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A person's belief as to what is important in life.
The characteristics, ideas and beliefs that make us who we are.
Torah She'be'al Peh - The Oral Law
5 Books of Moshe
A book compiled by Judah HaNasi which contains the rabbi's discussions about the Oral Law, providing the first interpretation and explanation of the laws in the Torah.
A rabbinic discussion and analysis on the Mishna. The discussions explore the reasons behind the laws and help us to apply the laws in our own time.
A book which compiles the Mishna and Gemara into one book.
Further clarification and explanations on the Jewish texts and laws by scholarly rabbis like Rashi and Rambam.
The recordings of questions and answers asked to expert rabbis to clarify Jewish laws. It provides answers to many modern day Halachic issues.
A Jewish text which contains the final decisions of the rabbis without all the discussions. It provides easy access to all the Jewish Laws. An example of a Code of Jewish Law is the Shulchan Aruch.
Appropriate according to Jewish Law.
Jewish dietary laws as outlined in the Halacha.
What a person can and cannot eat
Body of Jewish Law derived from both the Written and Oral Law,
A text that is important and has great value to a particular group of people.
An action or activity that is performed by a certain group of people across different generations.
Actions or activities that have a very important purpose to a particular group of people.