Torah is our ‘nuclear reactor’

Some thousand participants gather in Jerusalem at an event in honor of the completion of the Talmud Bavli (Babylonian Talmud).Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2018, 1:10 AM

Koreans like Talmud?

Israeli student surprised to discover South Koreans' affinity for Talmud, creating website to present Talmud to them in interactive format.Eliran Aharon, 7/17/2018, 2:54 PM

'Rabbi Steinsaltz was moved, his eyes sparkled'

37th volume of Talmud French translation published, presented to 80-y.o. Rabbi Steinsaltz. 'Impossible to miss the excitement in his eyes.'Mordechai Sones, 11/16/2017, 6:42 PM

For the first time - the Talmud in Italian

Library of Congress holds event in celebration of publication of first tractates of the Talmud ever translated into Italian.Yoni Kempinski, 10/25/2017, 9:11 PM

'One-fifth of religious students will become unobservant'

Educational conference discusses ways of revamping religious education in light of increasing trend of children leaving religious lifestyle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/3/2017, 10:04 AM

Online library hopes to make Talmud sages accessible

Sefaria, a website founded in 2012, publishes acclaimed translation of the Talmud in English.Ben Sales, 2/8/2017, 2:03 AM

Haredi soldiers combine army with Talmud at swearing-in ceremony

The newest solders in the Nahal Haredi unit turned their swearing-in ceremony into milestone for religious IDF soldiers.Ido Ben Porat, 9/2/2016, 1:00 PM

Once a prop for anti-Semites, Talmud makes a comeback in Russia

New Russian translation of Talmud released amid growing interest in religious text among secular Russian Jews - and non-Jews.Cnaan Liphshiz, 8/17/2016, 10:39 PM

Italian translation of Talmud becomes instant bestseller

First volume of Italian translation of the Talmud sells out in three days.Arutz Sheva North America, 4/23/2016, 1:33 AM

Pristine copy of 16th century Talmud 'is priceless'

Buyer of one of the earliest printed copies of the Talmud auctioned for $9.3 million tells Arutz Sheva about the purchase.Raphael Poch, 12/24/2015, 10:57 PM

500-year-old Talmud sells for $9.3 million

Sothebys auction sees rare Babylonian Talmud sold at global record price for Judaica, after being held at Westminster Abbey for centuries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2015, 7:21 AM

Recent archaeological find confirms Talmudic passage

In spite of Talmudic passage saying that the town of Kursia was Jewish, archaeologist had believed it was pagan.Raphael Poch, 12/18/2015, 2:59 PM


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High School Students Complete Talmud Study Cycle on Vacation

Yeshiva High School students fulfilled a special task during summer vacation - completing a cycle of Daf Yomi Talmud study.Chana Ya'ar & Yoni Kempinski, 9/27/2012, 9:14 AM

15,000 Take Largest Talmud Test in History

Last Friday more than 15,000 Torah scholars joined together around the world for the largest Talmud test in history.Hana Levi Julian, 9/13/2012, 7:16 AM

Anglos in Israel Join Worldwide Talmud Celebration

Over 4,000 English speaking men, women & children celebrated the "Siyum Hashas" at the Jerusalem Convention Center. Another is on Thursday.Yoni Kempinski, 8/7/2012, 1:14 AM

Massive Siyum HaShas Celebration in America

A massive event in the USA celebrates the completion of Talmud learning cycle. Rabbi Lau and Merkaz Harav Yeshiva Head are honored guests.Maayana Miskin, 8/3/2012, 12:20 PM

Soldiers, Businessmen, Bereaved Parents Complete the Shas

Israelis from all walks of life celebrate the completion of another round of Talmud studies.Maayana Miskin, 8/2/2012, 2:33 PM

Exclusive Interview: Rav Adin Steinsalz

Special interview with rabbi whose commentary project enabled many to enter the Daf Yomi learning cycle.Arutz Sheva, 8/1/2012, 7:08 PM

Talmud Study Cycle Celebrations Begin!

