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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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Here then is the foundation for Lieberman and Safrai's assertion that a combination of paganism and tax breaks was a necessary condition, according to the Talmud Yerushalmi, for a fair to be off-limits to Jews.
As interesting here perhaps as the Talmud Bavli itself are glosses ad.
This leaves me to account for the discussion of tax breaks in the Talmud Yerushalmi (adduced above), as well as for such a blanket rabbinic prohibition against participation in all pagan fairs.
In all likelihood the Talmud was observing that the boundaries of fairs could be determined, if they were tax advantaged, as they often were, by noting exactly where the tax benefits applied.
6) The Talmud interprets the biblical phrase: " Your lips have spoken lies," (7) as a reference to "the advocates of the parties before the judges.
In fact, the fundamental opposition to advocacy, both inside and outside of the courtroom, has weakened considerably over the course of time, and the more compassionate policy of helping inarticulate and inexperienced litigants by coaching them during the trial, or giving them legal advice prior to the legal proceedings, is evident in the Talmud itself.
The period from the Talmud to the present has witnessed the rise of the professional advocate in Jewish law, and in contemporary times, both specialized rabbinical pleaders and regular attorneys are a ubiquitous feature of rabbinical courts all over the world.
Maimonides also refers to the general concept of not "acting like an advocate," which the Jerusalem Talmud does not discuss with regard to R.
AlThough the Talmud is one of the great books of Western civilization, it is virtually inaccessible to all but the very few who choose to devote a lifetime to its study.
The Babylonian Talmud is a collection of texts containing 2.
But the traditional edition of the Talmud has no vowels-or for that matter, punctuation-and it is peppered with abbreviations.
This makes reading the Talmud something like confronting a piece of Baroque music, where there is no direction as to how, or even on what instrument, the music is to be played.