Shulhan Arukh*: Meaning and Definition of

Shul•han A•rukh

Pronunciation: (Seph. Heb.shl-khän' ä-rkh' Ashk. Heb. sh&oobrevel'kh&schwan ô'r&oobrevekh Eng. shl'k&schwan ô'r&schwak), [key]
  1. 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.
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