The Environment in Jewish Law: Essays and Responsa (Progressive Halakhah #12) Cover Image
By Walter Jacob (Editor), Zemer Moshe (Editor)
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Environmental concerns are at the top of the agenda around the world. Judaism, like the other world religions, only rarely raised issues concerning the environment in the past. This means that modern Judaism, the halakhic tradition no less than others, must build on a slim foundation in its efforts to give guidance. The essays in this volume mark the beginning of a new effort to face questions and formulate answers of vital importance.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781571814319
ISBN-10: 1571814310
Publisher: Berghahn Books
Publication Date: November 1st, 2003
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: Progressive Halakhah