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The Chief Rabbi, the London Beth Din and the Battle for Leadership in the ‘Provinces’

Hannah Holtschneider

in Jewish Orthodoxy in Scotland: Rabbi Dr Salis Daiches and Religious Leadership

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474452595
eISBN:
9781474476553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474452595.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Chapter 2 examines the context in which the discussions about religious leadership and the authority of the Chief Rabbi took place in pre-World War I Britain. Centre stage is taken by the Conference ... More


Judicial Autonomy: Medieval Realities and Modern Discourse

Yaacov Lev

in The Administration of Justice in Medieval Egypt: From the 7th to the 12th Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474459235
eISBN:
9781474480789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459235.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The chapter examines the notion that personal rather than territorial law prevailed in medieval Islam and discusses the tension between communal autonomy and governmental interference. The meaning ... More


Refining Religious Arbitration in the United States and Abroad: The Muslim and Christian Experience

Michael J. Broyde

in Sharia Tribunals, Rabbinical Courts, and Christian Panels: Religious Arbitration in America and the West

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190640286
eISBN:
9780190640316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190640286.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Basic frameworks for successful religious arbitration exist, though religious communities, particularly the growing American Muslim community, still face challenges in implementing their own ADR ... More


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