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Pristine 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 Talmud

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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Students' Vacation: Finish Talmud Cycle

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 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

Celebration of Talmudic Study 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 Scholars in Israel for Talmud Gathering

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

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 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

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 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 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 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

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

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

First ‘Ethics of Fathers’ Quiz

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 to Appear in Italian

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

Steinstaltz Talmud Celebrated

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

Steinsaltz Talmud Global Event

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' Uses 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