After reviewing the halakhic literature from the days of the Shulchan Aruch
up until the present day, he ruled that, even though the baby was born without a waiting period and nine months from the date of divorce, she is the daughter of the new partner and is permitted to marry any Jewish man, including a Cohen, who is subject to various additional restrictions regarding whom he is permitted to marry.
The Jewish legal book, Shulchan Aruch
, explicitly states that it is unacceptable for a woman to serve as a judge in Jewish court and that she is not obligated to study Torah all day.
(60) (p99) Pollak explained that rabbinic laws and decisions codified in the Schulchan Aruch
by Rabbi Joseph Caro in the 16th century are accepted by Jews around the world.
(248) For discussions on this debate, see Leon Wiener Dow, Opposition to the "Shulhan Aruch
": Articulating a Common Law Conception of Halacha 3 Heb.
The Jewish sixteenth-century authoritative legal code, the Shulchan Aruch
, determined that the poor of the Land of Israel should take precedence over the needy abroad; that is, apart from the common Jewish-Gentile dichotomy, these Jewish sources teach us that communities have a moral obligation to take care of their own population before assisting others.
Yechiel Michel Epstein (in Aruch
Hashulchan 60:3-5) is explicit in this understanding of the Talmud's silence: "It seems clearly that it was addressed only to the generation of the desert, for this is demonstrated from the verses in Deuteronomy 9:1-7."
Affirming this position, the takkanot urge cantors to study Jewish laws pertaining to the cantorate (from the Shulchan Aruch
), to refrain from theatrics and vocal self-indulgence, and to avoid making commercial recordings.
(94) See Mordechai ben Hillel HaKohen, Sefer ha-Mordekhai, Kiddushin 561; Rabbi Moses Isserles, ha-Mapah, an inline commentary on the Shulchan Aruch
, Hoshen Mishpat 155:22.
(83.) 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.
(182.) See Mishneh Torah, Ishut 24:16-18; Shulchan Aruch
, Even Haezer, 115:5; PDR 8, 354.
Brooklyn, NY, August 08, 2014 --(PR.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.