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The principal theme of most of my research is the Talmud Yerushalmi (Palestinian Talmud, Jerusalem Talmud). My studies on this work deal with three main aspects of this Talmud: textual tradition, exegesis, and redaction. The most important of these studies is my most recent book, The Terminology of the Yerushalmi: The Principal Terms, and I am currently working on a companion volume which will address those terms not included in the first volume. An additional area of my research is the legal and historical analysis of rabbinic halakhah, particularly during the amoraic and post-amoraic periods. Here I focus primarily on the modes of legal thought and exegesis in rabbinic literature. My studies of the history of rabbinic legal thought deal, inter alia, with the history of rabbinic conceptualization, as well as with various aspects of the relationship between rabbinic halakhah and Roman law. 

Research Areas:

Rabbinic literature, particularly Talmud Yerushalmi and history of Halakhah

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Oct 1984Sep 1988

Award Date: 30 Sep 1988

Master's Degree

Sep 1977Jun 1979

Award Date: 30 Jun 1979

Bachelor

Sep 1973Jun 1977

Award Date: 30 Jun 1977

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  • Rabbinic law

    Moscovitz, L., 2019, The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Law. p. 451-469 19 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • בין משנה כתובות יג,ז למשפט הרומי : . עיון משווה

    מוסקוביץ, ל., 2019, ספר זכרון לפרופ' מאיר בניהו : : מחקרים בתלמוד, בהלכה ובמנהג, בתולדות עם ישראל, בקבלה ובמחשבת ישראל, בספרות, בשירה, בפיוט ותפילה, מוקדשים לזכרו של הרב פרופ' מאיר בניהו. Bar-Asher, M. & liebes, Y. (eds.). ירושלים: כרמל

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review

  • בין משנה כתובות יג, ז למשפט הרומי: עיון משווה

    Translated title of the contribution: Mishna Ketubot and Roman Law: A Comparative Studyמוסקוביץ, ל., 2019, ספר זכרון לפרופ' מאיר בניהו : מחקרים בתלמוד, בהלכה, במנהג ובתולדות עם ישראל, מוקדשים לזכרו של הרב פרופ' מאיר בניהו מנוחתו כבוד (קובץ בעריכת עורכים: משה בר-אשר, יהודה ליבס, משה עסיס ויוסף קפלן.). ירושלים: כרמל, [תשע"ט 2019], p. 3-13 11 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Rabbinic Law

    Moscovitz, L., Nov 2017, Oxford Handbook of Biblical Law. Barmash, P. (ed.). Oxford University Press, p. 450-470 21 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review

  • Yadayim

    Moscovitz, L., 2017, Oxford Mishnah. Moscovitz, L. (ed.). Oxford University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review