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II. Jewish Family Law
(20,625 words)

Volume IV: Persons and Family | Chapter 11 (1983): The Family in Religious and Customary Laws

Jewish Family Law: Completed in Winter 1978

Paul Heinrich Neuhaus, Ze‘ev W. Falk, Norman Anderson, J. Duncan M. Derrett, T. K. Krishnamurthy Iyer, Raymond Verdier

Ze’ev W. Falk1

A. General Part

64. Concept and sources. – Jewish family law is a part of Jewish religious law, i.e. of the legal body regulating Jewish life and belief.2 It is t…

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Ze’ev W. Falk, “II. Jewish Family Law”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 25 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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