5 THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT THE TALMUD
- •Daf Yomi - the daily practice of studying one page a day, takes 7.5 years to complete. The idea and practice only began in 1923 in Lublin Poland.
- •You can see many Talmudic manuscripts online http://jnul.huji.ac.il/dl/talmud/intro_eng.htm
- •But to really understand it, you probably need to learn Middle Persian https://kavvanah.wordpress.com/2013/10/03/an-interview-with-dr-shai-secunda-about-the-iranian-talmud/
- •Talmudic insults can be as good as Yiddish insults http://www.kolhamevaser.com/2014/11/bein-adam-le-havrutato-arguments-and-insults-in-halakhic-literature/
- •Ruth Calderon is the Bomb! http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=S8nNpTf7tNo