Arukh HaShulhan (The Table Is Set) is a chapter-by-chapter restatement of the Read the text of Arukh HaShulchan online with commentaries and connections. Interesting letter handwritten and signed by R. Yechiel Michel HaLevi Epstein Rabbi of Navahrudak, author of Aruch HaShulchan, to his relative R. Yosef David . Originally published March 31, at hashulchan-laws-tzedakah

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource. Yechiel Michel Epstein was born into a family of wealthy army contractors for the Czarist Jashulchan army in BabruyskRussian Empire presently in Belarus.

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Views Read Edit View history. The Aruch Hashulchan was composed and printed serially starting with Choshen Mishpat prior to the printing of the Mishna Berurah and the section on Orach Chayim published afterwards.

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Here, he was recognised as a posek decisor of Jewish nashulchanand he was to compose most of his writings in Navahrudak. Epstein also wrote a similar work entitled Aruch HaShulchan he’Atid Laying the Table of the Futurea parallel work to Aruch HaShulchan summarising and analysing the laws that will apply in Messianic times.

This edition adds comparisons to rulings by the Mishnah Berurah in Orach Chaim. A division into four large parts, subdivided into parallel chapters simanim that match in all three works. Joshua ben Israel Benveniste. After his marriage he received semicha rabbinic ordination and accepted his first hashulchqn position. He was particularly close to Rabbi Shmuel Salantthe chief rabbi of Jerusalem, and wrote extensively on the obligation of all Jews to support the Rabbi Meir Baal Haneis charity that Rabbi Salant founded in Israel in hashukchan Later, HaMapah “the tablecloth”annotations for Ashkenazi Jews by Moses Isserles, was included in all editions of the Shulchan Aruch sinceembedded in the text and distinguished by a semi-cursive “Rashi script”.


His son, Rabbi Baruch Epsteinwas a bookkeeper by profession but produced a number of scholarly and popular works, most notably the Torah Temimah. This page was last edited on 18 Januaryat These chapters were found in manuscripts by the author’s own hand, along with various sermons that were published together in the same volume. By hasshulchan this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Views Read Edit View history. The page numbering in the reprints still reflects the smaller volumes of the original printing. Yechiel Michel ha-Levi Epstein Hebrew: However, nashulchan people including Rabbi Yosef Eliyahu Henkin and Rabbi Yehuda Pearl hsshulchan famously held that the Aruch HaShulchan is more authoritative, since its author was the rabbi of a community, and since it was printed after the Mishnah Berurah. These reprints usually appear in eight volumes, which mostly reflect the division of volumes in the Hashuldhan edition of the Shulchan Aruch with the exception of Yoreh Deah.

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Arukh HaShulchan

Printing of the Arukh HaShulhan: Some of the laws discussed, such as those relating to agriculture and farming, apply today for those living in the Land of Israel. Rabbinic legal texts and responsa.

Images of the first edition have been reprinted dozens of times to this day. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Rabbi Moshe Feinstein once said that the decisions of the Aruch HaShulchan — who was a full-time Rav — take precedence over many poskim who were not active rabbanim.


Epstein died on 22 Adar IIand is buried in Navahrudak.

Yechiel Michel Epstein

Epstein was involved in many charitable endeavors. In other projects Wikisource.

These are further subdivided into paragraphs se’ifimbut the latter do not match in the three works the Tur has no official se’ifim at all, and the se’ifim of the Shulchan Aruch do not match that of the Aruch HaShulchan. This page was last edited on 1 Octoberat Many volumes were reprinted posthumously by his daughter. Hashuclhan on the Jerusalem Talmud.

A Rav takes into hashulvhan more than just the abstract and black-and-white concepts of the halachah when rendering aruchh halachic opinion. Berlin was later to marry a daughter of Epstein, after being widowed of his first wife. The title “Aruch HaShulchan” “the table is set” is a clear allusion to the Shulchan Aruch “the set table”on which it draws, and to Aroch ha-Shulchan from the Tanakh Book of Isaiah Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

Retrieved from ” https: His surname is often preceded by ha-Levias he descended from a family of Levites. A ninth volume was hashhlchan in by Rabbi Simcha Fishbane of Chicago, Illinoiswho was given permission by the Israeli Bar-Ilan family, descendants of the author, to print 36 previously unpublished chapters on the laws of oaths Hilkhot NedarimYoreh Deah From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It originally did not contain the aaruch of oaths Yoreh Deah previously published by Fishbane, but they were subsequently added.

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