halacha halacha

Definition(s):

  • (n) Talmudic literature that deals with law and with the interpretation of the laws on the Hebrew Scriptures

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Tearing toilet tissue is also forbidden by halacha, so Friday afternoons maids put white baskets containing separate sheets of paper in all the bathrooms.

News

  • Guest rabbi to address Chabad

    A Jewish scholar and rabbi will speak during Friday Night Live at Chabad of Northern Palm Beach Island. Rabbi Motty Lipskier of Brooklyn, N.Y., director of The Bais Medrash learning center, will address the congregation Friday at The Chabad House, 361 S. County Road, during Shabbat dinner. Services will begin at 7 p.m., followed by Shabbat dinner. The rabbi is considered a master on halacha ...
    on August 16, 2013     Source: Palm Beach Daily News

Quotes

  1. Metzger said, "The vast majority of abortions are unnecessary and strictly forbidden according to halacha because they are carried out even when the pregnancies do not endanger the mother's health."
    on Feb 27, 2008 By: Yona Metzger Source: LifeNews.com

  2. "One hundred percent is a big number," Guberman says of the ever-increasing share of the Israeli public wearing blue ritual fringes produced from the Murex trunculus. "We believe it is a process how halacha gets accepted. Nowhere in the Torah...
    on Feb 26, 2009 By: Igor Guberman Source: Jewish Action

  3. In a conversation with Ynet, Aviner explained: "As is well known, leaving Israel is permitted only for the sake of mitzvah, while visiting the death camps is not defined as a mitzvah by the Halacha. There are important figures and great rabbis who...
    on Feb 23, 2009 By: Shlomo Aviner Source: Ynetnews

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