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Three generations of the Günzburg family amassed one of the largest private collections of Hebrew books and manuscripts in Europe.
Many young couples they interact with are looking for more affordable Jewish communities.
One of the most beloved rabbis worldwide is recovering at a Jerusalem hospital after a catherization for a cranial blood clot.
A special edition Gemara was printed for the first cycle of Daf Yomi in 1925.
On Rejuvenation Eve Harow & award winning novelist Maggie Anton discuss everything from exactly how we are supposed to be 'fruitful and multiply’ to why the modern world needs Judaism’s refreshing honesty on physical relationships in all their forms.
Daniel Bomberg is responsible for the first complete edition of the Babylonian Talmud (1519-1523).
Congress gave Peres a farewell medal, but Israel will not get off so easily.
The Jewish Press now reveals what Kerry and Netanyahu really meant to say Thursday.
”Shikhin,” in northern Israel, is mentioned many times in the Talmud. Its location had not been known until a US-led team of archaeologists found it, along with an ancient synagogue.
The mikveh barely existed in 19th century American, where Jewish immigrants turned against religion. But one has been found in Connecticut, and it is more similar those in Israel than in the US.
Remember Hamas missiles on Israeli cities? Remember last year’s bloated deficit? Haredi MKs don’t. Everything was great, they say, until Lapid’s universal draft, which turned Syria against Israel.
South Koreans love the Talmud, a mandatory school course. A Korean language version is popular, and a Samsung official visited an Israeli yeshiva to grasp “the growing grounds” of the Jewish genius.
One of the biggest issues that has arisen as a result of the Slifkin controversy is the question of whether Chazal, the sages of the Talmud knew the actuality of nature. There are those who say that they did. They say that every statement recorded in the Gemarah with respect to science is an accurate reflection of nature itself. The science redacted in the Talmud is as valid as the Halacha - both being Mesorah.
Jacqueline Nicholls, a Jewish artist from England, presents us with a formidable challenge. Namely, what is the role of a contemporary Jewish Woman artist and how does one confront patriarchal dominance? She presents her response to both queries in her current exhibition at the JCC Manhattan, beautifully curated by Tobi Kahn and organized by Tisch Gallery director Megan Whitman. The results are breathtakingly forceful, subtle and insightful.
With memories of the Siyum HaShas still fresh in people’s minds, many Jews around the world have been purchasing a Tractate Berachot in order to take part in the 13th cycle of Daf Yomi, the daily study of one daf of Talmud Bavli.