Introduction to the Talmud and Midrash...

The classic work on the field. Not for beginners; for those interested in a more historical and critical study of Talmud and Midrash.

Introduction to the Talmud and Midrash

Introduction to the Talmud and Midrash


About Book Introduction to the Talmud and Midrash

FRONT MATTERCopyright pageTABLE OF CONTENTSThe Translator's PrefaceFrom the Author's Preface to the First EditionFrom the Foreword to the Fourth EditionForeword to the Fifth EditionPRELIMINARY REMARKS1. ABBREVIATIONS2. TRANSLITERATION OF HEBREW CHARACTERS3. MODE OF CITATIONPART I. INTRODUCTION TO THE TALMUDPART II. INTRODUCTION TO THE MIDRASHIMNOTESPART INOTES TO CHAPTER I, P. 3NOTES TO CHAPTER II, 1, P. 8NOTES TO CHAPTER II, 2, P. 12NOTES TO CHAPTER II, 3, P. 20NOTES TO CHAPTER III, P. 26NOTES TO CHAPTER IV, P. 29NOTES TO CHAPTER V, 1, P. 65NOTES TO CHAPTER V, 2, P. 66NOTES TO CHAPTER V, 3, P. 69NOTES TO CHAPTER VI, P. 70NOTES TO CHAPTER VII, 1, P. 73NOTES TO CHAPTER VII, 2, P. 74NOTES TO CHAPTER VIII, P. 75NOTES TO CHAPTER IX, 1, P. 77NOTES TO CHAPTER IX, 2, P. 79NOTES TO CHAPTER IX, 3, P. 83NOTES TO CHAPTER X, 1, P. 87NOTES TO CHAPTER X, 2, P. 88NOTES TO CHAPTER X, 3, P. 89NOTES TO CHAPTER XI, 1, P. 93NOTES TO CHAPTER XI, 2, P. 93NOTES TO CHAPTER XI, 3, P. 95NOTES TO CHAPTER XI, 4, P. 95NOTES TO CHAPTER XI, 5, P. 98NOTES TO CHAPTER XII, 1, P. 99NOTES TO CHAPTER XII, 2, P. 100NOTES TO CHAPTER XIII, 2, P. 107NOTES TO CHAPTER XIII, 3, P. 109NOTES TO CHAPTER XIII, 4, P. 110NOTES TO CHAPTER XIII, 5, P. 114NOTES TO CHAPTER XIII, 6, P. 116NOTES TO CHAPTER XIII, 7, P. 118NOTES TO CHAPTER XIII, 8, P. 119NOTES TO CHAPTER XIII, 9, P. 121NOTES TO CHAPTER XIII, 10, P. 124NOTES TO CHAPTER XIII, 11, P. 128NOTES TO CHAPTER XIII, 12, P. 130NOTES TO CHAPTER XIII, 13, P. 132NOTES TO CHAPTER XIII, 14, P. 133NOTES TO CHAPTER XIII, 15, P. 133NOTES TO CHAPTER XIV, 5, P. 163PART IINOTES TO CHAPTER XV, 1, P. 201NOTES TO CHAPTER XV, 2, P. 203NOTES TO CHAPTER XV, 3, P. 204NOTES TO CHAPTER XVI, P. 206NOTES TO CHAPTER XVI, 1, P. 206NOTES TO CHAPTER XVI, 2, P. 207NOTES TO CHAPTER XVII, 1, P. 210NOTES TO CHAPTER XVII, 2, P. 211NOTES TO CHAPTER XVII, 3, P. 212NOTES TO CHAPTER XVII, 4, P. 213NOTES TO CHAPTER XVII, 5, P. 214NOTES TO CHAPTER XVII, 6, P. 215NOTES TO CHAPTER XVIII, 1, P. 217NOTES TO CHAPTER XVIII, 2, P. 218NOTES TO CHAPTER XIX, 1, P. 220NOTES TO CHAPTER XX, P. 223NOTES TO CHAPTER XXI, 1, P. 225NOTES TO CHAPTER XXI, 2, P. 227NOTES TO CHAPTER XXI, 3, P. 228NOTES TO CHAPTER XXII, P. 230NOTES TO CHAPTER XXIII, 1, P. 233NOTES TO CHAPTER XXIII, 2, P. 233INDEXESI. HEBREW AND ARAMAIC WORDS EXPLAINEDII. TITLES OF BOOKSIII. PROPER NAMESAPPENDICESAPPENDIX I. TABULAR SURVEY OF THE TRACTATES IN MISHNA, TALMUD AND TOSEPHTAAPPENDIX II. ALPHABETICAL LIST OF TRACTATES IN THE MISHNAAPPENDIX III. The Opening Words of those Chapters in the Babylonian Talmud which have Gemara, in Alphabetical Order.
introduction talmud midrash page https publishersrow ebookshuk books jewish hebrew ebooks classic work field beginners those interested more historical critical study
eBookshuk Books

