Includes bibliographical references
Introduction -- Judaism, Christianity, and Islam on war
Torture, terrorism, and the Halakhah
Martyrdom for the sake of heaven
Some thoughts on redeeming captives
Is Jewish pacifism legitimate?
Fighting in national armies
Fighting in the Israeli Army
Selected responsa ; On the redemption of captives ; Ransoming a kidnaped executive ; Concealing Jewish identity ; Jewish lawyer and terrorists ; Wearing a sword ; Use of the "Lord's Prayer" by a soldier ; Wearing a cross ; Volunteering for the military chaplaincy ; The conscientious objector ; Pacifism and Judaism.