The ancient Talmud has found a new digital lease on life
American-born scholar Shamma Friedman, who is to receive the Israel Prize for Talmud Studies, is a great advocate of using the Internet data base for better understanding the text.
Sitting in his miniscule, book-lined office on the first floor of Jewish Theological Seminary building in Jerusalem, Talmud scholar Shamma Friedman expresses satisfaction at the work being carried out by the Society for the Interpretation of the Talmud, a collaborative project he founded in 1992. “More people study the Talmud today than at any other time in Jewish history,” he says with a soft smile,...
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