(Torah: the New Russian Translation)
, - , .

THE ECONOMIC CONDITIONS OF JUDAEA
A broad survey of economic and political conditions in Judaea after Destruction of the Second Temple.

Hebrew Ethical Wills
This volume includes specimens which, either as complete texts or as extracts, are representative of the type of literature known as Ethical Wills. The testaments give an intimate insight into the personal religion of Jews and Jewish experience through many centuries.

Smoke Over Birkenau
The astonishing stories in Smoke Over Birkenau tell of the women who lived and suffered alongside Liana Millu during her months in the concentration camp.

History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, Vol. 2: From the Death of Alexander I until the Death of Alexander III. (18251894)
A History of the Jews in Russia and Poland from the pen of S. M. Dubnow (based upon a work in Russian which was especially prepared for JPS) needs neither justification nor recommendation. The work is divided into thee volumes. The second volume treats of the history of Russian Jewry from the death of Alexander I (1825) until the death of Alexander III (1894).

Hebrew: The Eternal Language
The extraordinary story of the Hebrew language is the subject of this book.

Studies in Israel Legislative Problems (Scripta Hierosolymitana, XXII)
An impressive collection of thoughts on major legal problems facing Israel, a country where the law is at a transitional stage and in the process of continous growth.

Tractate Berakhos II: Commentary and Study Guide
The guide to how Rabbis formulated their decrees and delt with changing conditions after the destruction of the Second Temple and the fall of Betar.

Pirke de-Rabbi Eliezer
Kabbalistic midrashic work on Genesis, part of Exodus, and a few sentences of Numbers ascribed to R. Eliezer b. Hyrcanus.

Dona Gracia of the House of Nasi
The noted historian Cecil Roth presents the first full-length biography of Dona Gracia in the English language. Banker, diplomat, philanthropist, defender of her people and promoter of its culture, she was revered by her sixteenth-century contemporaries and earned the highest esteem among Jewish historians in succeeding generations.

The Emergence of Conservative Judaism: The Historical School in 19th Century America
The book begins with description of the early decades of the past century, when American Judaism was still the expression of a religiously united community, and then probes the tensions and new forms of Jewish institutional and personal practice as they resulted from the needs of Jewish experience and from contact with American tradition, ideas and events.

History of the Jewish People
... a single volume (containing) the multitude of details of nearly 40 centuries of Jewish history (provided) with conciseness, clarity, and completeness. . . entire work is informed by a broad philosophic grasp of the subject, a rare balance and objectivity of treatment, and a warm love for the Jewish people and its heritage. Robert Gordis Encyclopaedia Judaica

The Third Pillar
Through slow and difficult years of impassioned creative effort, the author has summed up, distilled, symbolized the incomparable tragedy of Jewish people into an essentially poetic form that is clear with a great intellectual clarity, as well as majestic with the grandeur of the theme he treats.

