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Unformatted text preview: The halkhah has as its center the idea of "commandments". Decalogue has ten but halakhah has more. Jewish tradition 613 commandments but arbitrary. Possible dividison of commandments Revealed/rational Person-god/person-person "from the torah"/ "from the sages" Negative/positive Time-bound/ 24/7 Jews-only/ universal (ex of universal is having court system) Ethics-related/ non ethics-related Gender/sex-related / non gender/sex-related Shulhan arukh by jospeh caro 1488-1575 Orah hayyim "way of life" mostly on litugy and holidays yoreh de'ah"Teacher of opinion" dietary laws, "borders" of various kinds; chairy, ritualistic objects, tithes Even ha-ezer"The assisting stone" maritla laws Hoshen mishpat"Judgment breastplate" courts, finnaces, dameges, acquisions, crimes Kitzur shulhan arukh is not shulhan arukh K.S.A. -abbreviation...
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2011 for the course RELI 199 taught by Professor Marienberg during the Spring '10 term at UNC.
- Spring '10