Table of Contents

Volume 1

Chapter 1 – Laws Related to Rising in the Morning

Chapter 2 – Laws Related to Washing Your Hands in the Morning

Chapter 3 – Laws Related to Dressing and Manner of Walking

Chapter 4 – Laws of Decency in the Bathroom

Chapter 5 – Laws Regarding Cleanliness of the Place for Holy Purposes

Chapter 6 – Laws Related to Benedictions, etc.

Chapter 7 – Laws Related to the Morning Benedictions

Chapter 8 – Laws Concerning Things Forbidden from Dawn until after Prayers

Chapter 9 – Laws Related to Tzitsis (fringes)

Chapter 10 – Laws of Tzitsis

Chapter 11 – Laws of the Mezuzah (small, prayer scrolls rolled up to place on doorways, entryways, and gates)

Chapter 12 – Laws Related to Purity of Body and Places for Holding Services

Chapter 13 – Laws Related to the Sanctity of the Synagogue and the House of Study

Chapter 14 – Laws Related to Pesuke Dezimerah (special verses of Psalms)

Chapter 15 – Laws of Kaddish (a hymn of praises to G-d), Barhu (bless ye), Minyan (quorum of ten male adults), and Hazan (cantor of a synagogue)

Chapter 16 – Laws Concerning the Shema (three portions of the Holy Scriptures in Deuteronomy and Numbers; one of only two prayers that are specifically commanded in Torah) and its Benedictions

Chapter 17 – Laws Concerning the Reading of Shema

Chapter 18 – Laws Concerning the ShemonehEsreh(eighteen; silent prayer)

Chapter 19 – Laws Concerning MashivHaruah(prayer praising G-d as the source of rain) and TalUmatar(Rain and Dew liturgy)

Chapter 20 – Laws Concerning the Hazan’s(cantor of a synagogue)

Repetition of the ShemonehEsreh

Chapter 21 – Laws for the Making up of Omitted Prayers

Chapter 22 – Laws Concerning the Tahanun (petition of Grace)

Chapter 23 – Laws Concerning the Reading of Torah

Chapter 24 – Laws Concerning Errors and Defects in a Sefer Torah (handwritten copy of the Torah, the holiest book within Judaism)

Chapter 25 – Laws Concerning Ashrei (a prayer that is recited at least three times daily in Jewish prayers and UvaLetziyon (Hebrew opening words and the name of the closing)

Chapter 26 – Laws Related to the Mourner’s Kaddish(a hymn of praises to G-d)

Chapter 27 – Laws Concerning the Study of Torah

Chapter 28 – Laws Related to the Scroll and Other Holy Books

Chapter 29 – Moral Laws

Chapter 30 – Laws Concerning Tale Bearing, Slander, Vengeance, and Bearing a Grudge

Chapter 31 – Laws Concerning Man’s Intentions

Chapter 32 – Rules Concerning Physical Wellbeing

Chapter 33 – Laws Forbidding Things That Are Dangerous.

Chapter 34 – Laws Concerning Charity

Chapter 35 – Laws Concerning the Separation of Hallah (challah; bread)

Chapter 36 – Laws Concerning the Salting of Meat

Chapter 37 – Laws Concerning the Immersion of Vessels

Chapter 38 – Laws Concerning Bread, Cooked Food, and Milk of a Non-Jew

Chapter 39 – Laws Regarding Eating and Drinking before Regular Meals

Chapter 40 – Laws Concerning Washing Your Hands before Meals

Chapter 41 – Laws Concerning the Breaking of Bread and Hamotzi (blessing over bread)

Chapter 42 – Laws Concerning Meals

Chapter 43 – Laws Concerning Benedictions over Special Courses during Meals

Chapter 44 – Laws Concerning Washing of Hands and Saying of Grace after Meals

Chapter 45 – Laws Concerning Normal Grace (of Three or More)

Chapter 46 – Laws Concerning Forbidden Foods

Chapter 47 – Laws Related to Non-Jewish Wine and Making Vessels Fit for Use

Volume 2

Chapter 48 – Laws Concerning Benedictions over the Five Species of Grain

Chapter 49 – Laws Concerning Saying Benediction over Wine and Hatov Vehametiv (fourth blessing calling G-d the good King)

Chapter 50 – Laws Concerning Saying Benedictions Said before Enjoying Food and Drink

Chapter 51 – Laws Concerning the Concluding Benediction

Chapter 52 – Laws Related to the Benediction Bore Peri Haetz (blessing for the fruit of the tree), Bore Peri Haadamah (blessing for the fruit of the ground) and Shehakol (blessing for animal products: meat, chicken, fish, and eggs; water and all other drinks (except for wine) and soups; and miscellaneous foods like mushrooms, candy, etc.)

