Jewish law in the age of globalisation: conceptual impacts, multi-player interaction and halachic re-organisation of the Jewish ‘community’

Amos Israel-Vleeschhouwer
  • European Review of History Revue européenne d histoire, February 2011, Taylor & Francis
  • DOI: 10.1080/13507486.2011.540796

interaction of religions with multiple legal systems

What is it about?

religious communities interact with the general society, the state and with other religions and groups. these multiple and varied interactions influence religious laws and have a major impact on religious communities. the article focuses on the case of Jewish law and Jewish religious communities,

Why is it important?

the article presents Jewish law as a dynamic, reacting and interacting system. it invites interdisciplinary research and argues that research of religious communities and religious discourse should utilize process and system analysis and tools from complexity research to better understand the multiple interactions with Jewish law and communities.

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