Halakhah and Legal Theory

  • Human dignity as an above all directive
  • Accommodations for the Public.
  • A Deed that Comes through a  Sin.(מצווה הבאה בעבירה)
  • “So as not to Distinguish”. 
  • Doubt (ספק)
  • The role of Tradition in Authoritativeness
  • The concept of Muktzah in the Talmud Y
  • Majority and Nullification
  • Kavvanah
  • Property of the Divine
  • Pompi
  • Batla Da’ato etzel kol adam
  • Shelichuth
  • Reliability of Women
  • Eligibility of Children
  • The act of a Sage as Halakha. To what extent is the act of a Sage considered a ruling. Can he be stringent upon himself but not with others.
  • zerizut
  • A court and its decrees
  • For a person’s benefit