About the Talmud
About the Talmud

"In many respects, the Talmud is considered as the most important book in Jewish culture and is the central pillar supporting the entire spiritual and intellectual edifice of Jewish life…"

Tanach HaMevoar
Tanach HaMevoar

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News
5/6/2018

Tractate Menaĥot discusses the halakhot of various off erings, specifically those that are brought from grain, i.e., wheat or barley, as well as the libations of oil and wine sacrificed in the Temple.

5/5/2018

The Soul: What is it? How does it reveal itself? How to hear its faint voice? What happens to it after we die? How does it influence our life? And why is it important to make the effort to listen to it?

3/28/2018

After years receiving treatment at Shaare Zedek children's hospital, 80-year-old rabbi gifts Bible edition that took him decade to write.
 

From the Rabbi's Desk
Neglected Yet Unforgettable
Neglected Yet Unforgettable
Neglected Yet Unforgettable- Seven Images in the Shadow of the Alhambra Decree.
Happy Pesach
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In this user-friendly Haggada, Rabbi Steinsaltz employs his renowned pedagogical skill and insight to explain the texts and rituals of the Seder night, their background and inner meaning. Divided into a clear, concise commentary and thought-provoking expansions, this is the Seder user’s manual you have been waiting for.
New Menahot part 1, English edition
Tractate Menaĥot discusses the halakhot of various offerings, specifically those that are brought from grain, i.e., wheat or barley, as well as the libations of oil and wine sacrificed in the Temple. Menaĥot therefore complements tractate Zevaĥim, which examines the halakhot of offerings brought from livestock or birds, and there are many parallels between the two tractates.
Talmud – the Book of Sanity
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Most of the people that are here tonight are, to me, beloved people. It is possibly my weakness, but I like the people around me. But beyond that, we are all connected by our common ancestry, by our blood, by our common dreams, by our wish to continue being in the future.