Chapter: Introduction & Glossary

Introduction

It was taught in the academy of Eliyahu: One who reviews halakhot every day is assured a place in the Next World, as it states: “His ways are forever” (Habakkuk 3:6). Do not read this “ways” [“halikhot”], rather “laws” [“halakhot”]. … Continue reading

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Glossary

afikoman lit. dessert; the portion of matza eaten to conclude the Seder meal aĥshevei a principle whereby one’s actions indicate that he assigns subjective significance to an otherwise insignificant object al ha-sova while satisfied bal yera’eh the prohibition against ĥametz … Continue reading

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