Creativity in the Halachah

By David E. Ostrich

Eugene Borowitz, October 16, 1987

The author argues that rabbis have always used the halachic process to come to predetermined conclusions, and thus the creativity of Reform rabbis should be equally authoritative to that of Orthodox rabbis.

Topic: Halakha, Jewish Law, Rabbis, Change, Authority

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Borowitz, Eugene B.

Volume/Issue: Vol.17/no.339

Page Number(s): 147-148

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Ostrich, David E. Creativity in the Halachah. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Eugene Borowitz. 16 October 1987: 147-148.


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