Weekly Freebies: Darkhei Halakhah

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20130525-215330.jpgR. Mordechai Eliyahu zt”l, the former Sephardic Chief Rabbi of Israel, has published three volumes of responsa (Ma’amar Mordekhai) and a number of other halakhic books. Among them is his Darkhei Halakhah commentary to Kitzur Shulchan Arukh. The Hebrew Wikisource edition of Kitzur Shulchan Arukh includes this brief commentary, containing mainly rulings based on Sephardic authorities. You can find it online here: link.

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About Gil Student

Rabbi Gil Student is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of TorahMusings.com, a leading website on Orthodox Jewish scholarly subjects, and the Book Editor of the Orthodox Union’s Jewish Action magazine. He writes a popular column on issues of Jewish law and thought featured in newspapers and magazines, including The Jewish Link, The Jewish Echo and The Vues. In the past, he has served as the President of the small Jewish publisher Yashar Books and as the Managing Editor of OU Press. Rabbi Student serves on the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Council of America. He also serves on the Editorial Boards of Jewish Action magazine, the Journal of Halacha and Contemporary Society and the Achieve Journal of Behavioral Health, Religion & Community, as well as the Board of OU Press. He has published five English books, the most recent titled Search Engine volume 2: Finding Meaning in Jewish Texts -- Jewish Leadership, and served as the American editor for Morasha Kehillat Yaakov: Essays in Honour of Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks.

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