The Torah and Self-Defense

26 Pages Posted: 15 Jun 2005

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David B. Kopel

Independence Institute; Denver University - Sturm College of Law; Cato Institute

Abstract

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

Kopel, David B., The Torah and Self-Defense. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=742645

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