500-year-old Talmud sells for $9.3 millionSothebys auction sees rare Babylonian Talmud sold at global record price for Judaica, after being held at Westminster Abbey for centuries.
Recent archaeological find confirms TalmudIn spite of Talmudic passage saying that the town of Kursia was Jewish, archaeologist had believed it was pagan.
Students' Vacation: Finish Talmud CycleYeshiva High School students fulfilled a special task during summer vacation - completing a cycle of Daf Yomi Talmud study.
15,000 Take Largest Talmud Test in HistoryLast Friday more than 15,000 Torah scholars joined together around the world for the largest Talmud test in history.
Anglos in Israel Join Worldwide Talmud CelebrationOver 4,000 English speaking men, women & children celebrated the "Siyum Hashas" at the Jerusalem Convention Center. Another is on Thursday.
Massive Siyum HaShas Celebration in AmericaA massive event in the USA celebrates the completion of Talmud learning cycle. Rabbi Lau and Merkaz Harav Yeshiva Head are honored guests.
Soldiers, Businessmen Complete the ShasIsraelis from all walks of life celebrate the completion of another round of Talmud studies.
Exclusive Interview: Rav Adin SteinsalzSpecial interview with rabbi whose commentary project enabled many to enter the Daf Yomi learning cycle.
Talmud Study Cycle Celebrations Begin!The observant Jewish community was filled with excitement as Talmud study celebrations opened in Israel and around the world.
Celebration of Talmudic Study at Binyanei Ha'UmaThousands 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.
Dirshu Scholars in Israel for Talmud GatheringHundreds of Torah scholars and their families are streaming into Israel to attend the Dirshu convention completing a cycle of Talmud study.
Preparations for Dirshu’s English Siyum HaShasDelegations from cities throughout Israel and the world have reserved seats at Dirshu’s English Siyum HaShas on Tuesday, 12 Av.
Preparations for Siyum HaShas in Tel AvivPreparations are underway to host more than 10,000 people in Tel Aviv for the Siyum HaShas; the completion of the study of the Talmud.
Canada Condemns Iranian VPCanada’s Foreign Affairs Minister, John Baird, condemned the anti-Semitic statements made by Iran's Vice President during a UN conference.
EU Condemns Racist Remarks of Iranian VPEU Policy Chief Catherine Ashton condemned the racist, anti-Semitic remarks made by Iranian VP at a Tehran conference on drug trafficking.
Lieberman Blasts Iranian Following Talmud RemarksLieberman said Iranian regime is composed of "anti-Semitic fanatics," following its claims that Talmud is responsible for drug trade.
Iranian VP Blames Talmud for Inciting Drug TradeIranian VP condemned the 'Zionists' and the teachings of the Talmud for inciting global drug trade and addiction.
Groups Prepare for Siyum Hashas EventsOver 15,000 people are expected to participate in the central events of the upcoming Siyum Hashas, coming up next month
Translation of Talmud Permeated with Anti-SemitismArabic translation of Talmud is laden with anti-Semitic conspiracy theories; alleges that text reveals racist character of Jewish people.
Talmud in Arabic Being Sold in JordanA group of researchers and translators in Jordan have translated the Talmud into Arabic. Translated version sold in local book fairs.
Gov't is 'Go Green' on Tiberias PlanThe government has approved a NIS 145 million plan for tourism development of Tiberias.
Korean-Talmud Love AffairReports 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.
First ‘Ethics of Fathers’ QuizThe 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.
Talmud to Appear in ItalianThe Italian government is collaborating with its Jewish community to translate the Talmud into the Italian language for the first time in history.
Steinstaltz Talmud CelebratedAfter 45 years, the translation of the Talmud into Hebrew by Rabbi Adin Steinstalz will be completed Sunday – and the Jewish world is celebrating.
Steinsaltz Talmud Global EventRenowned Torah sage Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz is set to complete his 45-volume translation and commentary on the Talmud Sunday in a live broadcast.
'New Math' Uses Talmudic MethodsOrot College teachers wish to alleviate Israel’s math problems by imparting algorithms and pedagogical techniques Jewish Sages developed long ago.