The image of a great Jewish law jurist, a paragon of scholarly Talmudic learning, doling out mystical amulets was difficult for some minds to grasp.
While their music has always been written by the band members themselves, their lyrics are taken directly from the pages of the Talmud.
A recently uncovered prayer by the 13th-century Spanish rabbi, kabbalist and renowned author of commentaries on the Bible and the Talmud has been translated into english and published online.
How could I, a middle-aged, not-particularly-learned, not-particularly-athletic mother of six find the time, the energy, the drive and the understanding to learn Talmud and hike the Israel trail?
The pandemic has brought with it monotony, as each week bleeds into the next, but this technique has fortunately given us something to look forward to each day.
The 83-year-old scholar, most famous for his translation of the Talmud, is battling a severe lung infection unrelated to the coronavirus.
Though this story is most closely associated with the fast of Tisha Be’Av, the saddest day in the Jewish calendar, [...] its enduring appeal no doubt lies in its profound optimism.
Similar artifacts have been uncovered over the years in several locations in Israel, including Caesarea and Beit Shean.
The Beit Midrash, normally available only to JCT students, will now be available to all those interested in learning the Torah and possess the necessary Hebrew proficiency.
As a child I felt that Talmud is a conversation that links people and creates joy and also has something different from everyday life, something higher and beautiful.