Supporting the Death Penalty in America

By Shmuel Jablon

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), October 2002

The author discusses the death penalty from the perspective of halacha and Rabbinic sources. He asserts that Jewish support for and participation in a criminal justice system that uses capital punishments as a means to protect innocents is sanctioned.

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): 5-6

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Jablon, Shmuel. Supporting the Death Penalty in America. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). October 2002: 5-6. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7033


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