Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of, pertaining to, or of the nature of halachoth; based on a study of the law of Moses; legal, as opposed to homiletic: as, halachic exegesis. See haggadic.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to halacha (Jewish law).
  • adjective In accordance with halacha.

Etymologies

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From halacha +‎ -ic.

Examples

  • As a result, there was and still is a determined attempt to subject state law and even foreign policy to so-called halachic rulings, issued almost as divine Law by former chief rabbis and other prominent exegists of the Tradition; rulings on what must never be traded with the Palestinians, not even for lasting peace.

    'Israel's Demons': An Exchange

  • The authors are not known as halachic masters or decisors in Jewish Law.

    My Right Word

  • "halachic" lifestyle described above is conducive to creating an environment in which molesters feel free to ply their evil trade.

    Articles

  • He writes in his book, Is it possible to believe that, in light of new realities, the standard halachic ruling on homosexual relations is in error and still be a loyal advocate of the system?

    Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater: Standing Up for Our Gay Kids

  • I am committed to the halachic system, both in theory and practice.

    Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater: Standing Up for Our Gay Kids

  • He writes in his book, Is it possible to believe that, in light of new realities, the standard halachic ruling on homosexual relations is in error and still be a loyal advocate of the system?

    Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater: Standing Up for Our Gay Kids

  • Rabbi Greenberg is a unique and amazing person, a scholar and master teacher in his own right, and he responded this way to that comment, writing, While commitment to halachic (legal) norms is central to the definition of Orthodoxy, the rabbi's comparison is absurd.

    Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater: Standing Up for Our Gay Kids

  • Rabbi Greenberg is a unique and amazing person, a scholar and master teacher in his own right, and he responded this way to that comment, writing, While commitment to halachic (legal) norms is central to the definition of Orthodoxy, the rabbi's comparison is absurd.

    Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater: Standing Up for Our Gay Kids

  • I am committed to the halachic system, both in theory and practice.

    Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater: Standing Up for Our Gay Kids

  • Rabbi Greenberg is a unique and amazing person, a scholar and master teacher in his own right, and he responded this way to that comment, writing, While commitment to halachic (legal) norms is central to the definition of Orthodoxy, the rabbi's comparison is absurd.

    Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater: Standing Up for Our Gay Kids

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