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n. Parts of the Talmud and Midrash that do not deal with law, including stories, fables, and sayings.
n. Talmudic stories or philosophical material.
"The aggadah comprehends a great variety of forms and content." (source)
"We studied an interesting aggada about the shofar." (Glinert).
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אגדה aggadah 'narrative'
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Plural 'aggadot'. "Aggadot are Jewish stories that are presented in the Talmud along with halakhah, the body of Jewish law. Unlike halakhah, these legends, historical stories, jokes, ethical tales, and sermons are not legally binding; their purpose is to explain and elaborate on Jewish law and customs" (JPS).
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