The Environment in Jewish Law

The Environment in Jewish Law

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Following the defeat of the Greek Army in 1922 by nationalist Turkish forces, the 1923 Lausanne Convention specified the first internationally ratified compulsory population exchange. It proved to be a watershed in the eastern Mediterranean, having far-reaching ramifications both for the new Turkish Republic, and for Greece which hadto absorb over a million refugees. Known as the Asia Minor Catastrophe by the Greeks, it marked the establishment of the independent nation state for the Turks. The consequences of this event have received surprisingly little attention despite the considerable relevance for the contemporary situation in the Balkans. This volume addresses the challenge of writing history from both sides of the Aegean and provides, for the first time, a forum for multidisciplinary dialogue across national boundaries. RenAce Hirschonwas educated at the universities of Cape Town, Chicago and Oxford. Intensive fieldwork among the Asia Minor refugees settled in Piraeus resulted in the monograph qHeirs of the Greek Catastropheq. She has been Senior Lecturer at Oxford Brookes University, and Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of the Aegean. She is currently Research Associate of the Refugee Studies Centre, Queen Elizabeth House, Senior Research Fellow and College Lecturer, St Peter's College, University of Oxford and Senior Member at St. Antony's College, University of Oxford.Essays and Responsa Walter Jacob, Moshe Zemer ... The halakhic concern for animals had its beginnings in the Bible and always understood animals as an essential part of the divine creation.22 The rabbinic literature even moved in theanbsp;...

Title:The Environment in Jewish Law
Author:Walter Jacob, Moshe Zemer
Publisher:Berghahn Books - 2003


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