The second Global Day of Jewish Learning, will continue in 2011 on Sunday, November 13th. Organized by the Aleph Society, the day will bring Jewish communities together worldwide to encounter with Jewish ideas and our sacred text. Last year’s inaugural event celebrated the completion of the Steinsaltz Talmud and counted over 400 communities in 48 countries and on six continents? clear evidence of the importance that Jews everywhere place on the shared experience of study. MyJewishLearning is just one of many sponsors of the event.
Don’t see your community represented? Organize a Global Day event for your community or host a chavurah or a house-party and have a small learning group among your family, friends and peers. Register at http://www.theglobalday.com/events/ in order to receive all Global Day communications!
Pronounced: TALL-mud, Origin: Hebrew, the set of teachings and commentaries on the Torah that form the basis for Jewish law. Comprised of the Mishnah and the Gemara, it contains the opinions of thousands of rabbis from different periods in Jewish history.