The Death Penalty for Terrorism in the State of Israel

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Mar 5, 2018
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A brief overview of the topic- Can a non-Sanhedrin governing body (post-Sanhedrin) carry out capital punishments? Note: This discussion was abridged and simply highlights the broader issues.

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  1. Title: death penalty bill
    Author: Avi Keslinger ,

    Actually Israeli military courts already have the power to impose the death penalty but it must be by a unanimous vote of the judges. The bill would have allowed it if only one so voted.

  2. Title: death penalty
    Author: Avi Keslinger ,

    1. The Maharshal says in the Chochmat Shlomo that the bat cohen was burned at the stake as a הוראת שעה. Rabba, in fact, imposed the death penalty (Shabbat 156a).2. Rav Moshe, in a letter to then NY Gov. Hugh Carey supported the death penalty for people who are cruel and do not care about the prohibition or if murder is rampant. It would seem that his reason (מלך עושה משפט) would also apply to the Israeli government.

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