Mishnah Berurah

Definitions

  • n. Commentary on Shulchan Aruch Orech Chaim by Israel Meir of Radin, aka the Chofetz Chaim.

Example Sentences

  • He doesn't really know halachah, he just studied what to do out of the Mishnah Berurah.

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • משנה ברורה "clarified teaching (i.e., teaching made clear)"

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

      Dictionaries

      • The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).

      Alternative Spellings

      Mishna Berura, Mishnah Brurah

Notes

  • It is a very stringent interpretation of halachah, and is often studied by yeshivah students due to its clarity and easy Hebrew.

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