Mechaber

June 20, 2006

Hebrew for “The Compiler,” Rabbi Yosef Karo, author of the Shulchan Aruch, described above under Mapah. The original “Shulchan Aruch,” when covered with the “Mapah,” allowed the creation of a “Super” (doesn’t sound appropriate, somehow, but nevertheless it’s true) Shulchan Aruch.