halakah halakah

Definition(s):

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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Basing his interpretation of the halakah on Leviticus 19:14 ("Thou shalt not curse the deaf nor put a stumbling block before the blind"), Zolty declared that "a Jew shouldn't .

Quotes

  • "The larger issue has been how we can remain true to our tradition in general and to halakah (Jewish law) in particular while staying fully responsive to and immersed in our society and culture," Eisen said in a statement distributed to the...
    on Mar 26, 2007 By: Arnold Eisen Source: Washington Post

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