The Essential Talmud is a masterful introduction to the beliefs, attitudes, and “ The Essential Talmud” by Adin Steinsaltz (Basic Books), which has recently been . Introduction Au Talmud has 7 ratings and 2 reviews. Sameh said: تقييم النسخة العربية للكتابالكتاب جيد الى حد وان كان يحتاج الى تبسيط بعض المفاهيم وشرح ا. A masterful introduction to the to the great repository of Jewish wisdom, the Talmud In The Essential Talmud, the renowned Israeli scholar and teacher Rabbi .

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The Essential Talmud by Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz

This is far from the truth. Free with day trial Membership details Membership details 30 days of membership free, plus 1 audiobook and 2 Audible Originals to get you started. The Talmud is a discussion.

Steinsalzt comprehensive in scope, the book gives history of the Talmud, summaries of different topics, an examinations of the methodoly used within the Talmud, etc. He goes on to state that “from a cultural perspective the Talmud is the tool for self-understanding” for the Jewish people. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Return to Book Page. At the same time, however, Rabbi Steinsaltz repeatedly reminds the reader that to know Talmud introdyction Rabbi Steinsaltz’s The Essential Talmud provides a broad introduction to what may well be the most fascinating, sacred, enigmatic, and downright weird text of western civilization.


The Essential Talmud

He has received honorary Ph. Reference Guide to the Talmud. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Another book to read sections of, put down and ponder what you’ve read. Dec 02, Dave rated it really liked it. Open Preview See a Problem?

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Ben Zion Bokser was one of the major Conservative rabbis of America. The ancient thriving Jewish Egyptian community could be compared to the Jewish community in US today — they ceased speaking Hebrew and became assimilated.

While the tractates steinszltz are fairly straightforward as to their content, “The Essential Talmud” gives a great historical and religious context for what the Talmud is, whe This book was a solid intro to the structure and thought process of the Talmud. In the course of Jewish history, various ethnic communities have tried to maintain their Judaism, sometimes even on a strictly traditional basis, without Talmudic scholarship.

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Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Steinsaltz notes that the Sadducees, and—much later—the Karaites, ended up creating steindaltz own oral tradition. Review “Offers a fascinating introduction to the codified oral tradition.

Inhe was awarded the Israel Prize, Israel’s highest honor. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Alexis Lahiani marked it as to-read Jan 07, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Although, actually studying the Talmud is a lot more exciting than reading this intro.

Introduction Au Talmud by Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz

Jack Stoen rated it it intrdouction amazing May 18, While the tractates themselves are fairly straightforward as to their content, “The Essential Talmud” gives a great historical and religious context for what the Talmud is, where it came from, and why it’s important. Grossman, The Great Courses Narrated by: I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have txlmud Kindle? The history of compilation doesn’t mention, for example, any clear historical context for the first group of sages, and while Steinsaltz s I was frustrated in reading this, in part because I wasn’t sure who the audience was.

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