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I was in my mid-twenties before I would ever read a book of Ketuvim or Neviim straight through at a sitting, or think that this might be worth doing.
Abraham Shlonsky, "Rahel Morpurgo le-Veit Luzzatti," Ketuvim (Hebrew), 12 (October 28, 1926): 1.
It is part of the third section of the biblical canon known as the Ketuvim ("Writings").
Each major section--Torah (the Pentateuch), Nevi'im (Prophets), and Ketuvim (Writings)--has an introduction by Brettler.
He has published over 100 scholarly articles, primarily in Tanakh, and is author or editor of ten books, most recently Vision from the Prophet and Counsel from the Elders: A Survey of Nevi'im and Ketuvim (OU Press, 2013).
The new edition of the Jerusalem Talmud is published by Ketuvim Publishers of Jerusalem (ketuvim@bezeqint.
The ruling of Magen Avraham is seconded by Rabbi Moshe Sofer (Chatam Sofer on Orach Chaim 691:1) who too disagrees with Rama's rule that no blank page is needed by stating that Esther was written with divine inspiration and to be written as well as read, is no different than any other book of Ketuvim and thus needs a blank page; indeed, in Rabbi Sofer's responsa he states this quite clearly.
EcclesiastesHebrew Qohelet ("Preacher") An Old Testament book of wisdom literature that is placed in the third section of the biblical canon, known as the Ketuvim (Writings).
The conference suggested raising the use of scripture from the Torah and the Ketuvim in Christian worship in order to overcome the traditional Christian emphasis on the Second Testament.
The four sections of the Ketuvim (Writings) include poetical books (Psalms, Proverbs, and Job), the Megillot, or Scrolls (Song of Solomon, Ruth, Lamentations of Jeremiah, Ecclesiastes, and Esther), prophecy (Daniel), and history (Ezra, Nehemiah, and I and II Chronicles).