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Halakhah Quiz

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    Jewish authorities have produced over time a major body of legal texts, governing nearly every aspect of Jewish practice--or Halakhah. How much do you know about Jewish law and its foundational texts?
    early halakhah

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    What was unique about the Tur (also known as the Arba'ah Turim), among halakhic texts of its time?

     It was written in Aramaic, not Hebrew

     Its discussion was restricted to laws relevant to post-Temple Jewish life

     Its author was a Sephardic Jew

     It offered lots of detail about the minutiae of performing Jewish rituals