Studia Biblica et Ecclesiastica Vol. 2
asdf

The Responsa Literature
An interesting presentation of an extraordinary type of correspondence between communities and foremost Jewish authorities during the past fifteen hundred years by which social, economic and religious problems were discussed and solved.

A History of the Jews in Christian Spain. Vol. 2
One of the century s great classics of Jewish historiography. The second volume of Professor Baer s monumental work tells the tragic story of the dissolution of the great Spanish Jewish community.

A History of the Marranos
The tradegy and romance of the story of the secret Jews of the Spanish Peninsula is a lesson that every one must learn and always remember.

Ideology and Settlement
The first deep and detailed research conducted on the subject of carrying out of the policies and enterprises of the JNF in the years prior to World War I.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 6
The most comprehensive work in its class; includes articles on all religions, ethical systems and movements, religious beliefs and customs, philosophical ideas, moral practices, as well as related subjects in anthropology, mythology, folklore, relevant areas of biology, psychology, economics and sociology.

The Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon (Complete and Unabridged Electronic Edition)
This is the complete and unabridged electronic edition of the twentieth century finest and most comprehensive Hebrew lexicon available to the English-speaking student of the Hebrew Scriptures.

The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges: The Book of Exodus
The Book of Exodus sets before us, as the Hebrews of later ages told it, and in the vivid, picturesque style which the best Jewish historians could always command, the story of the deliverance from Egypt.

Dona Gracia of the House of Nasi
The noted historian Cecil Roth presents the first full-length biography of Dona Gracia in the English language. Banker, diplomat, philanthropist, defender of her people and promoter of its culture, she was revered by her sixteenth-century contemporaries and earned the highest esteem among Jewish historians in succeeding generations.

JEWS, JUDAISM AND THE CLASSICAL WORLD
English edition of the work for which G. Alon received prestigious Israel Prize. Anyone interested in the origin of the modern Jewish law and the history of the Second Temple must read this book.

Early History of the Alphabet
A most enjoyable and informative book. . . an excellent introduction to epigraphy and paleography of ancient Semitic languages . . . contains a wealth of information compiled into a simple to understand format.

Life, Liberty and the Defense of Dignity: The Challenge for Bioethics
Thoughful, often profound writting about the limits of science and the limits of life, about what makes us human and gives us human dignity.

Studies in Israel Legislative Problems (Scripta Hierosolymitana, XXII)
An impressive collection of thoughts on major legal problems facing Israel, a country where the law is at a transitional stage and in the process of continous growth.

Zionism at the UN: A Diary of the First Days
This book records in diary form the events the author was involved in as an emissary of the Political Department of the Jewish Agency for Palestine to the United Nations Conference, meeting in San Francisco in the late spring and early summer of 1945. The demand for a Jewish state on the official level was first made clear at this conference.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 5
A monumental work which laid the foundation of Jewish scholarship in America. Written by more then 400 contributors from all over the worldmany considered founding fathers of their respective disciplinesthis massive 12-volume Encyclopedia remains unsurpassed in many areas. Each of its 12 volumes was re-created by craftsmen of Varda Graphics, Inc. to look as close to the original as possible, while allowing the reader to take advantage of the latest computer technology.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Jobs (in 2 volumes)
Electronic edition of the massive commentary on the Book of Job.

THE EIGHT CHAPTERS OF MAIMONIDES ON ETHICS


JPS Torah Commentary: Numbers
Commentary on the Torah' forth book by one of the most insteresting modern Jewish thinkers.

History of the Jews, Vol. 1: From the Earliest Period to the Death of Simon the Maccabee (135 B.C.E.)
A condensed reproduction of the first comprehensive attempt to write the history of the Jews as the history of a living people and from a Jewish point of view. The first volume covers the period from the entry of Israelite tribes into the land of Canaan to the settlement of the Judeans in Egypt.

Mekhilta de-Rabbi Ishmael (3 vols.)
An electronic edition of JPS's original 3-volume set, based on manuscript and early editions.