The observant Jewish community was filled with excitement as Talmud study celebrations opened in Israel and around the world.Hana Levi Julian, 7/31/2012, 12:47 AM

Talmudic Study Cycle Celebration Aug. 5 at Binyanei Ha'Uma

Thousands will celebrate the culmination of a 7-year cycle of study of Judaism's Oral Law and its commentaries on Aug. 5 at Binyanei HaUma.Chana Ya'ar, 7/26/2012, 10:34 AM

Dirshu Torah Scholars Arrive in Israel for Talmud Convention

Hundreds of Torah scholars and their families are streaming into Israel to attend the Dirshu convention completing a cycle of Talmud study.Chana Ya'ar, 7/22/2012, 11:01 AM

Final Preparations for Dirshu’s English Siyum HaShas

Delegations from cities throughout Israel and the world have reserved seats at Dirshu’s English Siyum HaShas on Tuesday, 12 Av.Gil Ronen, 7/5/2012, 9:10 PM

Preparations Underway for Siyum HaShas in Tel Aviv

Preparations are underway to host more than 10,000 people in Tel Aviv for the Siyum HaShas; the completion of the study of the Talmud.Hana Levi Julian, 7/1/2012, 1:19 PM

Canada Condemns Iranian VP for Anti-Semitic Remarks

Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister, John Baird, condemned the anti-Semitic statements made by Iran's Vice President during a UN conference.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/30/2012, 1:49 AM

EU Policy Chief Condemns Racist Remarks of Iranian VP

EU Policy Chief Catherine Ashton condemned the racist, anti-Semitic remarks made by Iranian VP at a Tehran conference on drug trafficking.Rachel Hirshfeld , 6/28/2012, 7:24 PM

Lieberman Blasts Iranian Regime Following Talmud Remarks

Lieberman said Iranian regime is composed of "anti-Semitic fanatics," following its claims that Talmud is responsible for drug trade.Rachel Hirshfeld , 6/28/2012, 7:15 AM

Iranian VP Blames 'Zionists,' Talmud for Inciting Drug Trade

Iranian VP condemned the 'Zionists' and the teachings of the Talmud for inciting global drug trade and addiction.Rachel Hirshfeld , 6/26/2012, 9:56 PM

Groups Prepare for Siyum Hashas Events

Over 15,000 people are expected to participate in the central events of the upcoming Siyum Hashas, coming up next monthDavid Lev, 6/25/2012, 9:05 PM

Arabic Translation of Talmud Permeated with Anti-Semitism

Arabic translation of Talmud is laden with anti-Semitic conspiracy theories; alleges that text reveals racist character of Jewish people. Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/24/2012, 10:54 AM

Talmud in Arabic Being Sold in Jordan

A group of researchers and translators in Jordan have translated the Talmud into Arabic. Translated version sold in local book fairs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2012, 6:46 AM

Gov't is 'Go Green' on Tiberias Plan

The government has approved a NIS 145 million plan for tourism development of Tiberias.Chana Ya'ar, 3/29/2012, 9:56 AM

The Korean-Talmud Love Affair

Reports of the Talmud being a national classic in S. Korea have been floating around for years, but it’s now official: Students must study Talmud.Hillel Fendel, 3/28/2011, 7:50 PM

‘Ethics of the Fathers’ Quiz Marks Religious Education Week

The first-ever national Ethics of the Fathers (Pirke Avot) quiz will be held in Ariel this week as part of Religious Education Week in Israel.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/27/2011, 12:10 PM

Talmud Being Translated into the Italian Language

The Italian government is collaborating with its Jewish community to translate the Talmud into the Italian language for the first time in history.Avi Yellin, 1/24/2011, 1:03 PM

Jewish World Celebrates Completion of Steinsaltz Talmud

After 45 years, the translation of the Talmud into Hebrew by Rabbi Adin Steinstalz will be completed Sunday – and the Jewish world is celebrating.David Lev, 11/6/2010, 7:52 AM

Global Day Celebration Marks Completion of Steinsaltz Talmud

Renowned Torah sage Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz is set to complete his 45-volume translation and commentary on the Talmud Sunday in a live broadcast. Hana Levi Julian, 11/3/2010, 1:16 PM

'New Math' Based on 2,000-Year-Old Talmudic Methods

Orot College teachers wish to alleviate Israel’s math problems by imparting algorithms and pedagogical techniques Jewish Sages developed long ago.Hillel Fendel, 9/3/2009, 11:30 AM