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Talmud, The

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Talmud, The: the basic compendium of Jewish law and thought; its tractates mainly comprise the discussions collectively known as the Gemara, which elucidate the germinal statements of law (mishnayot) collectively known as the Mishnah; when unspecified refers to the Talmud Bavli, the edition developed in Babylonia, and edited at the end of the fifth century C.E.; the Talmud Yerushalmi is the edition compiled in the Land of Israel at the end of the fourth century C.E.
Why are there two Talmuds? And why is the "Babylonian Talmud" considered more authoritative than the "Jerusalem Talmud"?
We claim to believe in the Bible, but it seems to me that in reality we're controlled by a small group of old men and their Talmud...
In what way are the laws of the Talmud "the wisdom and will of G-d"? What's so "wise" about the how to divide a garment that two people are fighting over? Why G-d would "will" the procedures for buying a donkey?
The secret hidden within the title
You may be familiar with the Tanya, the fundamental text of Chabad Chassidic philosophy. But why is it called by that name?
The Jewish obsession with arguments
How can we rely on these rabbis if they can’t even agree with one another?
In preparation for Chanukah, my friend and I decided to study the tractate of the Mishnah that discusses the holiday. We were surprised to learn, however, that there is no such tractate. Why is that?
While counting the Omer, we too try to perfect our character. To assist in achieving this goal, we study Avot, the tractate which is devoted to piety, humility, kindness and ethics.
Right now, he acts stingily. Somewhere, deep inside, hides his inner philanthropist.
Torah does not tell us what the tests actually were. There are actually a number of schools of thought about this. Here are some.
Ethics 3:15
Three classical approaches to the paradox of divine knowledge and human choice in the light of chassidic philosophy
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