Thursday, April 26, 2012

Jewish Responsum:"Homosexuality, Human Dignity and Halakhah a combined responsum for the Committee of Jewish Law and Standards"

A Extremely Detailed Analysis of Biblical, Talmudic and Modern and Medieval Rabbinic Texts

Some of the Rabbis mentioned or quoted within: Rabbi Moses Isserles, Rav Kook, Rav Aaron Lichtinstien, Rabbi Waldenberg, Rabbi Joel Roth, Rabbi Louis Ginzberg, Rabbi Joseph Prouser, Rabbi Eliezer Berkowitz, Rabbi Akivah, Rabbi Steven Greenberg, Rabbi Isaac De'leon, Rabbi Ettlinger, Maimonides and more 
I. Introduction
  • The Infamous Rabbinic Vote
  • She'elot (Questions)
  • Teshuvah (Answer) 
  • Dorff, Nevins, and Reisner responsum
  • CJLS
II. Contemporary Theories of Sexual Orientation

III. Halachic Sources Regarding Homosexual Intimacy
  • The Biblical Interpretation
  • Rabbinic Prohibitions on Homosexual "Approach" 
  • Lesbian Intimacy 
  • Ervah and S'ayag: Distinguishing the Biblical and Rabbinic Prohibitions
IV. Dignity, Disgrace and De'rabbanan
  • Realm of Feasibility 
  • Realm of Humiliation 
  • Human Dignity in the Talmud
  • Human Dignity in Medieval and Modern Halachic Sources
  • The Human Dignity of Homosexuals
  • Gay and Lesbian Relationships
  • Regarding Halachic Interpretation, Legislation and the Consequences
V. Conclusions
  • Piskei Din : Legal Findings
  • Afterwards
  • Appendix: Summary of Research on Select Issues in Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Psychology by Judith Glassgold, Psy. D
  • Sources
  • Israeli Supreme Court Case 
  • Many More

No comments:

Post a Comment


Other Blogs/Websites