Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz

Reference Guide to the Talmud

2014 (This Edition Published)

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Credits
Author Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz
Translated by Rabbi Israel V. Berman
Editor Rabbi Israel V. Berman
Proofreader Ita Olesker
Proofreader Bracha Hermon
Proofreader Debbie Ismailoff
Proofreader Deena Nataf
Proofreader Ilana Sobel
Proofreader Eliana Kurlantzick Yorav
Date
This Edition Published 2014
Copyright 1989
Copyright 2014
Identifying Codes
ISBN 978-159-264-3127
Format Hardback
Publication Location United States
Page Count 549 pages
Language En
Chapters Preface
Introduction: The Essential Nature of the Talmud

Part One: Historical Background
Chapter 1: Life in the Talmudic Period
Chapter 2: Jewish Communities
Chapter 3: Generations of the Tanna'im and Amora'im

Part Two: Study of the Talmud
Chapter 4: Tractates of the Mishna and the Talmud
Chapter 5: The Layout of a Talmud Page
Chapter 6: Aramaic
Chapter 7: Glossary of Common Verb Forms
Chapter 8: Glossary of Basic Words
Chapter 9: Guidelines for Talmud Study
Chapter 10: Mishnaic Methodology
Chapter 11: Talmudic Terminology
Chapter 12: Principles of Talmudic Hermeneutics

Part Three: Halakha
Chapter 13: Principles Governing Halakhic Decision Making
Chapter 14: Halakhic Concepts and Terms
- Zera'im
- Moed
- Nashim
- Nezikin
- Kodashim
- Teharot
- Miscellaneous

Part Four: Additional Resources for the Study of the Talmud
Chapter 15: Talmudic Weights and Measures
Chapter 16: Rashi Script
Chapter 17: Plan of the Temple
Chapter 18: Abbreviations

Hebrew Concepts Index
Index
Notes Reference Guide to the Talmud
Second, revised edition, 2014
Koren Publishers Jerusalem Ltd.
POB 8531, New Milford, CT 06776-8531, USA
& POB 4044, Jerusalem 91040, Israel
Published in cooperation with the Shefa Foundation.

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