[ Sephardic Hebrew khe-rem; Ashkenazic Hebrew khey-ruhm ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew ˈxɛ rɛm; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈxeɪ rəm /
the most severe form of excommunication, formerly used by rabbis in sentencing wrongdoers, usually for an indefinite period of time.
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Origin of herem
ḥerem literally, banishment
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The reason of this law is found in the nature of the herem or ban.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Leviticus|S H Kellogg