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Pilpul

Louis Jacobs

in A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

Published in print January 1999 | ISBN: 9780192800886
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191726446
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Keen argumentation, sharp-witted discussion, especially of Talmudic and Halakhic themes, probably from the word pilpel, ‘pepper’, hence a peppery

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Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies

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