- Any legal document or writ, such as a bill of sale or a promissory note.
- "A shtar requires two witnesses." (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Testimony_in_Jewish_law)
Languages of Origin
שטר shtar 'contract'
Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
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