Shulchan Aruch haRav

Alternative Spellings

Shulchan Aruch ha Rav, Shulkhan Arukh haRav

Definitions

  • the Chabad/Lubavitch redaction of the Shulchan Aruch as written by Shneur Zalman of Liadi, notable for its application of Chassidic principles to halachah and codification of differences between Lubavitch Jews and others

Example Sentences

  • Lubavitchers can't shave, even with an electric razor, because of rulings in the Shulchan Aruch haRav.

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

שולחן ערוך הרב 'the Shulchan Aruch (see etymology under that entry) of the rabbi'

Who Uses This

Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Chabad

Dictionaries

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