The collection contains the four editions of all tractates of the Talmud, published by Daniel Bomberg in the years 1520-1549.
through sermons, but, surprisingly enough, not by absolute prohibition. The influences of pagan music increased toward the Talmudic period, while the halakhic prohibitions waned. This paradox requires an explanation. In our opinion, the way the sages treated pagan music was one aspect of their complex
The Prophets of Scripture are subverted by the Rabbis of the Talmud and Midrash. In the Rabbinic canon the Prophets are represented as a mass of proof-texts, made up of one clause or sentence at a time. Scripture’s prophetic writings cited in clauses and phrases in the Rabbinic canon lose their
significant literary departure from the pattern. Second, while the other Angel of Death narratives teach about the lifetime process of tikkun hanefesh , 1 this story is about a “final tikkun,” a related yet categorically different concept. The Angel of Death motif creates a bridge between the two Talmudic
1. “The Talmud and all of its expansions form the backbone of Jewish tradition.” Thus Krochmalnik in his entry on → Judaism. The Talmud (Heb., talmud, ‘study,’ ‘instruction,’ ‘doctrine’) is appropriately described as the compendium of the life and teaching of Judaism since the end of ancient times
[German Version] Talmud (derived from למד/lamad, “to learn,” or limmad, “to teach”) signifies “study, instruction, teaching” (as first attested in Qumran: 4QpNah II 8), and more specifically the commentary on the Mishnah in the Talmud Bavli (b; see below II) and the Talmud Yerushalmi (y; see below
Der Talmud – überliefert in zwei unterschiedlichen Werken als palästinischer und als babylonischer Talmud – ist das literarische Gründungsdokument des nachbiblischen Judentums und der rabbinischen Traditionsliteratur. Das umfangreiche und über einen Zeitraum von mehreren Jahrhunderten hinweg in der
The Talmud (Heb. lmd, “learn, teach”), strictly talmûd tôrâ, “study/teaching of the Torah,” is the main work of rabbinic literature. It consists of the Mishnah (the earliest authoritative rendering of Jewish oral laws, mostly in Hebrew) and the Gemara (Aram. gemar, “study, complete,” a rabbinic