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Jewish matrimonial law in the Middle Ages

ZeК№ev W. Falk

Jewish matrimonial law in the Middle Ages

by ZeК№ev W. Falk

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Published by Oxford University Press in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marriage (Jewish law),
  • Divorce (Jewish law),
  • Jews -- Germany -- History.,
  • Jews -- France -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Zeʹev W. Falk.
    SeriesScripta Judaica -- 6.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 154 p.
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17775582M

    I previously blogged about Jewish religious law that governs marriages and divorces of Jews in Israel.I also blogged about Jewish divorces in other time I asked my colleagues in the Global Legal Research Directorate for examples of countries that recognize the application of religious matrimonial laws. In this blog post I will highlight whether and the extent to which three. from the Jewish congregation and community, i.e., the loss of protection and economic sustenance. These dramatic changes in Jewish law had an economic and social background: 25 During the high middle ages, the families of the Jewish élite were mostly active in long-distance trade, which involved long periods, sometimes years, of separation.

    But in the Middle Ages, newcomers, as already said, were not generally welcome. The question of space was one important reason, for all newcomers had to stay in the Ghetto. Secondly, the newcomer was not amenable to discipline. Local custom varied much in the details both of Jewish and general law. Law Biale, Rachel. Women and Jewish Law. New York: Schocken. Contains information on rulings affecting women by medieval rabbis. Falk, Ze'ev. Jewish Matrimonial Law in the Middle Ages. London: Oxford U.P. Describes medieval Jewish law and practice in areas of monogamy, the matrimonial match, divorce, and the status of woman.

    During the Middle Ages, until the Emancipation of the 19th century, central Jewish authorities arose occasionally in certain European countries. The United Synagogue of Great Britain, for example, still appoints a Chief Rabbi of the country and maintains strict . Part of the Praeger Series on the Middle Ages, this book is a compact overview of Jews in the middle ages. Touching gently on such topics as the Talmud, the importance of writers such as Maimonides and Rashi, and the often strained relationship between Jews and Christians, this book provides a clear overview of an immense subject/5.


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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Falk, Zeʹev W. (Zeʹev Wilhelm), Jewish matrimonial law in the Middle Ages. Cambridge: (The entire book is available at The Library of Iberian Sources Online); Falk, Ze’ev. Jewish Matrimonial Law in the Middle Ages. London: ; Finkelstein, Louis.

Jewish Self-Government in the Middle Ages. New York:70–71, –; Friedman, Mordecai A. “Marriage as Jewish matrimonial law in the Middle Ages book Institution: Jewry Under Islam.”. Until recent times, Jewish roles in both the private and public realms of life were significantly determined by gender.

In the rabbinic vision of the ideal ordering of human society, which guided Jewish life for almost two millennia, special position and status-conferring obligations were reserved for eligible males, while females were seen as a separate and secondary category of human by: 1.

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The emergence of international law and periodization of its development remain relevant today. In general, most scientists consider that there were limited manifestations of international law in. Amnon Linder's aim has been comprehensiveness rather than selectivity.

The Jews in Legal Sources of the Early Middle Ages is the first and only corpus of the relevant sources in their original Greek or Latin and in English translation. The texts have been arranged in five parts, with each part consisting of separate sources, in all.5/5(1).

Jewish history is the history of the Jews, and their nation, religion and culture, as it developed and interacted with other peoples, religions and gh Judaism as a religion first appears in Greek records during the Hellenistic period ( BCE – 31 BCE) and the earliest mention of Israel is inscribed on the Merneptah Stele dated – BCE, religious literature tells the.

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–4). This is a tour of Jewish life in the Middle Ages (12thth century). It is themat so that is examines attitudes towards the Synagouge in one chapter and examines the attitude of Jews towards the Slave trade and other occupations in another area.

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A revised edition prepared by Cecil Roth (in many ways Abraham's successor) appeared in London in It is unfortunate that recent reprints of the work (e.g., the Atheneum paperback edition, 15th printing,from which all page references in this essay are taken) have been based on the first rather than the second (revised) by: 4.

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1) Professor Yaron, Reuven “ Jewish Law and Other Legal Systems of Antiquity ” () 4 JSS – (Review-Article of J.J. Rabinowitz, Jewish Law, Its Influence on the Development of Legal Institutions (), and of his Studies in Legal History ()).

(Jerusalem, ); Z. Falk, Jewish!Matrimonial Law in the Middle Ages (Oxford, ); and L. The Jewzsh Famzly zn thf Rhineland detailed portrait of Jewish family structure would be possible, however, were it not for a memorial list of Jewish martyrs who perished in the Rhineland city of Mainz during the massacres of the First.

An Introduction to Jewish Matrimonial Law. The Jewish wedding is both an exciting and awe-inspiring occasion in the Jewish life-cycle; but as momentous as it is, the ceremony itself is but one aspect of the greater world of matrimony.

To fully appreciate the complete spectrum of issues concerning Jewish marriage, Feldheim Publishers presents Arnold Cohen's An Introduction to Jewish Matrimonial Law.

Buy Access; Help; About; Contact Us; Cookies; Encyclopedias | Text editions. Israel Abrahams, Jewish Life in the Middle Ages (New York: Atheneum, ). Ze'ev W. Falk, Jewish Matrimonial Law in the Middle Ages, ed. Altmann and J. Weiss, Scripta Judaica (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ). In the early modern period, a court Jew, or court factor (German: Hofjude, Hoffaktor), was a Jewish banker who handled the finances of, or lent money to, European, mainly German, royalty and return for their services, court Jews gained social privileges, including in some cases being granted noble Jews were needed because prohibitions against usury applied to.

For Jewish marriage in the Christian milieu, see Ze'ev W. Falk, Jewish Matrimonial Law in the Middle Ages (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ); Jewish Law in Spain and the Halakhic Activity of Author: Judith Baskin. Reprinted from Jewish Women in Historical Perspective, edited by Judith Baskin,with permission of the Wayne State University Press.

Jew began settling in Western Europe in Roman time, primarily as merchants and traders. As Europe became Christian, Jews found themselves subject to increasing legal disabilities, a process that continued throughout the medieval : Judith Baskin.Falk, Ze'ev W.,Jewish Matrimonial Law in the Middle Ages, edited by A.

Altmann and J. G. Weiss, Scripta Judaica, Oxford: Oxford University Press. when Tevyeh's daughter Tzeitel insisted on taking a husband of her own choice, the incident was portrayed as a seismic crevice in the fabric of religious orthodoxy, and as the first in a.A more substantive claim for the impact of Christian marriage law has been made by Ze ʾ ev W.

Falk in Jewish Matrimonial Law in the Middle Ages (Oxford, ), and that for Muslim law of prayer has been made by Naftali Wieder in Islamic Influences on the Jewish Worship (Oxford, ; in Hebrew).

This area of research is in its infancy.