A Halachic concept where a person appoints an agent to perform some task. This agent is considered as the sender in many respects, and is capable of doing things which are considered as if the sender had done it himself, and are halachically binding on the sender. There are exceptions to this.
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.
Please do not use this tag for questions regarding Chabad Shlichus.