Talmud

Illustrating a talmudic passage.

Amanda Borschel-Dan
June 2 2020 12:01AM

Why did Rabbi Akiva’s students die?

Basil Herring
April 27 2020 12:01AM

A passage in the Talmud’s first tractate shows why it’s such a uniquely influential work, and so unlike anything in the history of Western literature, theology, or legal scholarship.

March 25 2020 12:01AM

“Keep your feet inside your house.”

Jeremy Brown
March 25 2020 12:01AM

The Talmud, C.S. Lewis, and the importance of friendships based on disagreement.

Devorah Goldman
March 23 2020 12:01AM

“Jewish tradition expects us to study opinions that we’re not allowed to live by.”

Micah Goodman
Jan. 23 2020 12:01AM

Some disjointed aphorisms may be a polemic against a popular philosophy.

Yaakov Jaffe
Jan. 16 2020 12:01AM

Bruriah is the only female cited repeatedly as a religious authority, and rarely shown in the roles the Talmud generally associates with women. Who was she?

Jan. 15 2020 12:01AM

Thoughts on daily Talmud study not conducted “in the spirit of a believer.”

Jan. 13 2020 12:01AM

Not always poetic, bur reliably inspiring.

Benjamin David
Jan. 6 2020 12:01AM

When studying the Talmud, one always returns to the page.

Gil Student
Dec. 20 2019 12:01AM

It deserves at least one cheer.

Jeremy Rosen
Dec. 11 2019 12:01AM