noun, plural Ha·la·chas, Hebrew Ha·la·choth, Ha·la·chot, Ha·la·chos [Sephardic Hebrew hah-lah-khawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew hah-law-khohs]. /Sephardic Hebrew hɑ lɑˈxɔt; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˌhɑ lɔˈxoʊs/. (often lowercase)
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Example sentences from the Web for Halacha
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.
The Mishna embraced only the plain Halacha in artistically constructed paragraphs of the Law.
Talmudic legislation, the Halacha, by no means confines itself to religious practices, extensive as this field is.Jewish History|S. M. Dubnow
British Dictionary definitions for 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