Chapter 53 – Laws Related to Benedictions over Soup, Fruit, and Vegetable Extracts

Chapter 54 – Laws Concerning Principal and Accessory Foods

Chapter 55 – Laws Concerning the Order of Precedence Related to Benedictions

Chapter 56 – Laws Concerning Benedictions Pronounced Erroneously

Chapter 57 – Laws Concerning Benedictions over Food Served More Than Originally Intended

Chapter 58 – Laws Concerning Benedictions over Fragrance

Chapter 59 – Laws Concerning Benedictions over Joy and Grief

Chapter 60 – Laws Related to Benedictions over Sights in Nature

Chapter 61 – Laws Regarding the Benediction Hagomel(blessing of Thanksgiving)

Chapter 62 – Laws Related to Commerce

Chapter 63 – Laws Related to Wronging by Means of Words

Chapter 64 – Laws Dealing in Forbidden Objects

Chapter 65 – Laws Related to Interest on Loans

Chapter 66 – Laws Related to Agreements to Trade in Business

Chapter 67 – Laws Concerning Vows and Oaths

Chapter 68 – Laws Concerning Prayers While Traveling

Chapter 69 – Laws Concerning the Minhah (prayers offered in the afternoon) Services

Chapter 70 – Laws Concerning the Maariv (Jewish prayer service held in evening or night) Service

Chapter 71 – Laws Concerning the Order of the Night

Chapter 72 – Laws Concerning the Holiness of the Sabbath

Chapter 73 – Laws Concerning Work Done by a Non-Jew on the Sabbath

Chapter 74 – Laws Concerning Embarking on a Vessel on the Sabbath

Chapter 75 – Laws Related to the Sabbath Candle

Chapter 76 – Laws Concerning Prayers on Sabbath and Festivals

Chapter 77 – Laws Concerning the Kiddush and the Sabbath Meals

Chapter 78 – Laws Concerning the Torah Reading on Sabbath and Festivals

Chapter 79 – Laws Concerning Maftir (the last person called up to the Torah on Shabbat and holiday mornings)

Chapter 80 – Laws Concerning Some Labors Forbidden on the Sabbath

Chapter 81 – Laws Concerning the Four Premises with Regard to Sabbath Laws

Chapter 82 – Laws Concerning the Prohibition against Removing Things from One Premise to Another

Chapter 83 – Laws Concerning the Enclosure of Spaces

Chapter 84 – Laws Concerning Carrying Garments or Ornaments on the Sabbath

Chapter 85 – Laws Concerning a Fire that Breaks out on the Sabbath

Chapter 86 – Laws Related to Bathing on the Sabbath

Chapter 87 – Laws Related to the Resting of Cattle on the Sabbath

Chapter 88 – Laws Related to Muktzeh (separated; set aside)

Chapter 89 – Laws Concerning a Base for Things Forbidden

Chapter 90 – Laws Concerning Doing Things that Are Not Actual Work – Work Through a Non-Jew

Chapter 91 – Laws Related to One in Pain, and One Not Critically Ill

Chapter 92 – Laws Related to One Who is Critically Ill – Forced to Transgress a Precept

Chapter 93 – Laws Concerning Childbirth

Chapter 94 – Laws Concerning Inter-Community Courts

Chapter 95 – Laws Concerning Inter-Community Boundaries

Chapter 96 – Laws Concerning Maariv (Jewish prayer service held in evening or night) Service and the Havdalah (ceremony that marks the symbolic end of Shabbat and Jewish holidays, and ushers in the new week)

Chapter 97 – Laws Concerning RoshHodesh (name for the first day of every month in the Hebrew calendar, marked by the birth of a new moon)

Volume 3

Chapter 98 – Laws Concerning Festivals

Chapter 99 – Laws Concerning Things Forbidden to be Handled on Festivals

Chapter 100 – Laws Concerning the BirkatKohanim (blessing of the priests)

Chapter 101 – Laws Concerning the Preparation of Foods on the First Day of Festival for the Second Day

Chapter 102 – Laws Concerning EruvTavshilin (the preparation of cooked food prior to a Jewish holiday that will be followed by Shabbat)

Chapter 103 – Laws Concerning Rejoicing on a Festival

Chapter 104 – Laws Concerning HolHammoed (intermediate days of Pesachand Sukkot (one of Judaism’s three central harvest festivals))

