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War and Peace in the Jewish Tradition (The Orthodox Forum Series)

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nonfiction / Politics,
  • Judaism - Rituals & Practice,
  • Religion,
  • Judaism,
  • Just war doctrine,
  • Religious aspects,
  • War,
  • War (Jewish law)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLawrence Shiffman (Editor), Joel B. Wolowelsky (Editor), Robert S. Hirt (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages600
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11221668M
    ISBN 100881259454
    ISBN 109780881259452

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The transition between the reality of war and a hope for peace has accompanied the Jewish people since biblical times. However, the ways in which both concepts are understood have changed many times over the ages, and both have different implications for an independent nation in its own land than they do for a community of exiles living as a minority in foreign : Hardcover.

It thereby placed Jewish tradition in conversation with general moral sensibilities and international regulations. With regard to Jewish tradition, three topics were explored extensively: the ethics of entering and waging war; the religious significance of having an army and of army service Cited by: War and Aesthetics in Jewish Law 9.

The Morality of War in Rabbinic Literature: The Call for Peace and the Limitation of the Siege Peace, Secularism and Religion Moral Considerations Relating to Criticism of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: Rabbinic Literature and the Just War Theory "With focus centered on the United States' involvement in Iraq and Israel's ongoing war with terrorism, the sixteenth annual meeting of the Orthodox Forum in March took War and Peace in the Jewish Tradition book the question of War, Peace, and the Jewish Tradition, the papers of which are published here."--BOOK JACKET.

Synopsis The transition between the reality of war and a hope for peace has accompanied the Jewish people since biblical times. However, the ways in which War and Peace in the Jewish Tradition book concepts are understood have changed many times over the ages, and both have different implications for an independent nation in its own land than they do for a community of exiles living as a minority in foreign countries.

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War & Peace & Judaism. Robert Eisen was walking to his office at George Washington University on Septem when he caught sight of an ominous dark cloud in the vicinity of the Pentagon.

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Schiffman, Lawrence. Metadata Show full item record. Abstract. The Orthodox Forum, initially convened by Dr. Norman Lamm, Chancellor of Yeshiva University, meets each year to consider major issues of concern to the Jewish community Cited by: War and Peace is a historical novel by Leo Tolstoy first published serially in – It depicts relationships between the Rostov, Bolkonsky, Bezukhov, and Kuragin families and follows their members as they fight in a war against Napoleon, marry, make and.

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Reflections on War and Peace and the Constitution The attitudes and assumptions of different cultures and historical periods toward war and the maintenance of peace are reviewed by recalling authors who include Euripides, Sophocles, Plato, Cervantes, Shakespeare, Hobbes, and Zola.

Get this from a library. War and peace in the Jewish tradition. [Lawrence H Schiffman; Joel B Wolowelsky;] War and Peace in the Jewish Tradition book "With focus centered on the United States' involvement in Iraq and Israel's ongoing war with terrorism, the sixteenth annual meeting of the Orthodox Forum in March took up the question of War.

It thereby placed Jewish tradition in conversation with general moral sensibilities and international regulations. With regard to Jewish tradition, three topics were explored extensively: the ethics of entering and waging war; the religious significance of having an army and of army service; and the value of peace.

The transition between the reality of war and a hope for peace has accompanied the Jewish people since biblical times. However, the ways in which both concepts are understood have changed many times over the ages, and both have different implications.

War and Peace in the Jewish Tradition FREE adult education class Monday evenings from to OR Tuesday mornings from to BEGINNING: 12/16 or. War and Peace in the Jewish Tradition which the Sanhedrin formulated a position that went beyond the previous resolutions adopted by the Assembly was with regard to this sixth question.

The Sanhedrin went so far as to declare that Jews were exempt from religious obligations and strictures that might interfere with performance of military duties. Peace is a concept that is central to Judaism.

