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Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz is a teacher, philosopher, social critic and prolific author who has been hailed by Time Magazine as a "once-in-a-millennium scholar." In November 2010, he completed his monumental, 45-year effort to elucidate the Talmud and to translate it into modern Hebrew. Rabbi Steinsaltz has written 60 books and hundreds of articles, has established a network of schools in Israel and the former Soviet Union, and holds several honorary degrees. He was born and lives in Jerusalem.