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UNPACKED - Watch How A Christian Printer Transformed the Jewish Talmud

UNPACKED – Watch How A Christian Printer Transformed the Jewish Talmud   The layout of the Talmud, one of the most important Jewish texts, has remained virtually unchanged since its earliest days in print. This layout reveals a compelling look

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Jewish World Mourns Passing of Renowned Talmudic Scholar Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz

The late Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz. Photo: steinsaltz-center.org. The Jewish world was in mourning on Friday following the death of Rabbi …

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Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz passes away at age 83 - Inside Israel

Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, an Israel Prize laureate best known for his translation of the Babylonian Talmud, has passed away, at the age of 83.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

21 Talmud Facts Every Jew Should Know

The bulk of the Talmudic texts contain analysis of Biblical verses and Torah law, but it’s interspersed with everything from medical advice to stories, from folk sayings to fabric dying tips.

Politics | Media Bias

NYT's Headline Deemed Too Jew-Friendly for UK News Site | HonestReporting

Why did The Independent feel the need to change a perfectly fine New York Times headline?

History | Culture

Divorce Court: Talmud. Adam Kirsch's Weekly Daf Yomi Column Settles Scores

Literary critic Adam Kirsch is reading a page of Talmud a day, along with Jews around the world. Tractate Ketubot has ranged widely over many aspects of the laws of marriage, in the process revealing some of the rabbis’ key assumptions about gender rela