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HASKAMAH

HASKAMAH (Askamah; Heb. אַסְכָּמָה ,הַסְכָּמָה; “agreement,” “approbation”), in Jewish literature, a term with several meanings: (1) Rabbinic approval and approbation of the legal decisions of colleagues, usually attached to the original legal decision and circulated with it. These haskamot sometimes amplify the original, … Continue reading

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