The Jewish Law Association in conjunction with the Yale University Program in Judaic Studies will hold the 17th International conference of the JLA at the Yale University Law School, New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A., on July 30-August 2, 2012.

The Conference will include a thematic stream on Interaction of Jewish and Other Legal Systems (from ancient to modern times), but presenters may choose any topic and approach to Jewish Law (historical, doctrinal, comparative or philosophical).

Papers will be allocated 45-minute slots, to include 15 minutes of discussion. Papers at the Association’s conferences are normally published in Jewish Law Association Studies, subject to peer review.

Proposals for papers should include the paper’s title, a short description of its contents (200 words maximum), and be accompanied by an updated C.V. Please transmit all this material to the conference committee at the following e-mail address: The Jewish Law Association ( no later than January 31st, 2012.


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