exist on the topic of tefillah and
the halachos surrounding it, generally
little attention is given to the subject
of the shul itself, the setting where so
much of our davening takes place.
- As the House of Hashem and - in
galus, with the absence of the Beis
Hamikdash - the place where the Shechinah is found, the shul is
the holiest of all settings, and thus it is incumbent upon us to treat
it with the dignity and respect it commands. This includes being
aware of and keeping the numerous halachos that pertain to a shul.
- Who may eat in shul? May one kiss a child there? Does the
women's section have kedushah? May membership meetings take
place in a shul? Is it permissible to greet one's friend while in shul?
Speech and conversation; do their halachos apply after davening is
Shuls in Halachah is a unique contribution to the world of English
halachah books. In this first-ever, comprehensive English sefer
on the topic, Rabbi Ephraim Eliezer Padawer, author of the five-
volume Piskei Hilchos Shabbos and Yom Tov, explores and explains
the many halachos pertaining to kedushas beis haknesses. Based on
the Shulchan Aruch and contemporary poskim, this authoritative
and fully annotated book covers virtually every imaginable question
that can arise in a shul setting. Written in a clear, concise, and user-
friendly format, with the addition of nearly 50 FAQs, the entire
book has been collectively reviewed by several veteran rabbanim.
- • Perfect for both the layman and the talmid chacham (as well as
the rav); men and women
- • Includes a comprehensive, alphabetical index for easy
reference, as well as a daily learning calendar
Rabbi Ephraim Eliezer Padawer
6.3" x 9.3"
Israel Bookshop Publications
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