Chapter 105 – Laws Concerning Things Forbidden Because They Require Exertion

Chapter 106 – Laws Concerning Buying and Selling During Hol Hammoed (intermediate days of Pesachand Sukkot)

Chapter 107 – Laws Concerning the Month of Nisan (first month of the Jewish year)

Chapter 108 – Laws Related to the Wheat and Flour for Matzah (unleavened bread)

Chapter 109 – Laws Concerning Water Used for Kneading Matzah

Chapter 110 – Laws Related to Kneading and Baking Matzah

Chapter 111 – Laws Concerning the Search for Leaven

Chapter 112 – Laws Concerning Leaven Which May and Which May Not Be Retained on Pesach(Passover)

Chapter 113 – Laws Concerning the Day before Pesachand the Baking of Matzah

Chapter 114 – Laws Concerning the Selling of Hametz (food forbidden for use by Jew during the festival of Pesach).

Chapter 115 – Laws Related to When the Day before PesachOccurs on a Sabbath

Chapter 116 – Laws Concerning the Ceremonial Purification of Vessels

Chapter 117 – Various Laws Concerning Pesach

Chapter 118 – Laws Concerning the Seder (order; program) for Pesach Nights

Chapter 119 – Laws of Chapter 118 Continued

Chapter 120 – Laws Concerning Sefirah (to express or communicate; Lights and Vessels)

Chapter 121 – Laws Related to Public Fast Days

Chapter 122 – Laws Concerning the Interval between the Seventeenth of Tammuz(fourth month of the Jewish year) and the Ninth of Av (fifth month of the Jewish year)

Chapter 123 – Laws Concerning the Day Preceding the Ninth of Av

Chapter 124 – Laws Concerning the Ninth of Av

Chapter 125 – Laws Related to When the Ninth of Av Occurs on Saturday or Sunday

Chapter 126 – Laws Concerning the Commemorating of the Destruction of the Temple

Chapter 127 – Laws Concerning Private Fast Days

Chapter 128 – Laws Concerning the Month of Elul (sixth month of the Jewish year)

Chapter 129 – Laws Concerning Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year)

Chapter 130 – Laws Concerning the Ten Days of Penitence

Chapter 131 – Laws Concerning to the Day before Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement)

Chapter 132 – Laws Concerning Yom Kippur Eve

Chapter 133 – Laws Concerning Yom Kippur

Chapter 134 – Laws Related to the Sukkah (temporary hut constructed for use during the week-long Jewish festival of Sukkot)

Chapter 135 – Laws Concerning Dwelling in the Sukkah

Chapter 136 – Laws Concerning the Lulav (a closed frond of the date palm tree and one of the Four Species used during the Jewish holiday of Sukkot) and the Other Species

Chapter 137 – Laws Concerning the Taking of the Lulav and the Hakkafot(ceremony where synagogue members carry Torah scrolls around the synagogue seven or more times)

Chapter 138 – Laws Concerning Hoshana Rabbah (seventh day of the Jewish holiday of Sukkot; Shemini Atzeret (eighth [day of] Assembly; a Jewish holiday celebrated in the Hebrew month of Tishrei (the first month of the civil year), which follows the Jewish festival of Sukkot); Simchat(a Jewish holiday that celebrates and marks the conclusion of the annual cycle of public Torah readings, and the beginning of a new cycle)

Chapter 139 – Laws Concerning Hanukkah (Festival of Lights)

Volume 4

Chapter 143 – Laws Concerning Honoring Father and Mother

Chapter 144 – Laws Concerning the Honor Due the Teacher, the Scholar, the Aged, and the Priest

Chapter 145 – Laws Concerning Marriage

Chapter 146 – Laws Concerning the Fast of the Bridegroom and Bride

Chapter 147 – Laws Concerning the Nuptial Ceremony

Chapter 148 – Laws Concerning the Privacy Following the Nuptial Ceremony

Chapter 149 – Laws Concerning Grace at Weddings and Entertaining the Bridegroom and the Bride

