Maʿaseh (Heb., ‘story’). A Jewish legal source. A maʿaseh is a particular factual circumstance, such as a legal judgement or a specific act of an established halakhic scholar. Because ‘what has been done is no longer open to discussion’ (BRH 29b), halakhah derived from a maʿaseh has particular force.
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