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This article is a development and expansion of an issue discussed in a study that deals with several sugyot (=passages) in the three first chapters of Tractate Eruvin (Zur 1999, 17).
2) Moreover, his first illuminated books are not poetry, but philosophical tractates that address crucial topics in eighteenth-century metaphysics and epistemology.
This Mishnah of the tractate Abot does not mention the name of the sage who authored this principle, but a number of scholars have suggested that it may well have been Rabban Gamaliel himself.
The unimaginable concept of an elephant in a needle's eye is also mentioned in tractate Bava Metsiq 38b, where one Sage jokes with another: "Maybe you come from Pumbedita [one of the major Talmudic academies of the time], where they thread an elephant through the eye of a needle
For the tractate Nedarim, the default MS V21 with the pagination 2a-20b is completed with M for the pages 21b-91b.
In Tractate Sanhedrin (46b) of the Talmud, the rabbis' deliberations lead them to regard burial as a positive commandment, on the basis of Deuteronomy 21.
In Jerusalem, Rabbis for Human Rights issued a statement saying, "Many Israelis will quote from the Talmudic Tractate Sanhedrin, 'When somebody is coming to kill you, get up earlier and kill him first.
Transmitting Mishnah, based on Elizabeth Alexander's dissertation, focuses on the dynamics of rabbinic text production, transmission, and interpretation as exemplified in tractate Shevuot.
This phrase is mentioned in the talmudic tractate Megilla 18a, where it is asked how a person who does not understand Hebrew can possibly fulfill the obligation of hearing the Megilla when it is read in the Hebrew language.
My favorite is his annotation to Rabbi Abraham Alperstein's edition of Tractate Bikkurim (First Fruits) from the Jerusalem Talmud (1887, 1890), the "first tractate of the Talmud and first Talmudic commentary in America.
Using techniques of traditional Talmudic scholarship, we identify many specific internal control processes discussed in the Jerusalem Talmud tractate named Shekalim.
five hundred years after your death the sage Rashi relates a tale that your husband cited a tractate saying "women are light-minded" that you denied this that he set his student to seduce you that you resisted then succumbed and hung yourself let me beg to doubt this the Romans liked such tales Dido immolates herself for love Lucrece stabs herself for shame of such deeds the nations create high art but what kind of story is this forJews why didn't your husband hang himself for shame