Introduction to the History and Sources of Jewish Law

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Halacha: The Laws of Jewish Life

Halacha is the "way" a Jew is directed to behave, encompassing civil, criminal and religious law.

A Crash Course in Early Jewish History

From biblical times to the emergence of Rabbinic Judaism.

Jewish Custom (Minhag) Versus Law (Halacha)

Though often widely practiced, customs are not considered mandatory by traditional Jews.