Halachah

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Halachah ha-lak′ä an amplification of points not explicitly set forth in the Mosaic law, deduced from it by analogy, and arranged in the collection of legal precepts designated Halachoth
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Heb.,—hālak, to walk.

Usage

In literature:

Halachah, the legal element of the Talmud, 47, 55.
"Chapters on Jewish Literature" by Israel Abrahams
He who learns from another one chapter, one halachah, one verse, or one word or even a single letter, is bound to respect him.
"Hebraic Literature; Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala" by Various
By it a Halachah might be illustrated, or a passage of Scripture commented upon in a novel fashion.
"The Menorah Journal, Volume 1, 1915" by Various
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In news:

Anti- Sharia Laws Stir Concerns that Halachah Could Be Next.
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