This almost 2,000-year-old text flies under the radar -- but it's immensely important to Jewish life.
The text of Pirkei Avot chapter 6
Halacha, from the Hebrew word for "walking" or "path," is the rabbinic interpretation of Jewish law.
These writings, which fill in gaps in biblical texts, falls into two categories: halacha and aggadah.
Talmudic discussion of the liturgical use of Psalms 113-118 focuses on how the Psalms incorporate gratitude for God's past acts of salvation and confidence in God's future redemption of Israel.
Sages & Scholars
The author of the Arba'ah Turim set the stage for Joseph Caro's Shulchan Aruch.