreet, Walter Homolka

Jewish and Israeli Law - An Introduction, Shimon Shetreet, Walter Homolka

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Jewish and Israeli Law - An Introduction
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Jewish and Israeli Law - An Introduction
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Shimon Shetreet, Walter Homolka
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eng
Summary
This book provides a concise introduction to the basics of Jewish law. It gives a detailed analysis of contemporary public and private law in the State of Israel, as well as Israel's legal culture, its system of government, and the roles of its democratic institutions: the executive, parliament, and judiciary. The book examines issues of Holocaust, law and religion, constitutionalization, and equality. It is the ultimate book for anyone interested in Israeli Law and its politics. Authors Shimon Shetreet is the Greenblatt Professor of Public and International Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. He is the President of the International Association of Judicial Independence and World Peace and heads the International Project of Judicial Independence. In 2008, the Mt. Scopus Standards of Judicial Independence were issued under his leadership. Between 1988 and 1996, Professor Shetreet served as a member of the Israeli Parliament, and was a cabinet minister under Yitzhak Rabin and Shimon Peres. He was senior deputy mayor of Jerusalem between 1999 and 2003. He was a Judge of the Standard Contract Court and served as a member of the Chief Justice Landau Commission on the Israeli Court System. The author and editor of many books on the judiciary, Professor Shetreet is a member of the Royal Academy of Science and Arts of Belgium. Rabbi Walter Homolka PhD (King's College London, 1992), PhD (University of Wales Trinity St. David, 2015), DHL (Hebrew Union College, New York, 2009), is a full professor of Modern Jewish Thought and the executive director of the School of Jewish Theology at the University of Potsdam (Germany). The rector of the Abraham Geiger College (since 2003) is Chairman of the Leo Baeck Foundation and of the Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich Scholarship Foundation in Potsdam. In addition, he has served as the executive director of the Masorti Zacharias Frankel College since 2013. The author of "Jüdisches Eherecht" and other publications on Jewish Law holds several distinctions: among them the Knight Commander's Cross of the Austrian Merit Order and the 1st Class Federal Merit Order of Germany. In 2004, President Jacques Chirac admitted Rabbi Homolka to the French Legion of Honor
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Shetreet, Shimon
Dewey number
340
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no index present
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In English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Homolka, Walter
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Law
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Jewish and Israeli Law - An Introduction, Shimon Shetreet, Walter Homolka
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Contents
  • Part I: Jewish Law
  • Chapter 1: The Emergence and Development of Jewish Law
  • Chapter 2: Jewish Law as a Pluralist Phenomenon
  • Part II: Legal Culture and System of Government in the State of Israel
  • Chapter 3: General Introduction
  • Chapter 4: System of Government
  • Part III: Fundamental Legal Doctrines of Israeli Law
  • Chapter 5: Basic Principles of the Israeli Legal System
  • Chapter 6: Judicial Role in Society
  • Chapter 7: Culture of Judicial Independence
  • Frontmatter
  • Part IV: Executive Powers and National Security Powers
  • Chapter 8: The Executive and Legislative Power
  • Chapter 9: War Powers--Relations between Civil Authorities and the Military
  • Part V: Israel as a Jewish and Democratic State
  • Chapter 10: Law and Religion in Israel
  • Chapter 11: The Historical Roots of Israel as a Jewish and Democratic State: The Founding Fathers Agreement of 1947
  • Chapter 12: The Jurisprudence of the Supreme Court on Non-Orthodox Communities
  • Part VI: Law and Religion: International Perspectives
  • Chapter 13: Selected Jewish and Other Religious Issues in International Jurisprudence
  • Part VII: Equality in Israeli Law
  • Abridged contents
  • Chapter 14: Promoting Equality for Women, Minorities, and Jews from Different Countries
  • Part VIII: Israel Meets the Challenges of Holocaust Dilemmas
  • Chapter 15: Holocaust Dilemmas in Israel
  • Part IX: Israeli Private and Commercial Law
  • Chapter 16: Commercial and Business Law
  • Chapter 17: Private Law
  • Chapter 18: Environmental Law
  • Chapter 19: Dispute Resolution
  • Index
  • Detailed Contents
  • Preface
  • Table of Cases
  • Table of Legislation
  • Glossary
  • About the Authors
Control code
ocn987949388
Extent
1 online resource (621 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783111751610
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)987949388
Label
Jewish and Israeli Law - An Introduction, Shimon Shetreet, Walter Homolka
Publication
Copyright
Contents
  • Part I: Jewish Law
  • Chapter 1: The Emergence and Development of Jewish Law
  • Chapter 2: Jewish Law as a Pluralist Phenomenon
  • Part II: Legal Culture and System of Government in the State of Israel
  • Chapter 3: General Introduction
  • Chapter 4: System of Government
  • Part III: Fundamental Legal Doctrines of Israeli Law
  • Chapter 5: Basic Principles of the Israeli Legal System
  • Chapter 6: Judicial Role in Society
  • Chapter 7: Culture of Judicial Independence
  • Frontmatter
  • Part IV: Executive Powers and National Security Powers
  • Chapter 8: The Executive and Legislative Power
  • Chapter 9: War Powers--Relations between Civil Authorities and the Military
  • Part V: Israel as a Jewish and Democratic State
  • Chapter 10: Law and Religion in Israel
  • Chapter 11: The Historical Roots of Israel as a Jewish and Democratic State: The Founding Fathers Agreement of 1947
  • Chapter 12: The Jurisprudence of the Supreme Court on Non-Orthodox Communities
  • Part VI: Law and Religion: International Perspectives
  • Chapter 13: Selected Jewish and Other Religious Issues in International Jurisprudence
  • Part VII: Equality in Israeli Law
  • Abridged contents
  • Chapter 14: Promoting Equality for Women, Minorities, and Jews from Different Countries
  • Part VIII: Israel Meets the Challenges of Holocaust Dilemmas
  • Chapter 15: Holocaust Dilemmas in Israel
  • Part IX: Israeli Private and Commercial Law
  • Chapter 16: Commercial and Business Law
  • Chapter 17: Private Law
  • Chapter 18: Environmental Law
  • Chapter 19: Dispute Resolution
  • Index
  • Detailed Contents
  • Preface
  • Table of Cases
  • Table of Legislation
  • Glossary
  • About the Authors
Control code
ocn987949388
Extent
1 online resource (621 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783111751610
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)987949388

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