The Sea of Talmud: A Brief and Personal Introduction

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About the author:
Henry (Hillel) Abramson holds a PhD in History from the University of Toronto, and has held post-doctoral and visiting appointments at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Harvard, Cornell, and Oxford Universities. He is the author of three books and many scholarly articles on Jewish history and thought, including Reading the Talmud: Developing Independence in Gemara Learning (Feldheim, 2006) and A Prayer for the Government: Ukrainians and Jews in Revolutionary Times, 1917-1920 (Harvard, 1999). His research has been recognized by grants and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, and he received the "Excellence in the Academy" award from the National Education Association. He currently serves as the Dean of Academic Affairs and Student Services at Touro College South in Miami Beach, Florida.

The Sea of Talmud: A Brief and Personal Introduction
 

Authored by Henry Abramson

Scholarly yet readable, The Sea of Talmud combines basic, authoritative information on the Talmud with the author's unique and personal journey to traditional Judaism. Tracing the history of the Talmud from its origins in ancient Israel and Babylon to Internet-based texts, Dr. Abramson describes the excitement and thrill of studying Talmud from an insider's perspective.


Publication Date:
Jun 27 2012
ISBN/EAN13:
1478144238 / 9781478144236
Page Count:
96
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Language:
English
Color:
Black and White
Related Categories:
Religion / Judaism / Talmud




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