However, because of the unwieldy complexity of the legal disputations recorded in the Talmud, more manageable codifications of talmudic laws became necessary and were indeed compiled by successive generations of rabbinical scholars.
For this reasons we shall refer for the most part to such compilations (and their most reputable commentaries) rather than directly to the Talmud.
It is however correct to assume that the compilation referred to reproduces faithfully the meaning of the talmudic text and the additions made by later scholars on the basis of that meaning.
All this has a direct and practical relevance to the realities of the State of Israel.
Although the state's criminal laws make no distinction between Jew and Gentile, such distinction is certainly made by Orthodox rabbis, who in guiding their flock follow the Halakhah.
Since 1973 this doctrine is being publicly propagated for the guidance of religious Israeli soldiers.
The first such official exhortation was included in a booklet published by the Central Region Command of the Israeli Army, whose area includes the West Bank.
Cordell & Cordell has men’s divorce lawyers located nationwide that fight for fathers rights to remain an active part of their children’s lives post-divorce.
in Chapter 3, the Halakhah, that is the legal system of classical Judaism - as practiced by virtually all Jews from the 9th century to the end of the 18th and as maintained to this very day in the form of Orthodox Judaism - is based primarily on the Babylonian Talmud.
Statistics below represent some of the research done on child sexual abuse. A Bureau of Justice Statistics report shows 1.6 % (sixteen out of one thousand) of children between the ages of 12-17 were victims of rape/sexual assault (page 18).
A study conducted in 1986 found that 63% of women who had suffered sexual abuse by a family member also reported a rape or attempted rape after the age of 14.
By Matt Allen Editor, Dads If you have ever been involved in a child custody case or you are about to begin one you most likely have heard the phrase “best interests of the child.” Almost every state determines child custody and visitation issues based on the best interests of the child standard.