- n. Alternative capitalization of Halacha
“When I asked a Ashkenazi Jewish friend about this phenomena of equating “Jewish food” with only “Eastern European food,” he said, “I think that it is a symptom of a much more widespread phenomenon … where Eastern European everything is considered ‘the Jewish way '… even in halacha (Jewish law), minhagim (customs), prayers ….””
“Or is the history being shoehorned into the definition because Adler thinks it’s important that the word halacha be useful to “progressive Jews”?”
“But Judaism has a legal code called halacha, and Christianity reverences both the Ten Commandments and the Sermon on the Mount as principles greater than any law.”
“Jews are committed to the modern ideology of personal sovereignty, which rubs up against the notion of halacha as a binding set of laws.”
“They were beholden to the details of Jewish law - halacha, a word I didn't know.”
“He has become an international celebrity while maintaining a strict observance of Jewish halacha, not performing on Shabbat and offering patrons of his concerts the opportunity to participate in traditional Jewish ritual and prayer.”
“They both follow the literal dictates of halacha Jewish law by praying three times a day, dressing modestly, following strict Kosher and all the rest.”
“Halacha is not to be used to demean or embarrass others, and when one behaves in this way, says the Ramban, it disparages the name of G-d and detracts from the true purpose of halacha.”
“The Christians may seek pastoral counseling as Jews may seek guidance from the halacha, their family laws.”
“A profound event quietly took place this last week: Jewish rabbis and scholars in halacha (Jewish law) met with Muslim imams and scholars in sharia (Muslim law) to discuss how improved understanding and interpretation of the foundational texts, upon which their respective religious laws are based, can help bring the two communities together.”
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