Shulchan Aruch haRav


Shulchan Aruch haRav (SHUL-chan AR-uch ha-RAV) listen


  • n. 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


  • 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: Jews affiliated with the Chabad Lubavitch movement


      • South Africa
      • Australia / New Zealand


      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      Shulchan Aruch ha Rav, Shulkhan Arukh haRav

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