Swimming in the Sea of Talmud: Lessons for Everyday Living

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Jewish Publication Society, 1998 - 368 стор.
If you have found the study of Talmud daunting, "Swimming in the Sea of Talmud" is a perfect jumping off point for this central body of rabbinic literature; it helps apply the Talmud's lessons to the issues and conflicts of modern life, including business ethics, sexuality, family dynamics, and their connection to a satisfying and meaningful life.

In an original and engaging format, the authors provide contemporary applications of the principles embedded within the ancient texts, presenting over 90 concise, self-contained proverbs from the Babylonian Talmud with a new "user-friendly" translation of the Hebrew and Aramaic text.


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Intelligent and clearly written, this is a great introduction to some of the ideas and methods of the Talmud. I particularly like the two-pronged approach to explaining selected excerpts with a ... Читати огляд повністю

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Michael Katz has a B.H.L. from Gratz College and an M.A. from the Jewish theological Seminary of America, where he was ordained in 1979. Since then, he has served as rabbi of Temple Beth Torah in Westbury, New York. Gershon Schwartz received his B.H.L. and M.A. from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, where he was ordained in 1979. He serves as rabbi of Beth Sholom Congregation in Elkins Park, PA.

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