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Talmud

the ancient law of the Jews, originally oral but later written down. It is now codified and is influential in dispute resolution among Jews. See DIN TORAH; BETH DIN.
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In the end the last words are between the committed Talmudist father and his son, obviously set upon the same path Solomon Maimon was when he left the Radziwell estates in Poland for Berlin.
The conjecture that the Frankists declared their eagerness to prove the actual existence of ritual murders for a political aim coincides, in our opinion, with the desire of those apostates to crush their enemies, the Talmudists.(127)
Stone's Talmudist critics have some Talmud passages on their side.
The administration reserved these slots for the traditional Lithuanian talmudists, of whom there were always leading scholars at HTC.
Originally published during the years spanning 1944 to 1953, Polyn is the story of the Polish Jewish community against the background of Nazi genocide--there are tales of Hassidic patricians, Talmudists, Orthodox rabbis, Hasidic tsadikim, merchants, artisans, ordinary workers, and much more.
Soloveitchik, you witness the intellectual honesty and courage of talmudists firmly anchored in the halakhic tradition who allowed their intellectual and religious sensibilities to be influenced by frameworks of knowledge and experience independent of their particular Judaic halakhic traditions." (6)
When they studded one of their articles with manifold Hebrew quotations and textual allusions, Malzer and Mayer mocked them for their sudden "transform[ation] into philosophers, grammarians, historians, Talmudists, theologians, &c., &c." (45) What they wanted and needed was someone who could provide the authority to validate their aspirations for a Judaism that would make sense in the context of the rest of their acculturated and refined lives.
One source of information about the Jews appeared in 1613, when Samuel Purchase included in his Pilgrimage an extensive section on Jewish custom and religion along with a chapter ~Of the Jewes Sometimes living in England, Collected out of Ancient Records by Master John Selden of the Inner Temple'.(17) Bacon consulted the Pilgrimage for the Messianic hopes of Joabin: ~The Talmudists dreame of an earthly Messias to free them from this their slavery'; ~The Jewes generally beleeve, hope, and pray for a Messias'; ~Now the state of the Jewes in his [Messiah's] time shall be such, that ...
Non-specialists in the field will be very surprised to discover, though, that, in fact, as far back as fifty years ago, at least, major monographs were produced on this very subject by one of the leading talmudists of the Jerusalem school, Hanoch Albeck!
Rather than writing programmatic essays about why everyone should study Talmud, this group of sixteen leading Talmudists from a broad range of backgrounds has taken up the more modest goal of explaining why they personally study Talmud.
But the Talmudists at the Committee proved worthy of the challenge: Telma, they announced in their response, sponsored the Olympic Committee's official breakfast cereal but not its official snack (and if you're eating Bamba for breakfast, stop!); and, besides, the agreement with Osem called not for sponsorship but for cooperation.
The thoughts Weber articulated in his poem were in fact for him "a ringing memory of times gone." For example, in the 1930s Weber recalled his inspiration for The Talmudists (fig.