26 Pages Posted: 15 Jun 2005
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.
Keywords: Torah, Talmud, self-defense, Jewish
JEL Classification: K14, K42
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Kopel, David B., The Torah and Self-Defense. Penn State Law Review, Vol. 109, No. 1, pp. 17-42, 2004. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=742645