The only exception to this rule is in situations when the action of the perpetrator is threatening the well-being of the community (Shulchan Aruch
, Cho'shen Mish'pat, 389:12) or in any situation in which attempts to resolve the issue by way of a rabbinic court have been exhausted and proven ineffective (Iggrot Moshe, Cho'shen Mish'pat, 1:8).
See BABYLONIAN TALMUD: TRACTATE GITTIN 88b (interpreting Exodus 21:1); JOSEPH KARO, SHULCHAN ARUCH
, CHOSHEN MISHPAT, 26:1; Yaacov Feit, The Prohibition Against Going to Secular Courts, 1 J.
Joseph Caro (Toledo, 1488 to Safed, 1575) was the final compiler of the Jewish legal code, the Shulchan Aruch
com)-- Rabbi Daniel Channen, co-founder of the Yeshiva Pirchei Shoshanim Shulchan Aruch
Learning Project, announced that he has opened a new Yeshiva called Keter HaTorah.
Eliezer Wimcha Weiss quoted a Jewish law, Shulchan Aruch
, that said that if "even one wing" of a locust were seen, residents should start praying to avoid more harm to the harvest.
, Choshen Mishpat 4:1 [hereinafter KARO, SHULCHAN ARUCH
Kitzur Shulchan Aruch
as an M&A Guide--A way to clear the Delaware courts' dockets, if only dealmakers punctiliously adhered to it.
This] is accepted without reservations by the Misnah, Talmud, Mishneh Torah, Sefer Ha-Turim, Shulchan Aruch
, and in other Jewish law sources including the verdicts of the rabbinical courts of Israel.
Tosefta, Bava Metzia, 11:23; TB, Bava Batra, 8a; Rambam, Matnot Aniyim, 9:12; Shulchan Aruch
, Yore Dea, 256:5.
9) The sixteenth century code of Jewish law, the Shulchan Aruch
, compiled by the Kabbalist Joseph Karo (who claimed it was revealed to him by a magid or angel), is another instance of the legal and the mystical strains of thought encountered in the life of one influential rabbi.
They've "added nothing to nor have taken anything away from the written and oral law of the Torah as it is expressed in the Halacha (traditional Jewish law) and the Shulchan Aruch
(codification of Jewish law).
see also Maimonides, Laws of Tzitzit 3:9; Tosafot, Commentary on Kiddushin 31a; Shulchan Aruch
, Orach Chayyim 589:6.