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Reading the Talmud: Developing Independence in Gemara Learning

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    Available in PDF - DJVU Format | Reading the Talmud: Developing Independence in Gemara Learning.pdf | Language: ENGLISH
    Henry Abramson(Author)

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Reading the Talmud is a textbook designed for students who want to move beyond translations to learning the Talmud on their own. This book presents a proven, “no shortcuts” approach based on the traditional Yeshiva model. If you have enough Hebrew skills to work out a Biblical verse, and a healthy determination to toil in the Talmud, this book will help you develop independence in Gemara learning.

Henry Abramson is Dean of Academic Affairs and Student Services at Touro College South in Miami Beach. A native of northern Ontario, he received his PhD from the University of Toronto and has held visiting appointments and post-doctoral fellowships at Harvard, Cornell, Oxford and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He received his Talmudic training at Yeshivat Ohr Somayach in Jerusalem, Monsey, and Toronto. He is the author of several books and scholarly articles on Jewish thought and history, including The Sea of Talmud: A Brief and Personal History (2012).

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Book details

  • PDF | 266 pages
  • Henry Abramson(Author)
  • CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (27 Jun. 2012)
  • English
  • 7
  • Religion & Spirituality

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  • By David Herman on 15 July 2012

    Having studied Talmud for 1 year already many years ago at Ohr somayach yeshiva, I wanted something that gave me a solid refresher in the basic structures of Talmudic argument. This was the perfect choice. Each section of Talmud is broken down into easy to digest pieces and the vocabulary is given so that you can struggle with making sense of the logic flow rather than simply translating ad nauseam. The questions that dr Abrahamson asks not only ensure that you have grasped the main point of the sugya

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