According to Rabbinic Judaism, the Oral Torah or Oral Law (, lit. "Oral Law") are those purported laws, statutes, and legal interpretations that were not recorded in the Five Books of Moses, the Written Torah (, lit. "Written Law"), but nonetheless are regarded by Orthodox Jews as prescriptive and given at the same time.- Oral Torah
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Central text of Rabbinic Judaism and the primary source of Jewish religious law (halakha) and Jewish theology.
The Talmud has two components; the Mishnah (, c. undefined 200 CE), a written compendium of the Oral Torah; and the Gemara (, c. undefined 500 CE), an elucidation of the Mishnah and related Tannaitic writings that often ventures onto other subjects and expounds broadly on the Hebrew Bible.
Halakha (הֲלָכָה, Sephardic: ), also transliterated as halacha, halakhah, and halacho (Ashkenazic: ), is the collective body of Jewish religious laws which is derived from the written and Oral Torah.
Jewish religious movement characterized by the recognition of the written Torah alone as its supreme authority in halakha (Jewish religious law) and theology.
Karaite Judaism is distinct from mainstream Rabbinic Judaism, which considers the Oral Torah, codified in the Talmud and subsequent works, to be authoritative interpretations of the Torah.
Medieval Sephardic Jewish philosopher who became one of the most prolific and influential Torah scholars of the Middle Ages.
He is sometimes known as (The Great Eagle) in recognition of his outstanding status as a bona fide exponent of the Oral Torah.
The Pharisees (פְּרוּשִׁים) were a Jewish social movement and a school of thought in the Levant during the time of Second Temple Judaism.
A fourth point of conflict, specifically religious, involved different interpretations of the Torah and how to apply it to current Jewish life, with Sadducees recognizing only the Written Torah (with Greek philosophy) and rejecting doctrines such as the Oral Torah, the Prophets, the Writings, and the resurrection of the dead.
Collective term for the traditionalist and theologically conservative branches of contemporary Judaism.
Theologically, it is chiefly defined by regarding the Torah, both Written and Oral, as revealed by God to Moses on Mount Sinai and faithfully transmitted ever since.
Rabbinic Judaism (יהדות רבנית), also called Rabbinism, Rabbinicism, or Judaism espoused by the Rabbanites, has been the mainstream form of Judaism since the 6th century CE, after the codification of the Babylonian Talmud.
Rabbinic Judaism has its roots in Pharisaic Judaism and is based on the belief that Moses at Mount Sinai received both the Written Torah (Torah she-be-Khetav) and the Oral Torah (Torah she-be-al Peh) from God.
The Mishnah or the Mishna (מִשְׁנָה, "study by repetition", from the verb shanah, or "to study and review", also "secondary") is the first major written collection of the Jewish oral traditions which is known as the Oral Torah.
The Sadducees ( צְדוּקִים) were a socio-religious sect of Jewish people who were active in Judea during the Second Temple period, from the second century BCE through the destruction of the Temple in 70 CE.
The Sadducees rejected the Oral Torah as proposed by the Pharisees.
No established formulation of principles of faith that are recognized by all branches of Judaism.
Traditional Judaism maintains that God established a covenant with the Jewish people at Mount Sinai, and revealed his laws and 613 commandments to them in the form of the Written and Oral Torah.