Shulhan Arukh*: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (Seph. Heb.shl-khän' ä-rkh' Ashk. Heb. sh&oobrevel'kh&schwan ô'r&oobrevekh Eng. shl'k&schwan ô'r&schwak), [key]
- an authoritative code of Jewish law and custom compiled by the Talmudic scholar Joseph Caro (1488–1575), the original edition published in Vienna in 1565 emphasizing the practices of Sephardic Jews.