Shulhan Arukh

or Shul·han A·ruk, Shul·han A·ruch

[ Sephardic Hebrew shool-khahn ah-rookh; Ashkenazic Hebrew shoo l-khuh n aw-rookh; English shool-kuh n aw-ruh k ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew ʃulˈxɑn ɑˈrux; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈʃʊl xən ˈɔ rʊx; English ˈʃul kən ˈɔ rək /

noun

an authoritative code of Jewish law and custom compiled by the Talmudic scholar Joseph Caro (1488–1575), the original edition published in Vienna in 1565 emphasizing the practices of Sephardic Jews.

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