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A Brief History Of The Talmud

A Brief History Of The Talmud (7-22-20) https://t.co/axLTaHHWkP — (((Luke Ford))) (@lukeford) July 22, 2020 The Things They Say behind Your Back: Stereotypes and the Myths Behind Them III (7-22-20) https://t.co/25dG9wLpKY — (((Luke Ford))) (@lukeford) July 21, 2020 Why Did … Continue reading

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A History of the Talmud

Here are some highlights from this 2019 book by the librarian at JTS: * Before the first century of the common era, Judaism was, with variations, biblical Judaism, a Judaism defined by the library of books that had been accepted … Continue reading

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TabletMag: HOW JEWS SHOULD DEAL WITH GENTILES – According to this week’s ‘Daf Yomi’ Talmud study, as little as possible

Adam Kirsch writes: The nominal subject of Tractate Avoda Zara is idol worship, one of the worst sins in Judaism. But as Daf Yomi readers complete our third week of studying this tractate, it is becoming clear that the real … Continue reading

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Tabletmag: ‘BRINGING ‘DAF YOMI’ TO LIFE. AND VICE VERSA.’

Beth Kissileff writes: One frustration in reading a memoir about life in Israel is a total absence of a mention of Arabs and others who live there. Nonetheless, part of the liveliness of Kurshan’s memoir comes from her life in … Continue reading

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The Shiksa Professor Of Talmud

A goy messaged me: “Jewish New Testament scholar rethinks homosexuality. Hello fellow whites, let’s reform your religion together. I don’t like it. The reasoning in that last paragraph is such a girlish attempt at Socratic thinking. Fake dialectic. I’m sure … Continue reading

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