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Modern Reform responsa

Solomon Bennett Freehof

Modern Reform responsa

by Solomon Bennett Freehof

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Published by Hebrew Union College Press in [Cincinnati?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Responsa -- 1800-,
  • Reform Judaism -- Customs and practices,
  • Jewish law -- Reform Judaism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Solomon B. Freehof.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM522.36 .R375 1971
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 319 p.
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5317338M
    LC Control Number72151008

    These prayer books served the needs of virtually all Reform congregations for nearly two generations. Yet, in several significant ways, the UPB’s were in need of major revisions. Published in and , these books appeared before the two epic events of modern Jewish history which shaped the consciousness of world. 40 books and over articles including The Responsa of the Va'ad Halakhah, The Status of Women in Jewish Law, and The Responsa of Prof. Louis Ginzberg. The Status of Women in Jewish Law: Responsa Jewish Questions: Responsa on Sephardic Life in the Early Modern Period The Ordination of Women as Rabbis: Studies and Responsa (Moreshet).

    He authored and edited a number of titles including American Reform Responsa (), Liberal Judaism and Halakhah () and Not by Birth Alone, Conversion to Judaism (). Moshe Zemer† was Director of the Freehof Insittue of Progressive Halakhah and a founder of . (shelved 2 times as reformed-christian) avg rating — 16, ratings — published

    In Conservative/Masorti Judaism, rituals are integral to Jewish living. To be sure that they are understood and performed correctly, the Conservative movement’s Committee on Jewish Law and Standards has published more than two hundred responsa on prayer, the Sabbath, festivals, High Holy Days, fasts, dietary laws, and life cycle events. In the Roman Empire. Roman law recognised responsa prudentium, i.e. the responses and thoughts of jurists, as one of the sources of ius scriptum (written law), along with laws originating from magistrates, from the Senate, or from the emperor.. A particularly well-known and highly influential example of such responsa was the Digesta (or Digests), in 90 books, principal work of the prominent.


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More than responsa (rabbinic answers to questions of Jewish law and practice), offering practical guidance in all areas of life. This volume of Reform responsa deals with such thorny issues as Jewish status, matrilineal and patrilineal descent, AIDS, adoption, euthanasia, apostates, intermarriage, circumcision, medical ethics, conversion and divorce.

Is it allowed to photocopy from books. Must a convert be buried in a Jewish cemetery. These questions and more are the topic of this volume, edited by Dr. Solomon Freehof and originally published in The questions included in this volume reflect the concerns of Reform Jews at the time the book was published, much of which is still relevant.

Twelve book-length collections of Reform responsa have been published; eight of these are the product of Rabbi Solomon B. Freehof, the leading halakhic figure in the history of North American Reform Judaism.

All CCAR responsa issued since are available online with a searchable database. Guides to Religious Practice. Reform Responsa for the Twenty-First Century: Sh’eilot Ut’shuvot is the latest in an ongoing series of Reform Responsa. Drawing from the breadth of traditional and modern Jewish texts, law, and ideology, this two volumes set addresses over seventy contemporary topics, including conversion of adopted children, fertility treatments.

Solomon Bennett Freehof (August 8, – ) was a prominent Reform rabbi, posek, and Freehof served as president of the Central Conference of American Rabbis and the World Union for Progressive ing inhe led the CCAR's work on Jewish law through its responsa committee.

He also spearheaded changes to Reform liturgy with revisions to the Union Prayer Book (). Halakha. I have several books of based on traditional Orthodox Halakha.

Reform Judaism of course diverges from many of those interpretations and practices. I find just reading through the various Responsa enlightening, they go through the logic of the "Why" we do what we do as Reform Reviews: 1.

Reform Responsa for the Twenty-First Century: Sh’eilot Ut’shuvot is the latest in an ongoing series of Reform Responsa.

Drawing from the breadth of traditional and modern Jewish texts, law, andReviews: 1. MODERN REFORM RESPONSA. As a matter of fact, the custom of giving a Jewish name to the ger is very old and goes back to the Tosefta.

The Tosefta, in Gitin VI, 6, speaks of a get given by a ger to his wife. It says that if the ger changed his name back to his heathen name, the get is nevertheless valid. The construction of gender in halakhic Responsa by the Reform movement: transgender people as a case study Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Modern Jewish Studies 18(2) April Modern Reform Responsa - PDF Electronic Version $ New Reform Responsa - PDF Electronic Version $ Reform Responsa for the Twenty-First Century: Sh'eilot Ut'shuvot Vols 1+2 - PDF Bundle, Electronic Version Book Clubs and Study Groups; Contact Info.

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CCAR RESPONSA. New American Reform Responsa. Agunot. QUESTION: Should we marry women considered agunot by Orthodox rabbis?(Martin Cohen, Los Angeles CA) ANSWER: In the long span of Jewish history, aside from the normal problems and aggravated circumstances surrounding divorce, the chief issue has been that of the agunah, a status caused by the disappearance of the.

The Bible presents only a small portion of the laws necessary for a state to function. Nevertheless, whole tractates of the Talmud discuss a wide variety of legal issues both civil and criminal.

Although the jurisdiction of the beth din was limited in every land where Jews have lived, the scholars felt that it was important to develop a system which dealt with every aspect of life.

New Reform Responsa () Duty to Seek Converts. New Reform Responsa () Changing the Surname of the Convert. Modern Reform Responsa () Converts and the Rabbi's Responsibility. Reform Responsa for Our Time () The Proselyte and Her Gentile Parents.

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Librivox Free Audiobook. YouTube Power Hour Podcast: YouTube, YouTube Channel, Full text of "Resent Reform Responsa".We package all books in custom cardboard book boxes for shipment and ship daily with tracking numbers.; "This book is an essential tool on the bookshelf of any Reform Rabbi.

It represents the modern answer to the Responsa method, a millenia-old Jewish tradition of answering important contemporary questions which are not specifically treated by.Solomon Bennett Freehof (August 8, – ) was a prominent Reform rabbi, posek, and scholar.

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