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  • Menachem Elon, former Supreme Court justice and Israel Prize winner, dies

    February 6, 2013 | 5:30 pm

    Rabbi Menachem Elon, a former Israeli Supreme Court justice and an Israel Prize winner, has died.

    Elon, who served on the high court from 1977 until his retirement as deputy chief justice in 1993, died Wednesday in Israel. He was 89.

    He was renowned as an expert on the subject...

  • Law and Order

    By Rabbi Daniel Bouskila

    January 31, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    In his magnum opus on the history and development of Jewish civil law, "Ha-Mishpat Ha-Ivri" ("Jewish Law"), Israeli Supreme Court Justice Menachem Elon remarks that basing a viable modern legal system on Jewish Law is no easy task -- "it calls for great intellectual effort,...
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