Prof. Michael Broyde

    Research Profile

    Rabbi Broyde’s primary areas of interest are law and religion, Jewish law and ethics, and comparative religious law. He is ordained as a rabbi by Yeshiva University and is a member of the Beth Din of America, the largest Jewish law court in America. Broyde has published more than 70 articles on various aspects of law and religion and Jewish law, and a number of articles in the area of federal courts.

    Teaching Profile

    Jewish Law

    Selected Publications

    “The Codification of Jewish Law and an Introduction to the Jurisprudence of Mishna Berura.” (Academic Studies Press, 2014)

    “Contending with Catastrophe: Jewish Perspectives on September 11th” (Khal Publishing, 2011)

    “Innovation in Jewish Law: a Case Study of Chiddush in Havineinu” (Urim Publications, 2010)

    “The Pursuit of Justice and Jewish Law: Halakhic Perspectives on the Legal Profession” (Yeshiva University Press, 1996) (Yashar Books, second edition 2007)

    Marriage, Sex, and Family in Judaism (Rowman & Littlefield, 2005)

    Marriage, Divorce and the Abandoned Wife in Jewish Law: A Conceptual Understanding of the Agunah Problems in America (KTAV Publishing House, 2001)

    Assisted Reproduction and Jewish Law (Monograph, 1999)

    Human Rights in Judaism: Cultural, Religious, and Political Perspectives (Jason Aronson Publishers, 1998)



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