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Jewish law for Israel

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Script error: No such module "AfC submission catcheck". Jewish law for Israel is a book series edited by Prof. Nahum Rakover, published by the Ministry of Justice and the Jewish Legal Heritage Society. The different volumes were written by members of the Jewish law department: Rabbai Dr. Michael Wigoda, Rabbai Baruch khana, Rabbai Avraham Shinfeild and Rabbai Jonathan Blass.

Writing Process[edit]

The first volume of the series, guarantee law, was published in 1999. The last volume, so far, was published in 2014. The main purpose of the series is to provide a systematic and up-to-date presentation of Jewish law indexed to Israeli law, with Jewish law presented as a foundation of Israeli legislation and judicial decisions. Every book in the series is dedicated to one law in the Israeli law system. In accordance to the sections of the specific law, the book introduces the Jewish law approach on the matter.

The books also include suggested solutions to a wide range of issues that are not satisfyingly addressed within the existing law. The solutions are based in the Jewish legal traditions that reveals the way the sages had dealt with the same legal issue that still relevant today.

The books are intended to come on use in the work of legislators, judges and law scholars, but also to anyone who wishes to expand their knowledge regarding the Jewish approach to day to day issues. In the introduction to the series Prof. Rakover expressed his hope that "those who did not use the Jewish law to guide their interpretation of the Israeli law, will now do so as expected in a Jewish state and by that will also comply with the directive in the Israeli law concerning the foundations of the law". Many Rabbis and scholars have assisted in the writing process, including Rabbai Yosef Shalom Eliashiv, Rabbai Zalman Nechemia Goldberg, Rabbai Osher Weiss and Supream court judge Tsevi E. Tal.

Books in the series[edit]

Volume number Name Writer Page number Contant
1 Guarantee law Rabbai Baruch Khana 1654 Edited in accordance to Israeli guarantee law. Discusses issues as the condition that create or end a guarantee, guard responsibility and relationship.
2 Hire and loan Rabbai Dr. Michael Wigoda 673 Edited in accordance to Israeli hire and loan law. Discusses issues as the essence of a hire, time and place of hire, responsibility of restoration.
3 Bailment Rabbai Baruch Khana 864 Edited in accordance to Israeli bailment law. Discusses issues as the essence of a bailment, responsibility of bail bondsman, multi bailsman's, bailsman rights.
4 Torts Rabbai Avraham Shinfeild 512 Edited in accordance to Israeli torts law. Discusses issues as damages by a minor, parent responsibility, corporative damaging, assault, liability.
5 Unjust enrichment Rabbai Jonathan Blass 236 Edited in accordance to Israeli Unjust enrichment law. Discusses issues as one does not suffer loss and another derives benefit, building on another's property, debt relief.
6 Restoration of lost property Rabbai Dr. Michael Wigoda 150 Edited in accordance to Israeli law regulates the treatment of losses. Discusses issues as finder responsibility, losses in privet property, lost owners, abandoned property.
7 Joint ownership 346 Edited in accordance to Israeli property law. Discusses issues as ownership relations, building and planting in shared property.
8 Trust Rabbai Yaron Unger 798 Edited in accordance to Israeli trust law. Discusses issues as Maintenance and development responsibility, liability, trust rights, privet and public trusts.
9 Defensive contracts Rabbai Zion Iluz 528 Edited in accordance to Israeli trust law. Discusses issues as Contract For Appearance Sake, Mistake and deception, coercion and oppression.
10 Agency Rabbai Dr. Michael Wigoda 1008 Edited in accordance to Israeli agency law. Discusses issues as exceeding permission, agent responsibility, and multi-agents.

Books in writing:

  • Gift
  • Remedies for contract breeching
  • Criminal responsibility
  • Criminal responsibility caveats
  • Pledge
  • merchandise

External links[edit]

The series website (In Hebrew)

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