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Berachyahu Lifshitz
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Berachyahu Lifshitz is a professor and former Dean at the Faculty of Law at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.  He has written  extensively on various topics in Jewish Law and Talmud; the history of Jewish law and the Oral law, aggadah, the history, terminology and contents of contract law, and the status of the Supreme Court in Israel. Recent publications include  Midrash Shmuel, A Scientific Edition and Commentary, Jerusalem: Shechter Institute  (2009), "Ring, Money, Legal Notes and Symbols" in Shenaton Ha-Mishpat Ha-Ivri (2010- 2011), "Promise – Jewish Law and Persian Law" in The Jewish Law Annual 19 (2011) and "Tzedek and Zechut" [Justice and Right], in Prof. A. Levontin Jubilee Book, The Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University (2013).