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Zvi Hirsch Chajes (Hebrew: צבי הירש חיות - November 20, 1805 - October 12, 1855; also Chayes or Hayot) was one of the foremost Galician talmudic scholars. [1]

29 relations: Acronym, Aggadah, Austria, Brody, Bruria David, Ephraim Zalman Margolis, Galicia (Eastern Europe), Gil Student, Gloss (annotation), Halakha, Haredi Judaism, Haskalah, Hebrew language, Jerusalem Talmud, Kalisz, Mossad Harav Kook, Nachman Krochmal, Oral Torah, Poland, Rashi, Reform Judaism, Solomon Judah Loeb Rapoport, Ta'anit, Talmud, Targum, Thesis, Vilna Edition Shas, Voice of God, Zhovkva.


An acronym is an abbreviation, used as a word, which is formed from the initial components in a phrase or a word.

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Aggadah (Aramaic אַגָּדָה: "tales, lore"; pl. aggadot or (Ashkenazi) aggados; also known as aggad or aggadh or agâdâ) refers to non-legalistic exegetical texts in the classical rabbinic literature of Judaism, particularly as recorded in the Talmud and Midrash.

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Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.5 million people in Central Europe.

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Brody (Броди, Brody, Yiddish: בראָד, translit. Brod) is a city in the Lviv Oblast (province) of western Ukraine.

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Bruria David

Bruria David (ברוריה דיויד) (born 1938) is a Haredi Jewish rebbetzin and Torah scholar.

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Ephraim Zalman Margolis

Ephraim Zalman Margolis (December 19, 1762 – August 24, 1828) (אפרים זלמן בן מנחם מרגליות) was a Galician rabbi born in Brody, brother of Hayyim Mordecai Margolioth.

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Galicia (Eastern Europe)

Galicia (Галичина, Halychyna; Galicja; Halič; Galizien; Galícia/Kaliz/Gácsország/Halics; Galiția/Halici; Галиция/Галичина, Galitsiya/Galichina; Rusyn: Галичина, Halychyna; Halič; גאַליציע, Galytsye) is a historical and geographic region in Eastern Europe, once a small kingdom, that straddles the modern-day border between Poland and Ukraine.

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Gil Student

Gil Ofer Student (born August 8, 1972) is the Book Editor of Jewish Action magazine, and former Managing Editor of OU Press, and an Orthodox Jewish blogger who writes about the interface between different facets of Judaism, specifically Orthodox Judaism and Modern Orthodox Judaism.

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Gloss (annotation)

A gloss (from glossa, from γλῶσσα glóssa "language") is a brief marginal notation of the meaning of a word or wording in a text.

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Halakha (הֲלָכָה,; also transliterated as halacha, halachah or halocho) is the collective body of Jewish religious laws derived from the Written and Oral Torah.

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Haredi Judaism

Haredi Judaism (חֲרֵדִי,; also spelled Charedi, plural Charedim) is a stream of Orthodox Judaism characterized by rejection of modern secular culture.

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Haskalah (השכלה; "enlightenment" or "education" from sekhel "intellect", "mind"), the Jewish Enlightenment, was a movement among European Jews in the 18th–19th centuries that advocated adopting enlightenment values, pressing for integration into European society, and increasing education in secular studies, Hebrew language, and Jewish history.

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Hebrew language

Hebrew is a West Semitic language of the Afroasiatic language family.

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Jerusalem Talmud

The Jerusalem Talmud (תַּלְמוּד יְרוּשָׁלְמִי, Talmud Yerushalmi, often Yerushalmi for short) is a collection of Rabbinic notes on the 2nd-century Jewish oral tradition known as the Mishnah.

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Kalisz is a city in central Poland with 103,738 inhabitants (June 2014), the capital city of the Kalisz Region.

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Mossad Harav Kook

Mossad HaRav Kook (מוסד הרב קוק, "Rabbi Kook Institute") is a religious research foundation and notable publishing house, based in Jerusalem.

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Nachman Krochmal

Nachman Kohen Krochmal (born in Brody, Galicia, on 17 February 1785; died at Ternopil on 31 July 1840) was a Jewish Galician philosopher, theologian, and historian.

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Oral Torah

According to Rabbinic Judaism, the Oral Torah or Oral Law (lit "Torah that is spoken") represents those laws, statutes, and legal interpretations that were not recorded in the Five Books of Moses, the "Written Torah" (lit. "Torah that is written"), but nonetheless are regarded by Orthodox Jews as prescriptive and co-given.

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Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country in Central Europe, bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine and Belarus to the east; and the Baltic Sea, Kaliningrad Oblast (a Russian exclave) and Lithuania to the north.

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Shlomo Yitzchaki (רבי שלמה יצחקי; 22 February 1040 – 13 July 1105), in Latin: Salomon Isaacides, and today generally known by the acronym Rashi (רש"י, RAbbi SHlomo Itzhaki), was a medieval French rabbi and author of a comprehensive commentary on the Talmud and commentary on the ''Tanakh''.

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Reform Judaism

The term Reform Judaism is today used for a confessional division within Judaism, especially in North America and the United Kingdom.

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Solomon Judah Loeb Rapoport

Solomon Judah Löb Rapoport (June 1, 1790 – October 16, 1867) (Hebrew: שלמה יהודה כהן רפאפורט), was a Galician rabbi and Jewish scholar.

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A ta'anit or taanis (in Ashkenaz pronunciation) or taʿanith in Classical Hebrew is a fast in Judaism in which one abstains from all food and drink, including water.

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The Talmud (Hebrew: talmūd "instruction, learning", from a root lmd "teach, study") is a central text of Rabbinic Judaism.

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The targumim (singular: "targum", תרגום) were spoken paraphrases, explanations and expansions of the Jewish scriptures that a Rabbi would give in the common language of the listeners, which during the time of this practice was commonly, but not exclusively, Aramaic.

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A thesis or dissertation is a document submitted in support of candidature for an academic degree or professional qualification presenting the author's research and findings.

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Vilna Edition Shas

The Vilna Edition of the Talmud, printed in Vilna (now Vilnius), Lithuania, is by far the most common printed edition of the Talmud still in use today as the basic text for Torah study in yeshivas and by all scholars of Judaism.

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Voice of God

In Judaism and Christianity, the voice of God (Hebrew: בּת קול, bat kol or bath ḳōl, literally daughter of a voice; Latin: vox dei; Persian: ندا, Neda) is a "heavenly or divine voice which proclaims God's will or judgment."The Jewish Encyclopedia It is "identified with the Holy Spirit, even with God; but it differed essentially from the Prophets, though these spoke as the medium of the Holy Spirit.".

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Zhovkva (Жовква,; Żółkiew; זאָלקוואַ; Жо́лква, 1951-1992: Нестеров, Nesterov) is a city in the Lviv Oblast (province) of western Ukraine, north of Lviv.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zvi_Hirsch_Chajes

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