This way the information scattered in all the chapters would make sense.
It represents a thousand years of wisdom, legend, philosophy, common sense and community interpretation that goes well beyond a strict legal codification.
Excellent beginners book on how to read the Talmud, its History, and how it should be read.
This is as close as I have come to the real thing. The author does an excellent job of translating into layperson's language the insights one gains from scholarly study of the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
Exceptional - this is a must have next to your Torah!
Without understanding taught by our great Sages, how would we follow Torah? By our own understanding?
I can not say enough about this reference book! Makes years of study, rather simple, which is hard with the Talmud.Published on April 7, 2013 by barry fineman
A bit tedious, but none-the-less interesting. Title & 13 more words required. Title & 13 more words required. Title & more more more words needed.Published on January 18, 2013 by Stephen R. Myerson
I picked up this book as an intro for a beginner.
The first fifty pages are very disappointing.
First, the real information could fit into one page easily. Read more
The Talmud is 2711 pages long, and I can imagine that one does not open a book like that without knowing *how* to study. Read morePublished on September 8, 2012 by Lemas Mitchell
The Talmud is 2711 pages long, and I can imagine that one does not open a book like that without knowing *how* to study. Read morePublished on July 29, 2012 by Lemas Mitchell
The book is a classic. Unfortunately, the Hebrew characters are not supported (at least not on the Kindle Keyboard), making it of less value, especially as one can find the book in... Read morePublished on November 28, 2011 by A. Savel