The Law of the Land is the Law

By Shira Nadich-Levin

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, December 2009

Nadich Levin explores the principle of dina de-malkhuta dina, the law of the kingdom is the law, arguing that it cannot insulate those who commit acts of wrongdoing, whether under the standards of civil or Jewish law.

Topic: Halakha, Morality, Jewish Law, Ethics, Law, Crime

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: 40/664

Page Number(s): 1-2

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Nadich-Levin, Shira. The Law of the Land is the Law. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. December 2009: 1-2.


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