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Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz Even-Israel provides an introduction to the Jewish Oral Law as a preface to his discussion on the Jewish perspective to medical ethics.
How and why was the Oral Torah written?
The Talmud is a collection of writings that covers the full gamut of Jewish law and tradition…
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Since the redaction of the Talmud around the year 500, no single text apart from the Torah itself has played a more vital role in the preservation and development of Jewish education. What is the Talmud?
Engage the past. Enrich the present.
A Taste of Talmud will give you a glimpse into the methods and workings of the Talmud. Classic Talmudic topics will be learned in the traditional yeshivah style. You will also gain familiarity with the “hardware” of the Talmud page.
Reflections on the Composition and Study of the Talmud
The Talmud is a voluminous compendium of Jewish legal discussion and law. In this lecture Professor Sacha Stern gives a general overview of this ancient text and reflects on its increasing popularity.
Discovering Talmudic Principles
Join the Talmud’s discussion as we explore and debate the subject of liability for damages and personal injury. This series will help enhance your skills in Talmudic analysis and reasoning, whilst providing a window into the style and language of the Talm...
The Jews in Exile
After the recording of the Mishnah came the era of the sages known as the Amoraim, whose discussion became the basis of the Talmud.
The Schools of Hillel and Shammai
Presented in a style accessible to beginners, this series analyzes the difference in opinion between the schools of Hillel and Shammai by studying dozens of specific cases from their primary text in the Talmud.
How the Sages Derived Torah Law
An explanation of how the Talmud operates and how halachic decisions are derived from the debates of the Sages. Presented by Dr. Kenneth M. Ehrenberg, Professor of Philosophy, University of Buffalo. Recorded at Chabad of Oxford University.
How there came to be two different Talmuds, and how they differ from each other.
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