or Ha·la·kah, Ha·la·chah, Ha·la·cha
- (often lowercase) the entire body of Jewish law and tradition comprising the laws of the Bible, the oral law as transcribed in the legal portion of the Talmud, and subsequent legal codes amending or modifying traditional precepts to conform to contemporary conditions.
- a law or tradition established by the Halakhah.
Origin of Halakhah
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Historical Examples of halacha
They were put into the form of short sentences, called "Halacha."
What was the merit of the school of Hillel that the Halacha should be pronounced to be according to it?
He admitted philosophy into his religious Code, and conceded it a place of equal importance with the Halacha.
Your business is the Halacha, to determine what actions are forbidden or permitted by religion.
Abbahu, the only one who was a native of Juda, was a person of much originality, but of no authority in the Halacha.
Halaka or Halakha
- Jewish religious law
- a ruling on some specific matter
- that part of the Talmud which is concerned with legal matters as distinct from homiletics
- Jewish legal literature in general