An intergenerational rabbinic conversation that is studied, not read.

Why this classic work of law, stories and wisdom isn't really about any of those things.

The two versions of the Talmud developed simultaneously in the two major Jewish communities of the rabbinic era.

A short description of what the Talmud is and is not, and how and why the Talmud has been studied by Jews throughout the generations.

How much do you know about this influential and complex body of Jewish teachings?

 How to participate in the longest-running Jewish book club (even if you can’t read Hebrew).

Together with the Mishnah, these texts make up what is known as Rabbinic Judaism.

How the Rabbis brought Sinai and the Torah to the center of what had been a harvest celebration.

Essential vocabulary for understanding the Talmud.

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