Nish'ma: Communal responsibility

By Shoshana Gelfand, Niles Goldstein, Benjamin J. Samuels, Eitan Eliram

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), April 1999

In the monthly column, "Nish'ma," Rabbi Samuels gives an initial commentary on text section 50b from Baba Kamma, about a man who throws stones from his property into the streets, thereby improving his private space but worsening public space. The three other authors give responses regarding the theme of Jewish communal responsibility.

Topic: Halakha, Jewish Law, Communal Responsibility, Pluralism, Jewish Identity, Jewish Text, Discourse and Dialogue, Identity

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.29/no.561

Page Number(s): 11-11

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Israel , United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Gelfand, Shoshana. Goldstein, Niles. Samuels, Benjamin J. Eliram, Eitan. Nish'ma: Communal responsibility. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). April 1999: 11-11. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8746


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