Along with truth and justice, it is one of the three key Jewish values. Peace, according to the Jewish sages, is the ultimate purpose of the whole Torah: “All that is written in the Torah was written for the sake of peace.” Tanhuma Shoftim   The transition between the reality of war and a hope for peace has accompanied the Jewish people since biblical times.

However, the ways in which both concepts are understood have changed many times over the ages, and both have different implications for an independent nation in its own land than they do for a community of exiles living as a minority in foreign countries.

Excerpts from the Tractate of Derech Eretz: The Peace Chapter. It was taught that Rabbi Shimon Ben Gamliel said, “The world is maintained by three things, by justice, by truth and by peace.” Rav Muna said, “These three actually are one.

If justice is present then truth is present and this makes peace. War and Peace in Jewish Tradition, L. Schiffman and J.B. Wolowelsky (eds.), Yeshiva University Press, New York, - Book Review. In fact, the love of peace and the pursuit of peace is one of the key principles in Jewish law.

While Jewish tradition permits waging war and killing in certain cases, however, the requirement is that one always seek a just peace before waging war. According to the Columbus Platform of Reform Judaism, "Judaism.

The Jewish tradition is clear that before declaring war, or starting a battle, there must be an attempt to make peace - any military action without doing this is.

War and Peace in the Jewish Tradition (1) When Abraham returned from his successful pursuit of the four Mesopotamian kings, the King of Sedom offered him the property of Sedom and Amorah in exchange for the people whom he had res-cued. Abraham issued a.

The following article is excerpted and reprinted with permission from “War and Peace in the Jewish Tradition,” in The Ethics of War and Peace, edited by Terry Nardin and published by Princeton University Press. The Zionist political leaders and publicists who defended tohar haneshek, purity of arms, claimed to be drawing upon the ethical teachings of the Jewish tradition as a whole.

Rabbi J. David Bleich, "Nuclear War" Tradition (). Although this author finds this statement logically persuasive, it is difficult to find a clear source in the Jewish tradition which permits one to threaten to do that which is prohibited to do; see e.g.

Rabbi Moses Isserless, Choshen Mishpat War and peace in Jewish tradition: From the biblical world to the present The then proposed date of the book, the Hasmonaean period, is confirmed, but the nature of the book is seen as an. What this has to do with war and peace in the Jewish tradition I do not know.

Session 5 is about "War in Jewish Law: From 'Justified War' to the Draft of Yeshiva Students." Three of the papers are on historical issues, the last one is on the draft of yeshiva students. This book explores the concepts of war and peace throughout the history of Judaism.

Combining three branches of learning - classical Jewish sources, from the Bible to modern times; related academic disciplines of Jewish studies, humanities, social and political sciences; and public discussion of these issues on political, military, Brand: Taylor And Francis.

Get this from a library. War and Peace in Jewish Tradition: From the Biblical World to the Present. [Yigal Levin; Amnon Shapira] -- The transition between the reality of war and a hope for peace has accompanied the Jewish people since biblical times.

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H Brand: Taylor And Francis. The rabbis of the Talmud saw war as an avoidable evil. They taught, 'The sword comes to the world because of delay of justice and through perversion of justice.'Jews have always hated war and Shalom expresses the hope for peace.

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The transition between the reality of war and a hope for peace has accompanied the Jewish people since biblical times. However, the ways in which both concepts are understood have changed many times over the ages, and both have different implications for an independent nation in its own land than they do for a community of exiles living as a minority in foreign countries.

In sum, there clearly is a license to wage certain kinds of war and kill certain people in the Jewish tradition. However, in order to exercise this license, one must first seek peace; this peace must be sought prior to declaring war, prior to waging a battle, and prior to laying a siege.

Biblical Judaism plainly recognises both “a time of war and a time of peace” (Ecclesiastes ). What requires clarification is how the sages themselves resolved the conflicting values of war.

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Given this reality, it is essential that Israel and its friends understand that, without a reform in Islam, the situation will not change.This is as true of War and Ebook or Moby Dick, as it is of the Masoretic text of ebook Bible.

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