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Jewish law of agency

Levinthal, Israel Herbert

Jewish law of agency

with special reference to the Roman and common law

by Levinthal, Israel Herbert

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Published by [Printed at the Conat press, Phildelphia] in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agency (Law),
  • Jews -- Law.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Israel Herbert Levinthal.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLAW
    The Physical Object
    Pagination89 p.
    Number of Pages89
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6656540M
    LC Control Number23012548
    OCLC/WorldCa1328831

    The Jewish Agency's U.S. Arms Smuggling Network "By law, no member of the Naval Reserve is permitted to accept employment with the government of any foreign country in a capacity which is directly or indirectly under the control of such a foreign government."Naval Intel report.   First, a couple of halachic principles need to be explained. One is the concept of choleh l’faneinu (literally, the ill person is before us). Jewish law prohibits deriving any benefit from a corpse short of the immediate saving of another life. Obviously, this does not apply to ESC research.

    Passover, or Pesach in Hebrew, is an eight-day spring holiday that celebrates the Israelites’ exodus from Egypt.. The Story. According to tradition, the Israelites left Egypt in such a hurry that they weren’t able to wait for their bread to rise, so they ended up with flat crunchy cracker-like bread called Passover, Jewish law prohibits eating or even owning anything that is. Jewish synonyms, Jewish pronunciation, Jewish translation, English dictionary definition of Jewish. adj. Of or relating to the Jews or their culture or religion. Jew′ishly adv. Jew′ishness n. adj of, relating to, or characteristic of Jews n a less common.

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