Legislation

The Sages of each generation made halakhic decisions on issues brought before them, but also had legislative authority. In many cases, the decisors did not suffice with analyzing and interpreting Halakhic sources to reach decisions, but also applied the decisions' spirit to create independent, new directives (Takanot). A similar authority was given to the public and its representatives. Over the generations, halakhic scholars and community leaders legislated many takanot for the protection of the environment from various hazards.42 This course enables us to determine that even hazards which have not been proven to be scientifically harmful, if they were feared by the public, could be forced to be removed,43 minimized, or prohibited.

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