Tractate Sanhedrin: Commentary and Study...

SANHEDRIN (“ Court”): Name of a treatise of the Mishnah, Tosefta, and both Talmudim. It stands fourth in the order Nezikin in most editions, and is divided into eleven chapters containing seventy-one paragraphs in all. It treats chiefly of courts and their powers, of qualifications for the office of judge, and of legal procedure and criminal law.

I wish to thank my mother, Leah Cohen, for her guidance in this and all of my other endeavors; Rabbi David Naim for reading the text and offering me advice and encouragement; Rabbi Shimon Hook, Bathsheba Hook and Sarah Devorah Cohen for proofread-ing the manuscript; Hindy Taub for designing the cover; and Binyamin Cohen for technical assistance. Most of all, I wish to thank my eishes chayil, Esther Faige, for her constant help, concern, and understanding. She has been a pillar of strength and a wellspring of encouragement. Nothing that I do would be possible without her. May this work serve as a praise to the Almighty, who has shown me constant guidance and who has been so gracious to me and my family. May Torah study and the proliferation of Torah con-tinue amongst us and may we all merit seeing the gulah shIei-ma bkarov. Nachman Cohen Yonkers, New York Parshas Shoftim vshotrim titein Ikha 5747 vi

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Front Matter Title page Copyright page PrefaceTorah Lishmah InstituteHow to make best use of this seferTable of Contents Contents The Legal SystemSANHEDRINBackgroundJurisdictionThe Lishkas haGazis: The Sanctity of PlaceLower Temple CourtsEstablishing Lower CourtsR. Yehuda: Supreme Tribunal CourtsCourts of Twenty-ThreeCourt of ThreeCourt of FiveThe Status of Judges: Mumchin, Mumchin l'Rabim, HedyotosRishonimR. Acha does not require the one judge to be a mumcJUDGEMENT VERSUS MEDIATIOOTHER LEGAL ALTERNATIVESTHE MONARCHYGO'EL HADAMKIPPARATIONALE FOR THE EXISTENCE OF ALL OF THE REMEDIEHEAVENLY RETRIBUTIONMeta-Legal Insights into the Contents of the Tractate Meta-Legal PerspectivesR. MeR. YehudaStructural AnalysiAGGADAOrder of the MishnaSanhedrin: Chapter One MishnaG'maraReasons for proclaiming a leap year
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