Chapter 150 – Laws of Chastity

Chapter 151 – Laws Concerning the Sin of Discharging Semen in Vain

Chapter 152 – Laws Concerning the Prohibition of Being Alone with a Woman

Chapter 153 – Laws Concerning a Woman Who is Menstrually Unclean

Chapter 154 – Regulations Concerning the Menses

Chapter 155 – Laws Concerning Separation before the Menstrual Term

Chapter 156 – Laws Regarding the Perception of Blood as a Result of Cohabitation

Chapter 157 – Prenuptial Laws

Chapter 158 – Laws Concerning Childbirth and Miscarriage

Chapter 159 – Laws Concerning Putting on White Linen and Counting the Clean Days

Chapter 160 – Laws Concerning How to Shampoo the Hair

Chapter 161 – Laws Concerning What Constitutes Interposition

Chapter 162 – Laws Concerning Immersion

Chapter 163 – The Law of Circumcision

Chapter 164 – Laws Concerning the Redemption of the Firstborn

Chapter 165 – Laws Concerning the Training of Children

Chapter 166 – Laws Concerning Enchantment and Superstition

Chapter 167 – Laws Concerning Idolatry

Chapter 168 – Laws Concerning Images That are Forbidden

Chapter 169 – Laws Concerning Tattooing and Depilation

Chapter 170 – Laws Concerning Shaving the Hair of the Temples and Beard

Chapter 171 – Laws Concerning a Male Putting on a Woman’s Garment (vice versa)

Chapter 172 – Laws Concerning New Crops

Chapter 173 – The Law of Orlah (fruits of the first three years)

Chapter 174 – Laws Concerning the Grafting of Trees

Chapter 175 – Laws Concerning Interbreeding of Cattle

Chapter 176 – Laws Concerning Shatnez (wool mixed with linen)

Chapter 177 – Laws Concerning the Firstborn of Clean Animals.

Chapter 178 – Laws Concerning the Firstborn of an Ass

Chapter 179 – Laws Concerning Loans

Chapter 180 – Laws Concerning Cancellation of Debts in the Sabbatical Year

Chapter 181 – Laws Concerning Litigation and Testimony

Chapter 182 – Laws Concerning Theft and Robbery

Chapter 183 – Laws Concerning Damages to Property

Chapter 184 – Laws Concerning Physical Injury

Chapter 185 – Laws Concerning Borrowing and Hiring

Chapter 186 – Laws Concerning the Muzzling of Animals

Chapter 187 – Laws Concerning Articles Lost and Found

Chapter 188 – Laws Concerning Bailments

Chapter 189 – Laws Concerning Unloading and Loading

Chapter 190 – Laws Concerning Protection of Life and Property

Chapter 191 – Laws Concerning Cruelty to Animals

Chapter 192 – Laws Concerning the Sick, the Physician, and the Remedies

Chapter 193 – Laws Concerning Visiting the Sick

Chapter 194 – Laws Concerning a Dying Person and Watching the Body

Chapter 195 – Laws Concerning Rending of the Garments

Chapter 196 – Laws Concerning an Onan (a person who is bound to observe mourning)

Chapter 197 – Laws Concerning the Purification, Shrouds, and Utilization of Anything Belonging to the Dead

Chapter 198 – Laws Concerning the Removal of the Corpse, Funeral, and Burial Service

Chapter 199 – Laws Concerning the Interment and the Cemetery

Chapter 200 – Laws Concerning Burial on a Festival

Chapter 201 – Laws Concerning Suicide and the Wicked

Chapter 202 – Laws Related to the Defilement of a Kohen (priest)

Chapter 203 – Laws Concerning Relatives for Whom Mourning Must be Observed

Chapter 204 – Laws Concerning the Time When Mourning Begins

Chapter 205 – Laws Concerning the Meal of Condolence

Chapter 206 – Laws Concerning Timely and Delayed News

Chapter 207 – Laws Concerning Comforting Mourners

Chapter 208 – Laws Concerning the Work a Mourner is Forbidden to Perform

Chapter 209 – Laws Concerning the Prohibition to Bathe, Anoint, Wear Shoes, and Cohabit

Chapter 210 – Laws Concerning the Study of the Torah and Exchange of Greetings by Mourners

Chapter 211 – Laws Concerning Other Things a Mourner May Not Do

Chapter 212 – Laws Concerning Things Forbidden as Rejoicing after the Seven Days

Chapter 213 – Laws Concerning the Marriage of a Mourner and of a Bridegroom, or a Bride who becomes a Mourner

Chapter 214 – Laws Concerning When a Mourner May Leave His Home

Chapter 215 – Laws Concerning When Excessive Grief is Forbidden

Chapter 216 – Laws Concerning Parts of the Seventh and Thirtieth Mourning Days

Chapter 217 – Laws Concerning Neglecting to Observe Mourning

Chapter 218 – Laws Related to Testimony Related to Mourning

Chapter 219 – Laws Concerning Mourning on a Sabbath or a Festival

Chapter 220 – Laws Concerning When the Mourning Period is Voided by a Festival

Chapter 221 – Laws Concerning Fasting on the Day of Yahrzeit(memorial for the death of a loved one)