Talmud

Talmudic scholar Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz hospitalized, in critical condition

The 83-year-old scholar, most famous for his translation of the Talmud, is battling a severe lung infection unrelated to the coronavirus.

04/08/2020
The indomitable spirit of the Jewish people - The story of Yavne

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.

By DR. MOSHE SHOSHAN
02/08/2020
After digitizing the Talmud, Sefaria seeks to do the same to democracy

Since 2012 Sefaria has offered free access to classic Jewish texts to millions of users each year, establishing itself as an invaluable resource for teachers, students and writers.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
14/07/2020
Face-shaped fountainhead uncovered at the Tzipori National Park in the Galilee.
Talmud comes alive in 1,800-year-old marble face found in Galilee

Similar artifacts have been uncovered over the years in several locations in Israel, including Caesarea and Beit Shean.

Jerusalem College of Technology launches online platform for Torah study

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.

Meet Prof. Noam Vered, the 1st woman to win the Israel Prize for Talmud

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.

By LINDA GRADSTEIN
27/04/2020
THE BOOK gives new takes on Genesis. Pictured: A guide in ancient Hebrew dress in 1994 describes bib
Rediscovering our forefathers: new book by Rabbi Ari D. Kahn

Kahn explores a mix of biblical, rabbinic and modern commentary

NO LONGER is Gemara study just for men: A sea of women celebrate the Siyum Hashas at the Jerusalem I
Daf Yomi: a completion of seven-and-a-half years of daily Talmud study

Religious and secular women, from a wide range of ages, gathered together in Jerusalem to celebrate this triumph.

By CARMIT SAPIR WEITZ
05/03/2020
US National Library of Congress to accept book of Talmud for first time

The translation from Hebrew to English took world renowned Rabbi Steinsaltz 8 years to complete.

04/03/2020
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