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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See halachah, halachic.

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

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Examples

  • Just as I wonder why Mark would have be a hell of a good researcher (specially if he was writing as many mythicists claim he did) to have dug up peculiarities relating to interpretation of Jewish halakah (like 7:15-13) that had little or no relevance to his community.

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  • Rabbi Avraham Hecht said that surrendering any of the Land of Israel violated halakah

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  • But, Penansky says, "the nonreligious Jews have gone off the lines of halakah [the legal guidelines].

    Chicago Reader

  • "With the advent of Jewish Emancipation, when ghetto walls crumble and the shtetlach begin to dissolve, Jewry-like some wide-eyed anthropologist-enters upon a strange world, to explore a strange people observing a strange halakah They examine this world in dismay, with wonder, anger, and punitive objectivity.

    Chicago Indymedia

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