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Halaka, Halakah, Halachah

the entire body of Jewish law, comprising Biblical laws, oral laws transcribed in the Talmud, and subsequent codes altering traditional teachings. — Halakist, Halachist, n. — Halakic, adj.
See also: Judaism
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Noun1.Halaka - Talmudic literature that deals with law and with the interpretation of the laws on the Hebrew Scriptures
Talmudic literature - (Judaism) ancient rabbinical writings
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This came when the warplanes of US-backed Saudi-led aggression coalition launched airstrikes on a house of a civilian in Halaka area of Haly district.
For the memo itself ("Li-yahlika man halaka 'an bayyinatin wa-yahya man hayya 'an bayyina" May 17, 2017), see http://www.jihadica.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/tamim_h_8_t_31.pdf.
Among brick-and-mortar retailers, Sephora and Ulta do the best merchandising job "because they have people who can assist the consumer if they have a question or a comment, " says Halaka. "The other stores just place the product on the shelf and count on the product catching the consumer's eye as they walk through the aisle."
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The university expressed special thanks to the artists who had contributed with their works to Museum : Marwan QassabBashi, Kamal Boullata, Etel Adnan, Laila Shawa, Samia Halaby, Vladimir Tamari, Mona BassiliSehnaoui, RachidQurayshi, Ismail Shammout, Nasser Soumi, Sari Khoury, Samira Badran, Mona Hatoum, Mona Saudi, Vera Tamari, Maurice Pasternak, MizukoYakuwa, Jorge Shmeitzer, Guy Cobb, and Lois Nakhleh, Sliman Mansur, Suha Shoman, Nabil Anani, Tayseer Barakat,Emily Jacir, Rula Halawani, Hosni Radwan, Taysir Batniji , Samir Salameh, Hani Zurob, Khaled Hourani, Jawad al Malhi, Jumana Manaa, Raeda Saadeh, Inass Yassin, Sharif Waked, Ahmad Kanaan, Khalil Rabah, TayseerSharaf, Yazan Al khalili, Amer Shomali, OmarivsIosephFilivsDinE*, Bashir Makhoul, and John Halaka .
For his part, Head of the Syndicate for Tourism and Hotels Workers, Bassem Halaka, affirmed the existence of three training centres providing many programmes in all touristic domains -- a centre affiliated of the syndicate, another at the Chambers of Tourism Federation and one affiliated from the ministry.
Palestinian-American John Halaka's documentary "Wounds of the Heart: An Artist and her Nation" will be screened on May 22 and will also be followed by a Q&A session with the filmmaker.
Lawyer David McKie last month successfully defended police officer Christopher Halaka who was accused of chanting pro-IRA slogans at a Perth taxi rank.