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The Essential Talmud Adin Steinsaltz

The Essential Talmud By Adin Steinsaltz

The Essential Talmud by Adin Steinsaltz


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This expanded version of the classic text on Jewish theology--by the scholar Newsweek called a genius of the highest order--demonstrates the contemporary relevance of this proud legacy of the Jewish people

The Essential Talmud Summary

The Essential Talmud by Adin Steinsaltz

The Essential Talmud is a masterful introduction to the beliefs, attitudes, and methods of the sacred text by which the Jewish people have lived and survived through the ages-by the renowned Israeli rabbi, scholar, and teacher. Rabbi Steinsaltz is the first to capture the flavor and spirit of the Talmud as a human document and to summarize its main principles as an expression of divine law. This expanded edition features a new preface by the rabbi, a historical overview of life in the times of the Talmud, and an in-depth look at the content and appearance of the original Talmudic page. This seminal volume makes abundantly clear the importance of the Talmud in the lives of modern Jews. This book is indispensable to those, Jews and Christians alike, who would like to gain an insight into what it is that moves the contemporary Jew. (Rabbi Solomon S. Bernards, B'Nai B'rith Anti-Defamation League)REVIEW: Offers a fascinating introduction to the codified oral tradition. ( Christianity Today )

About Adin Steinsaltz

Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz is internationally regarded as one of the leading scholars and rabbis of this century. His education includes a degree in mathematics from Hebrew University, in addition to his rabbinic studies. Rabbi Steinsaltz founded the Israel Institute for Talmudic Publications under its aegis, he has published fifty-eight books on the Talmud, Jewish mysticism, religious thought, sociology, historical biography, and philosophy. His biography of the famed Rabbi Menachem Schneerson will be published in 2007. These books have been translated into Russian, English, French, Portuguese, Swedish, Japanese, and Dutch. He lives in Jerusalem.

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GOR003642761
9780465082735
0465082734
The Essential Talmud by Adin Steinsaltz
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Basic Books
20060912
336
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