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International Law
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International law represents a corpus of supranational legal rules and norms that are primarily concerned with states as subjects. From the late 19th century onward, Jewish jurists also turned to this branch of law and played a decisive role in its further development, even though their thematic focus frequently placed the protection of minorities and of the individual in the center of their refle…

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Loeffler, James, “International Law”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017. Consulted online on 28 May 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0980>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20200106

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