Alternate Labels

  • legal emissary
  • שָלִיחַ

Key Passages

  • Genesis 24:1-61
  • Numbers 28:18

Reading List

A shaliaḥ (Hebrew: שָלִיחַ‎; pl. שְלִיחִים, sheliḥim) in Halakha is a Jewish legal emissary or agent. Accordingly, a shaliaḥ performs an act of legal significance for the benefit of the sender, as opposed to him or herself.

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