In Italy, Algorithms Are Translating the Talmud

An Italian professor of law named Clelia Piperno is currently overseeing the first-ever complete translation of the Talmud into Italian. But this project is unique for a deeper reason than the language of the final product, as Simone Somekh writes:

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More about: Artifical Intelligence, Italian Jewry, Religion & Holidays, Talmud, Technology, Translation

 

Next Week and the Future of Bipartisan Support for Israel

Feb. 24 2020

Next week, notes Shmuel Rosner, three significant events will take place. On March 1, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) will hold its annual conference; the next day is Super Tuesday—when primaries are held in a number of states, possibly leaving one Democratic candidate with a lock on the nomination—and on the next, Israel will have its second do-over election. The outcome of the two elections could have serious repercussions for the U.S.-Israel alliance:

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More about: 2020 Election, AIPAC, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, US-Israel relations