The Halakhah : An Encyclopaedia of the Law of Judaism by Jacob Neusner
Call Number: BM520.4 .N48 2000
The Halakhah embodies the complete Jewish Law, and contains commandments and guidelines for day-to-day living. In this comprehensive encyclopaedia of the Halakhah, the various laws are classified in a systematic and coherent structure. Volumes I and II contain entries pertaining to the Jewish people in relationship to God. Volume III explains how the Jewish people can restore and maintain their society in accordance with the Torah as it is explained by the rabbis. In Volumes IV and V, the life of the Jewish household in their encounter with God is the main concept.