talmud : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the collection of ancient rabbinic writings on Jewish law and tradition (the Mishna and the Gemara) that constitute the basis of religious authority in Orthodox Judaism
News & Articles
- Troupe to start off with 'Yentl'
June 16--The 65th season of Gallery Players will begin with Yentl, a play by Leah Napolin and Isaac Bashevis Singer based on Singer's short story about a girl who defies Jewish tradition by disguising her gender to study the Talmud.
June 16, 2013 - HispanicBusiness.com
- Pope Gregory IX in Zenit News Agency
In the context on commenting on the importance of the Sabbath, the Pope said: "Does not the Talmud Yoma (85b) state: 'The Sabbath has been given to you, but you have not been given to the Sabbath?'"
- Yoine Goldstein in Montreal Gazette
The Talmud does not enunciate principles like the Civil Code does,Goldstein said. "It gives very specific examples and points out what various rabbinic authorities have said about the issue in the hope and expectation that one can...