Rabbi, posek (legal decisor) and codifier, best known as the author of the works of Jewish law called Chayei Adam and Chochmat Adam.- Avraham Danzig
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Term in Jewish law for a "decisor", a legal scholar who determines the position of halakha, the Jewish religious laws derived from the written and Oral Torah in cases of Jewish law where previous authorities are inconclusive, or in those situations where no clear halakhic precedent exists.
Avraham Danzig (1748–1820), Chayei Adam
Chayei Adam (חיי אדם "The Life of Man") is a work of Jewish law by Rabbi Avraham Danzig (1748–1820), dealing with the laws discussed in the Orach Chayim section of the Shulchan Aruch.
Influential authority in halakha (Jewish law).
He also established a yeshiva there; Avraham Danzig, author of Chayei Adam, is amongst his best known students.
Most widely consulted of the various legal codes in Judaism.
Rabbi Abraham Danzig was the first in the Lithuanian Jewish community to attempt a summary of the opinions in the above-mentioned works in his Chayei Adam and Chochmath Adam.
Acharonim (אחרונים Aḥaronim; sing.
Avraham Danzig (1748—1820; Chayei Adam; Chochmat Adam)
Collective body of Jewish religious laws which is derived from the written and Oral Torah.
Chayei Adam and Chochmat Adam by Avraham Danzig (Poland, 1748–1820) are similar Ashkenazi works; the first covers Orach Chaim, the second in large Yoreh De'ah, as well as laws from Even Ha'ezer and Choshen Mishpat pertinent to everyday life.
Northwest Semitic language of the Afroasiatic language family.
For example, Rabbi Avraham Danzig wrote the Chayei Adam in Hebrew, as opposed to Yiddish, as a guide to Halacha for the "average 17-year-old" (Ibid.
Rabbi and posek.
Similarly, the Chochmat Adam, by Rabbi Avraham Danzig, was written in consultation with Lorberbaum (as well as Rabbi Chaim Volozhin).
19th psalm in the Book of Psalms, beginning in English in the King James Version: "The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork."
Verse 15 (in the Hebrew) is recited in several parts of the Jewish prayer service, including: at the conclusion of the Amidah; during the removal of the Torah scroll from the Ark on Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and Yom Tov; as part of Selichos; and at the conclusion of Tefillah Zakah, a prayer for Yom Kippur eve.
Separated from the rest of the city.
Avraham Danzig, Rabbi, author Chayei Adam