halachically

Pronunciations

halachically (huh-LUKH-ik-lee) listen

Definitions

Example Sentences

  • "Until relatively recently in our history, the agunah problem was limited to cases of women whose husbands were lost at war or at sea, and who could not remarry without halachically acceptable evidence of their demise." (source)

  • "If more than half the people who went on aliyah last year under Israel’s Law of Return are not halachically Jewish, doesn’t this render the traditional definition of Jewish status obsolete and it isn’t time for a radical rethink?" (source)

Languages of Origin

  • English
  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • halachic + Eng. adverbial suffix -ly

    • Who Uses This

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

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      halakhically

Notes

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