Volume 15 of The Jewish Law Annual adds to the growing list of articles on Jewish law that have been published in volumes 1-14 of this series, providing English-speaking readers with scholarly material meeting the highest academic standards. The volume contains six articles diverse in their scope and focus, encompassing legal, historical, textual, comparative and conceptual analysis, as well as a survey of recent literature and a chronicle of cases of interest. Among the topics covered are: lying in rabbinical court proceedings; unjust enrichment; can a witness serve as judge in the same case?; Caro's Shulham Arukh volume Maimonides' Mishne Torah in the Yemenite community, the New Jersey eruv wards.
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part PART ONE JEWISH LAW IN ISRAEL chapter The Nature and Scope of Jewish Law in Israel as applied in the Civil Courts as Compared with its Application in the Rabbinical Courts chapter Air Pollution - Smoke and Odor Damage chapter The Widow's Rights in Jewish and Israeli Law chapter Kupat Am Bank volume Hendeles part PART TWO CHRONICLE chapter Current Responsa, Decisions of Bate Din and Rabbinical Literature chapter The Foundations of Law Act, 1980 and its Implementation chapter Varia Americana chapter Blasphemy in English Criminal Law chapter Industrial and Race Relations in England part PART THREE Survey of Recent Literature chapter Survey of Recent Literature