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Author Warburg, A. Yehuda (Aryeh Yehuda)

Title Rabbinic Authority : the Vision and the Reality
Published Chicago : Urim Publications, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (345 pages)
Contents Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword by R. Dr. Aaron Levine, z"l; Preface; Part I Rabbinic Authority: The Vision; Chapter 1 Towards Defining the Concept of RabbinicAuthority: A Contemporary Analysis; Chapter 2 The Business Judgment Rule in the CorporateWorld: A Comparative Approach; Chapter 3 Recovery for Infliction of Emotional Distress:Toward Relief for the Agunah; Part II Rabbinic Authority: The Reality; Chapter 4 Decisions in Even ha-Ezer; A. Division of Marital Assets upon Divorce; B. Spousal Abuse as Grounds for Obligating a Get
C.A Father's Duty of Child Support towards His Estranged ChildrenChapter 5 Decisions in Hoshen Mishpat; A. Tenure Rights and Severance Pay; B. The Status of a Promissory Note; C. Rabbinic Contracts; D. Self-Dealing in the Not-for-Profit Boardroom; E. Real Estate Brokerage Fee Commission; F. Drafting a Halakhic Will; G.A Revocable Living Trust Agreement; Index of Halakhic Sources; About the Author
Summary Introducing English-speaking readers to the parameters and scope of rabbinic authority in general, and the workings of the institution of the beit din-the Jewish court of law-in particular, this book presents 10 rulings in cases of Jewish civil law that the author handed down as a member of a beit din panel. These decisions touch on matters pertaining to employment termination, tenure rights and severance pay, rabbinic contracts, issues in the not-for-profit boardroom, real estate brokerage commission, drafting a halakhic will, a revocable living trust agreement, the division of marital assets
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Subject Jewish law -- Interpretation and construction.
Rabbinical courts.
Rabbis -- Office.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9655242064 (electronic bk.)
9655242080 (electronic bk.)
9789655242065 (electronic bk.)
9789655242089 (electronic bk.)