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Volume 10

Progressive Halakhah

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Gender Issues in Jewish Law

Essays and Responsa

Edited by Walter Jacob† and Moshe Zemer†

160 pages,

ISBN  978-1-57181-239-1 $27.95/£19.00 Pb Published (November 2000)


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Published in Association with the Solomon B. Freehof Institute of Progressive Halakhah

General Editor: Walter Jacob†

Walter Jacob† was Senior Scholar of Rodef Shalom Congregation, Pittsburgh, Pennslyvania. He also served as President of the Freehof Institute of Progressive Halakhah. He authored and edited a number of titles including American Reform Responsa (1983), Liberal Judaism and Halakhah (1988) and Not by Birth Alone, Conversion to Judaism (1997).

Moshe Zemer† was Director of the Freehof Insittue of Progressive Halakhah and a founder of the Movement for Progressive Judaism in Israel. He contributed to numerous articles on halakhah in the Israeli press and scientific journals and was author of The Sane Halakhah [Hebrew], (1993) which was translated into both German and English.

Subject: Jewish Studies Gender Studies



Contents

Chapter 1. Halakhah and Innovation
R. Adler

Chapter 2. The Confrontation of the Minhag and Halakhah
W. Dorff

Chapter 3. Reform Judaism and Same Sex Marriage
D. Ellenson and P. Knobel

Chapter 4. The Woman in Reform Judaism
W. Jacob

Chapter 5. Marriage, Divorce, and Gender
J. Rayner

Chapter 6. Progressive Halakhah on Homosexual Marriage
M. Zemer

Chapter 7. Selected Responsa

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