When Words Kill

Adlerstein, Yitzchok
June 1996
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jun/Jul1996, Issue 64, p15
Discusses the ways in which Yigal Amir perverted the Jewish law which resulted to the killing of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Emphasis of the Jewish law on the sanctity of human life; Justifications for taking the life of a murderous pursuer; Attitudes toward speech based on the Jewish legal decision.


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