A Commentary on the Book of Genesis (Part I): from Adam to Noah
One of the greatest masterpieces of Jewish Biblical scholarship directed against the Documentary Hypothesis or so-called Higher Critisism.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Judges
The commentary, which pays a close attention to early history of social and religious life of Israel.

THE BIBLICAL ACCOUNT OF THE CONQUEST OF CANAAN


Studies in History (Scripta Hierosolymitana XXIII)
This anthology contains such articles as The Holy Congregation in Jerusalem by S. Safrai, Persecutions and Maryrdom in Hadrian's Days by M. D. Herr, The Imperial Court-Jew Wolf Werthheimer as Dimlomatic Mediator by B. Mevorah, To whom did Mendelssohn Reply in his Jerusalem , by Jacob Katz, Caesar: An Economic Biography and its Political Significance by I. Shatzman and others.

Community and Polity: The Organizational Dynamics Of American Jewry (Revised and Updated Edition)
Community and Polity explores in depth the developments in the American Jewish community in the post-WWII period. Like the first edition, it is designed to serve two purposes: to provide a basic survey of the structure and functions of the American Jewish community and to suggest how that community should be understood as a polity that is not a state but is no less real from a political perspective.

The Ambivalent American Jew: Politics, Religion, and Family in American Jewish Life
This book depicts the evolution of American Judaism from its European roots illustrating this theme by focusing on special segments of the community and on Jewish political liberalism, the great effort of American Jews to reshape their political environment to minimize the survival-integration tension.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 7
The most comprehensive work in its class; includes articles on all religions, ethical systems and movements, religious beliefs and customs, philosophical ideas, moral practices, as well as related subjects in anthropology, mythology, folklore, relevant areas of biology, psychology, economics and sociology.

The Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon (Complete and Unabridged Electronic Edition)
This is the complete and unabridged electronic edition of the twentieth century finest and most comprehensive Hebrew lexicon available to the English-speaking student of the Hebrew Scriptures.

Candles in the Night: Jewish Tales by Gentile Authors
To keep aglow the candles of human sympathy, the editor has compiled nearly a thousand items of significant non-Jewish literary and historical expression about the Jews. This volume includes twenty-three short stories and episodes from fourteen different national literatures.

The Jewish Community: Its History and Structure to the American Revolution. Vol. I.
This is the first volume of the work that is centered on the European Jewish community of the Middle Ages and early modern times. The author offers a comprehensive historical and sociological analysis of the Jewish communal evolution during the Emancipation era.

Volume 3, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
Created by Reform Rabbis and Jewish Scholars, many of whom escaped from Nazi Germany, the Encyclopedia exhibits a unique sensitivity to all forms of anti-Semitic agitation and malice and makes every effort to find allies among others, especially Christians, to forge a shield for Jewish people in the face of the coming catastrophe.

The Jews of Charleston: A History of an American Jewish Community
The small group of Jewish inhabitants of Charles Town in South Carolina met in 1750 to organize themselves permanently into a religious community. This book tells that community's story down to the present day. It describes the process of adjustment both of the Jews and their religion.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): DEUTERONOMY
Electronic edition of one of the author's finest achievements.

The Jews of the Kingdom of Valencia. Hispania Judaica, v. 9
A comprehensive study of the Jews in this kingdom from the massacres of 1391 to the Expulsion.

A Commentary on the Book of Genesis (Part I): from Adam to Noah
One of the greatest masterpieces of Jewish Biblical scholarship directed against the Documentary Hypothesis or so-called Higher Critisism.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Judges
The commentary, which pays a close attention to early history of social and religious life of Israel.

Studies in Hebrew Narrative Art (Scripta Hierosolymitana XXVII)
Each of the twelve articles in this volumes illustrates some state of the development of Hebrew narrative prose: from biblical literature though talmudic-midrashic and medieval eras till modern times.