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By Shlomo M Brody

ISBN-10: 1592643515

ISBN-13: 9781592643516

Abortion, stem-cell study, conversion criteria, woman rabbis, DNA checking out, animal cruelty, civil marriages in Israel. whereas today’s so much hot-button halakhic matters elicit powerful evaluations on both sides, few comprehend the halakhic origins in their perspectives, their ancient improvement or social implications. with no totally greedy the problems to hand, respectful discussion among conflicting reviews turns into impossible.

In A consultant to the complicated, Brody provides over a hundred thirty of the main provocative, debatable subject matters in Jewish legislations this day. The book’s concise, articulate essays, in response to the author’s renowned “Ask the Rabbi” column within the Jerusalem publish, cite resources and students from around the ideological spectrum to be able to elevate appreciate for the range of voices of the halakhic discussion. This compendium of hugely correct essays offers a correct photograph of the criminal, historic, and sociological components which are basic to figuring out halakhic debates.

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