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Martyrdom in Jewish Law


Renown scholar Rabbi Chaim Rapoport explores the complex issues around martyrdom in Jewish law. In what scenarios must one give up one's life? Are there cases when it is optional?

May One Deny Their Jewish Identity In-order to Save Their Life?
Martyrdom in Jewish Law, Part 1
A thorough analysis of the myriad of sources attempting to resolve this conundrum.
In What Scenario Must One Give Up Their Life for Judaism?
Martyrdom in Jewish Law, Part 2
Can One Choose to Give Up One's Life When Not Commanded?
Martyrdom in Jewish Law, Part 3
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