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Halakha

The term Halakha , also pronounced halokho, means, when spelled with a capital letter, the Jewish institution, bringing together the laws, awards and religious prescriptions governing the daily life of Jews or, if written with a lowercase letter, an article that "Jewish law. " The Judaism predates the distinction between the areas of "religious" and "non-religious" affairs of everyday life,… (more…)

Mishnah

The Mishnah is an exegetical body of compiled Jewish laws which collects and consolidates the oral tradition developed in the Jewish religion over the centuries since the time of the written Torah's laws, and even their coding into the hands of Rabbi Yehuda Hanasi towards the end of the century. The body of law called the Mishnah, is the basis… (more…)