The Torah and Self-Defense
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute; Denver University - Sturm College of Law
Penn State Law Review, Vol. 109, No. 1, pp. 17-42, 2004
The article details Jewish law attitudes towards self-defense and defense of others. Sources examined include the Torah (the first 5 books of the Bible), the Talmud, and Jewish law commentators.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 26
Keywords: Torah, Talmud, self-defense, Jewish
JEL Classification: K14, K42Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: June 15, 2005
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