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  1. A minhag is a custom that evolved for worthy religious reasons and has continued long enough to become a binding religious practice. (Web site)

Word Minhag

  1. Homiletically, one could argue that the use of the word minhag in Jewish law reflects its Biblical Hebrew origins as "the (manner of) driving (a chariot)". (Web site)


  1. The rabbis considered ending the practice at that time, but decided to continue it as a minhag.


  1. The oldest recorded minhag is that of 'beating the Arovot' (Willow Branches) on Hoshanah Rabbah, and dates back to the era of the Prophets.


  1. The Rama (ad loc) says that the minhag of Ashkenazim is not to wear colored tzitzit, and that one should abide by that minhag.

Jewish Law

  1. Synopsis: This article analyzes the development of a minhag and how it has infiltrated into Jewish law as quasi-halakha.
  2. Jewish law clearly recognizes the binding force of minhag, accepted custom and usage. (Web site)


  1. The rabbinical portion of halakhah falls into three groups: a gezeirah, takkanah, and minhag. (Web site)


  1. Sephardic and Yemenite Jews generally do not accept the need for this minhag, and thus eat kitniyot on Passover. (Web site)
  2. Halakhah is made up of mitzvot from the Torah (d'oraita), laws instituted by the rabbis (d'rabbanan) and long-standing customs (minhag).


  1. Yemenite Jews
  2. Takkanah
  3. Days > Holidays > Passover > Kitniyot
  4. Halakhah
  5. Belief > Religion > Judaism > Jewish Law
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