Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
An Introduction to the History and Sources of Jewish Law$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

N. S. Hecht, B. S. Jackson, S. M. Passamaneck, Daniela Piattelli, and Alfredo Rabello

Print publication date: 1996

Print ISBN-13: 9780198262626

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262626.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 17 November 2019

Toward Sunrise in the East 1300–1565

Toward Sunrise in the East 1300–1565

Chapter:
(p.323) 12. Toward Sunrise in the East 1300–1565
Source:
An Introduction to the History and Sources of Jewish Law
Author(s):

Stephen M. Passamaneck

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262626.003.0012

The authority as the fundamental legal expert over the Ashkenazi or the German Jews was passed on to R. Asher b. Yehiel after R. Meir b. Barukh's death. Simultaneously, as R. Asher gained authority over the German Jews, a businessman tuned jurist and legal scholar named R. Solomon b. Adret took the same position, only he was to be in charge of the Iberian Jews. This chapter discusses how, during the period between the reign of these significant figures and the publication of Joseph Karo's work entitled Shulhan Arukh, both the Iberian Jewry and the German Jewry experienced dramatic changes and disturbances that brought about various developments and posed several challenges in Jewish Law. This chapter explores the developments in Jewish Law from 1300 to 1565.

Keywords:   German Jewry, Iberian Jewry, authority, Joseph Karo, Shulhan Arukh

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .