Halacha-Yomi is a translation of the "Kitzur Shulchan Aruch", Rabbi Shlomo
Ganzfried's classic compendium of Jewish Law from the late 19th Century
CE. Our translation is primarily derived from that of Rabbi Eliyahu
Touger, recently published by Moznaim Publishing Corporation. Readers are
encouraged to purchase the book from their local bookstore or by calling
Moznaim, (718) 438-7680.
It is important to note that the application of the principles of Jewish
Law frequently depends upon the unique context to which they are applied;
consequently, a specific ruling of 150 years ago will not necessarily be
the accepted practice today. Furthermore, not all the rulings of Rabbi
Shlomo Ganzfried in his "Kitzur Shulchan Aruch" are accepted as
Please use this text for learning and developing a better understanding of
the breadth of Jewish Law, but please do not rely upon it for "halacha
le'ma'aseh," practical applications.
Rabbi Ari Lobel and Project Genesis have added footnotes which attempt to briefly explain the
principles and reasoning behind the rulings, and which, in many instances,
note differing opinions which have been accepted as the practical halacha
(especially from the Mishna Berura, published in the early 20th Century CE
by Rabbi Yisroel Mayer Kagan).
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