Rabbinic literature
Rabbinic literature, in its broadest sense, can mean the entire spectrum of rabbinic writings throughout Jewish history. However, the term often refers specifically to literature from the Talmudic era...
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Halakha
Halakha (/hɑːˈlɔːxə/; Hebrew: הֲלָכָה, [halaˈχa]; also transliterated as halacha or halachah) or halocho ( [haˈloχo]) is the collective body of Jewish religious laws derived from the Written and Oral...
Haggadah of Pesach
The Haggadah (Hebrew: הַגָּדָה‎, "telling"; plural: Haggadot) is a Jewish text that sets forth the order of the Passover Seder. Reading the Haggadah at the Seder table is a fulfillment of the Sc...
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Talmud
The Talmud (/ˈtɑːlmʊd, -məd, ˈtæl-/; Hebrew: תַּלְמוּד talmūd "instruction, learning", from a root lmd "teach, study") is a central text of Rabbinic Judaism. It is also traditionally referred to as Sh...
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Targum
The targumim (singular: "targum", Hebrew: תרגום‎), were spoken paraphrases, explanations, and expansions of the Jewish scriptures that a Rabbi would give in the common language of the listeners,...
Pene Yehoshua
Pene Yehoshua is the name of four different works of Rabbinic literature:
David Meir Frisch
David Meir Frisch(cca. 1812-April 25, 1882) was a 19th-century rabbinical authority.
Rabbi David Meir Frisch (דוד מאיר פריש) (Dawid Majer Frisch, David Mayer Frisch) was born around 1812 in the to...
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Siyum
A siyum (Hebrew: סיום‎) (“completion”) means the completion of any unit of Torah study, or book of the Mishnah or Talmud in Judaism. A siyum is usually followed by a celebratory meal, or seudat ...
Jacob Neusner
Jacob Neusner (born July 28, 1932) is an American academic scholar of Judaism. He is often celebrated as one of the most published authors in history, having written or edited more than 950 books.
Talmudic Academies in Syria Palaestina
The Talmudic Academies in the Syria Palaestina were yeshivot that served as centers for Jewish scholarship and the development of Jewish law in Syria Palaestina (and later Palaestina Prima and Palaest...
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Jacob Barit
Jakob Barit (aka Yankele Kovner), (September 12, 1797 in Simno, New East Prussia, Kingdom of Prussia – March 6, 1883) was a Russian Talmudist and communal worker. He died in Vilna at the age of 84.
Nathan ben Isaac HaBabli
Nathan ben Isaac ha-Kohen ha-Babli was a Babylonian Jewish historian of the 10th century. He was the author of a history of the exilarchate that gives many interesting details in regard to the exilarc...
Yosef Hayyim
Yosef Chaim (1 September 1835 – 30 August 1909) (Iraqi Hebrew: Yoseph Ḥayyim; Hebrew: יוסף חיים מבגדאד) was a leading hakham (Sephardi Rabbi), authority on halakha (Jewish law), and Master Kabbalist. ...
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Simchah ben Abraham Calimani
Simchah (Simon) ben Abraham Calimani (d. August 2, 1784, Venice) was a Venetian rabbi and author. He was a versatile writer, and equally prominent as linguist, poet, orator, and Talmudist. During his ...
Alphabet of Akiba ben Joseph
Alphabet of Akiba ben Joseph, or Otiot (Midrash, Aggadah) de-Rabbi Akiba (Hebrew: אותיות דרבי עקיבא), is a Midrash on the names of the letters of the Hebrew alphabet. Two versions or portions of the s...
Takkanah
A takkanah (plural takkanot) is a major legislative enactment within halakha (Jewish law), the normative system of Judaism's laws.A takkanah is an enactment which (1) revises an ordinance that no long...
Zadok HaKohen
Rabbi Zadok ha-Kohen Rabinowitz of Lublin (in Hebrew: צדוק הכהן מלובלין) (Kreisburg, 1823 - Lublin, Poland, 1900), (or Tzadok Hakohen or Tzadok of Lublin), was a significant Jewish thinker and Hasidic...
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