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Selected topics in Jewish law

Selected topics in Jewish law

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Published by Open University of Israel in Tel-Aviv, Boston : Institute of Jewish Law, Boston University School of Law .
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    Subjects:
  • Talmud -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Jewish law -- Bibliography.,
  • Jewish law.,
  • Equity (Jewish law),
  • Medical laws and legislation (Jewish law),
  • Critically ill -- Legal status, laws, etc. (Jewish law),
  • Self-help (Jewish law),
  • Necessity (Jewish law),
  • Unjust enrichment (Jewish law)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Hanina Ben-Menahem and Neil S. Hecht.
    GenreBibliography.
    ContributionsBen-Menahem, Hanina., Hecht, Neil S., Universiṭah ha-petuḥah., Institute of Jewish Law. Boston University School of Law.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18297674M
    ISBN 1096530524108, 96530524116, 96530524124, 96530524132, 96530524140, 96530604545

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