Talmud

(conclusion) In last week’s article, I drew attention to Rabbi Jacob Wehl’s new and excellent commentary on the Jerusalem Talmud tractate of Shekalim. Following are some minor notes: In Pesher […]

Next week the students of the Daf Yomi will commence the study of tractate Ketubbot. The large tractate deals not only with many Talmudic laws, but also discusses a large […]

Since we are now in the period of counting the Omer, the following excerpt is of particular relevance. The Gaon Rabbi Isaiah b. Abraham HaLevi Horowitz writes in his Shnei […]

Last year on the eve of the 11th Siyum of Shas for the Daf Yomi, the Va’ad for the Daf Yomi of Agudath Israel in the US. published a miscellany, […]

After the death of Rabbi Shlomo Yosef Zevin, the great editor-in-chief of the Talmudic Encyclopedia, changes were made in the composition of the editorial board. Rabbi Yona Merzbach, who had […]