Sages of the Talmud - Large Format
Sages of the Talmud is a Massive Collection of Biographical sketches on the Rabbis of the Talmud. It contain nearly four hundred entries and hundreds of anecdotes about the sages, all as recorded in the Talmud itself and of course translated in English. This book is an indispensable resource for anyone interested in the Talmud, it is not only an excellent practical reference guide, but also a text of general interest that may be read for enjoyment. This reference work cites the source of each quotation in the Talmud. The fascinating anecdotes and stories give readers an idea of the kind of social environment in which the sage lived. The work also includes an appendix with the corresponding general history of the time so that the reader can understand the contemporary political and historical climate.
New Talmud Index HaMafteach in Hebrew
How do you search for a Talmudic Saying or Expression? A Gem, a Pearl of Wisdom?
Where do you look? Even the best software can’t help you when you are dealing with an idea or concept without knowing the right word. HaMafteach includes approximately 7,700 main entries, 29,000 sub-entries, 45,000 Talmudic sources including Mishnayot. HaMafteach is your key to opening up the Talmud, locating every topic, saying, anecdote, maxim, parable, significant subject matter, law, Biblical exegesis, and Biblical and Talmudic personality mentioned in Shas. HaMafteach is an ideal gift, as well as an invaluable research tool for rabbis, educators, students.