Learning Talmud

Learning Talmud : A Guide to Talmud Terminology and Rashi Commentary

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This valuable study aid for beginning and intermediate Talmud students includes: *Close to 200 technical terms used regularly in the Talmud. Each entry provides a literal translation, a guide to specialized usage in the Talmud, and references to related terms *Insights into the methodology of the master talmudic commentator - Rashi *Over 180 common words and phrases used by Rashi in his commentaries *Tips to the student and the teacher on how to best utilize this resource
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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 137.2 x 208.5 x 12.2mm | 145.15g
  • Jason Aronson Inc. Publishers
  • Northvale NJ, United States
  • English, Official Aramaic; Imperial Aramaic (700-300 BCE)
  • 0765759586
  • 9780765759580

About Scot A. Berman

Rabbi Scot A. Berman was born in Alma, Michigan, and received his rabbinic ordination from the Hebrew Theological College in Skokie, Illinois, in 1980. He holds a masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Loyola University in Chicago. Rabbi Berman developed many of his ideas about teaching Talmud while head of the Talmud department at Loyola, and later as Assistant Principal of Ida Crown Jewish Academy. From 1992_1994, Rabbi Berman studied in Jerusalem as a Jerusalem Fellow. He was principal of the Rabbi David L. Silver Yeshiva Academy in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and is currently principal of the Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy High School in Livingston, New Jersey. Rabbi Berman lives in West Orange, New Jersey, with his wife and four children.
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