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The Eight Genders in the Talmud

Judaism has recognized nonbinary persons for millennia.

Daf Yomi

This global project of Jewish learning, now accessible to all.

How to Read the Talmud

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

Talmud Words and Phrases

Essential vocabulary for understanding the Talmud.

Get Your Daily Dose of Talmud

Around the world, thousands of Jews read the entire Talmud one page at a time, on a set schedule called ...

What Is the Talmud?

An intergenerational rabbinic conversation that is studied, not read.

Who Was Rabbi Akiva?

The second-century sage was the inspiration for many legends and may have died as a martyr.

Why You Should Study Talmud

Some perspective for beginners

Tale of Two Talmuds: Jerusalem and Babylonian

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

What Is the Mishnah?

A description of Judaism's primary book of Jewish legal theory.