In the early Middle Ages, leading scholars across Europe and North Africa produced different genres of legal writings.
The writings of Rabbi Yehiel Mekhel Epstein.
The works of Rabbi Abraham Danzig.
The writings of the "Hafetz Hayyim," Rabbi Israel Meir Kagan.
In the wake of emancipation, various strategies emerged to stem and possibly reverse the tide of modernism.
A survey of the great post-Shulhan Arukh legal authorities.
The rabbis of France and Germany created new genres of halakhic literature.
Alfasi's groundbreaking legal code invited criticism, defense, and supplementation.
Sages & Scholars
A legal code for the Jews of medieval North Africa and Spain.
Orthodox leaders responded to modernity by producing legal works on a variety of topics, in a variety of genres.