Analogy- and Category- criticism (23-26; 40-43; 43-46; 57; 62-63; 71-76; 97-101; 119-127), are described in the context of Halakhah
as the operations of, respectively [a] "taxonomy inquiry into category-formations of the law and the comparison and contrast thereof" (23), and [b] "finding the correct analogy for the identification of the governing rule" (26).
They do not believe that the whole of Halakhah
, or Jewish Law, was laid out in the Torah, the first five books of the Hebrew Bible.
Law and medicine both pose problems for Jewish law, or halakhah
, (1) in contemporary times.
Christians who restrict Old Testament meaning to a narrative culminating in the Gospel story fail to grasp adequately the meaning of halakhah
, which, like narrative, is also inseparable from its performance.
On the blessing formula itself, see Ruth Langer, To Worship God Properly: Tensions between Liturgical Custom and Halakhah
in Judaism (Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College Press, 1998), 24-31.
Traditional "Talmud Torah" does not address the realm of pesak halakhah
, but it is nonetheless considered the highest form of religious expression.
37b) as `attesting'(15) the actual state of halakhah
in the early Maccabean period.
An important part of Jewish wisdom takes the form of a structure of laws, called in Hebrew Halakhah
But the centerpiece and greatest contribution of Engendering Judaism lies in its rethinking of halakhah
(Jewish law), a topic that plays a complex role in the Jewish feminist agenda.
for terms such as chalunt, koularakia, and halakhah
, and for historical references to people such as Patrice Lumumba or Gabriel Prosser) limits the book somewhat as a classroom tool.
Bachrach and sought a formal basis for prohibiting feticide in existing halakhah
For all the centuries when Jews had communal sovereignty, and the relative social and cultural isolation it presupposes, traditional Jewish law known as halakhah
(what Christians have usually seen as "the Law") governed the communal and individual lives of Jews.