Conversion (giyyur), the way in which a gentile converts to the Jewish faith, has profound legal significance. This book is a comprehensive halakhic and legal research of conversion in Jewish law, and aims to reach a full understanding of its essence. The work encompasses the entire body of halakhic literature and reviews the actual employment of the principles of proselytism as discussed in the Responsa literature.
English edition of the Hebrew book Hagiyur.
Danacode:   110-20098 ISBN:  965-226-325-7 Language:   Hebrew Pages:   782 Weight:   1400 gr Dimensions:  17X25 cm Publication Date:   01/2006 Publisher:   Bar-Ilan University Press
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