Nishma, Sh'ma October 2002

By Eliyahu E. Stern, David L. Blumenfeld, Yitzhak Frankenthal, Zoe Tananbaum, Rachel S. Mikva

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), October 2002

This document, part of the NiSh'ma series, presents five brief commentaries on Leviticus 19:18, which prohibits revenge. The authors - two rabbis, a rabbinical student, father of a victim of suicide bombing, and a college graduate who had researched and written on execution - discuss the death penalty in light of the verse and its implications.

Topic: Halakha, Jewish Law, Capital Punishment, Jewish Text, Crime, Death Penalty

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.33/no.594

Page Number(s): 11

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Genre: Other

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Stern, Eliyahu E. Blumenfeld, David L. Frankenthal, Yitzhak. Tananbaum, Zoe. Mikva, Rachel S. Nishma, Sh'ma October 2002. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). October 2002: 11.


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