Nish'ma: Responsible warfare

By Reuven Kimelman, Michael Berenbaum, Arnold E. Resnicoff, Rick Hodes, Steven Jacobs

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), June 1999

A passage from Deuteronomy instructs fighters in war to leave the trees unharmed, and various rabbis and doctors give their interpretations. Broadly, the message from this passage states that there is life beyond war, and action during war must consider this.

Topic: Halakha, Genocide, Human Rights, Jewish Law, Environment, War, Jewish Text

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.29/no.563

Page Number(s): 9

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Albania, Kosovo , Beirut, Lebanon , Belgrade, Serbia

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Kimelman, Reuven. Berenbaum, Michael. Resnicoff, Arnold E. Hodes, Rick. Jacobs, Steven. Nish'ma: Responsible warfare. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). June 1999: 9. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8760


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