Rabbinic literature
Rabbinic literature, in its broadest sense, can mean the entire spectrum of rabbinic writings throughout Jewish history. However, the term often refers specifically to literature from the Talmudic era...
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Halakha
Halakha (/hɑːˈlɔːxə/; Hebrew: הֲלָכָה, [halaˈχa]; also transliterated as halacha or halachah) or halocho ( [haˈloχo]) is the collective body of Jewish religious laws derived from the Written and Oral...
Haggadah of Pesach
The Haggadah (Hebrew: הַגָּדָה‎, "telling"; plural: Haggadot) is a Jewish text that sets forth the order of the Passover Seder. Reading the Haggadah at the Seder table is a fulfillment of the Sc...
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Talmud
The Talmud (/ˈtɑːlmʊd, -məd, ˈtæl-/; Hebrew: תַּלְמוּד talmūd "instruction, learning", from a root lmd "teach, study") is a central text of Rabbinic Judaism. It is also traditionally referred to as Sh...
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Targum
The targumim (singular: "targum", Hebrew: תרגום‎), were spoken paraphrases, explanations, and expansions of the Jewish scriptures that a Rabbi would give in the common language of the listeners,...
Salomon Buber
Solomon (or Salomon) Buber (1827–1906) was a Jewish Galician scholar and editor of Hebrew works. He is especially remembered for his editions of Midrash and other medieval Jewish manuscripts, an...
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Aruch HaShulchan
Aruch HaShulchan (Hebrew: ערוך השולחן) is a chapter-by-chapter restatement of the Shulchan Arukh (the latter being the most influential codification of halakhah in the post-Talmudic era). Compiled and...
Israel Meir Kagan
Israel Meir (HaKohen) Kagan (1839–1933), known popularly as the Chofetz Chaim, was an influential rabbi of the Musar movement, a Halakhist, posek, and ethicist whose works continue to be widely influ...
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Jacob Barit
Jakob Barit (aka Yankele Kovner), (September 12, 1797 in Simno, New East Prussia, Kingdom of Prussia – March 6, 1883) was a Russian Talmudist and communal worker. He died in Vilna at the age of 84.
Yosef Hayyim
Yosef Chaim (1 September 1835 – 30 August 1909) (Iraqi Hebrew: Yoseph Ḥayyim; Hebrew: יוסף חיים מבגדאד) was a leading hakham (Sephardi Rabbi), authority on halakha (Jewish law), and Master Kabbalist. ...
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Eliezer Samson Rosenthal
Rabbi Professor Eliezer Samson ("A. S.") Rosenthal was an Israeli rabbi, academic researcher of traditional Jewish literature, and chair of the Halakha Committee of the Movement for Torah Judaism.
Simchah ben Abraham Calimani
Simchah (Simon) ben Abraham Calimani (d. August 2, 1784, Venice) was a Venetian rabbi and author. He was a versatile writer, and equally prominent as linguist, poet, orator, and Talmudist. During his ...
Oral Torah
According to Rabbinic Judaism, the "Oral Torah" or "Oral Law" (Hebrew: תורה שבעל פה, Torah she-be-`al peh, lit "Torah that is spoken") represents those laws, statutes, and legal interpretations th...
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Vilna Edition Shas
The Vilna Edition of the Talmud, printed in Vilna (now Vilnius), Lithuania, is by far the most common printed edition of the Talmud still in use today as the basic text for Torah study in yeshivas and...
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Meir ben Judah Leib Poppers
Meir ben Judah Leib Poppers or Meir ben Judah Loeb Ha-Kohen Ashkenazi Poppers (ca. 1624-1662) was a Bohemian rabbi and kabbalist. He was born in Prague and died in Jerusalem in February or March, 1662...
Alphabet of Akiba ben Joseph
Alphabet of Akiba ben Joseph, or Otiot (Midrash, Aggadah) de-Rabbi Akiba (Hebrew: אותיות דרבי עקיבא), is a Midrash on the names of the letters of the Hebrew alphabet. Two versions or portions of the s...
Talmudic law
Talmudic Law is the law that is derived from the Talmud based on the teachings of the Talmudic Sages. It is an instance of chthonic law.
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