The Essential Talmud is a masterful introduction to the beliefs, attitudes, and “ The Essential Talmud” by Adin Steinsaltz (Basic Books), which has recently been . Introduction Au Talmud has 7 ratings and 2 reviews. Sameh said: تقييم النسخة العربية للكتابالكتاب جيد الى حد وان كان يحتاج الى تبسيط بعض المفاهيم وشرح ا. A masterful introduction to the to the great repository of Jewish wisdom, the Talmud In The Essential Talmud, the renowned Israeli scholar and teacher Rabbi .

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Inhe was awarded the Israel Prize, Israel’s highest honor. The book gives a rough overview of the history of the compilation of the Talmud, its contents, and its internal logic, but there are massive gaps in each of these and problems with the book’s overall organization that make it a very flawed introduction from any standpoint.

While the author makes assumptions at times, and certainly shows a reverent awe for the Talmud, he also is candid about the historical context and the authors. The Talmud is a living introductino between ancient teachers and contemporary students.

I was frustrated in ralmud this, in part because I wasn’t sure who the audience was. Get to Know Us. Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi Narrated by: After trial, kntroduction get 3 titles each month: An excellent book for anyone wanting to learn more about the Jewish community.


The Essential Talmud, like several other works by RabbiSteinsaltz, has become a modern Jewish classic. Part 3 gets a little difficult to follow, though.

The Essential Talmud by Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz

Shlomo did a great job reading. Most Helpful Most Recent. Refresh and try again. That might not sound like enough to fill a few hundred pages but it is.

Great introduction for people who want steinsa,tz know about the structure, history, and messages of the Talmud.

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It summarizes the Intrlduction main principles, demonstrates its contemporary relevance, and captures the spirit of this unique and paradoxical sacred text as a human expression of divine law. It is fairly easy to understand and really should be read in one gulp. This way the information scattered in all the chapters would make sense.

Sep 18, Michael Doyle rated it it was amazing Shelves: There was a problem filtering reviews right now. People who bought strinsaltz also bought A History of Judaism provides the first truly comprehensive intdoduction in one volume at how this great religion came to be, how it has evolved from one age to the next, and how its various strains, sects, and traditions have related to each other.

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The Essential Talmud: An Introduction (Audiobook) by Adin Steinsaltz |

An excellent overview of the Talmud. Please try again later. It’s a good foundation before actually picking up any volume of Talmud.

The Thirteen Petalled Rose addresses profound topics sgeinsaltz Good and Evil, Divine Revelation, The Human Soul and the Search for Self, as it translates ancient kabbalistic concepts into an intelligible language for a new generation. Dec 02, Dave rated it really liked it. For the beginner me the following to chapters provided the ‘AHA!! Steinsaltz could have provided more examples.

I now focus on a number of notable themes: One highlight adjn me was the distinction of Rabbis who rule on the side of “peace”, usually compromise between disputing parties, or on the side of “truth”, usually based on Torah principle.

Metzger translator Narrated by: In The Essential Talmudthe renowned Israeli scholar and teacher Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz succinctly describes the history, structure, and methodology of the sacred text by which the Jewish people have lived and survived through the ages.