Definitions for "Halakhah"
From the Hebrew word for "walk," the "way" or "procedure" for acting according to the biblical commandments and thus living an ethical life. Living life by God's precepts was a fundamental commitment in the Dead Sea Scrolls community.
(Hebrew): A Hebrew word which literally means "the way to go." The term, most commonly translated as "Jewish law refers to the Biblical, rabbinic, medieval, and modern regulations which govern almost every aspect of a Jew's life, prayer, charity, diet, dress, marriage, sexuality, ethics, and morality
Corpus of Jewish religious law; disagreement on these matters caused the Judean Desert sect to secede from Israel.