The Best Essential Judaism - September 2022

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The Telling How Judaism s Essential Book Reveals the Meaning of Life product image


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Adin Steinsaltz

Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz is a teacher, philosopher, and social critic and prolific writer who has been hailed by Time Magazine as a "once-in-a-millennium scholar."

He has committed his life to making the Talmud available to most Jews. After a 45-year campaign, Rabbi Steinsaltz finished a monumental elucidation of the total Talmud in modern Hebrew, now used all around the world. Rabbi Steinsaltz then partnered with Koren Publishers Jerusalem to launch the Koren Talmud Bavli, a revolutionary new edition of the Talmud including modern English translation, color illustrations and previously-censored passages.

Rabbi Steinsaltz has written 60 books and hundreds of articles, has established the Makor Chaim network of colleges in Israel and the former Soviet Union, and holds many honorary degrees. He was born and lives in Jerusalem.

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Anita Diamant

As near, I re-imagined the civilization of women in my first novel, The Red Tent, sustaining, and strong, but I am not the least bit nostalgic for that world without birth control, or antibiotics, or even the printed page. Girls were limited and exposed women are not permitted to see, a condition that persists, to mind, body, and spirit.

When I was a youngster, the public catalog on Osborne Terrace in Newark, New Jersey, was among the very first places I had been allowed to walk to me. Each week, I went, and I could draw on a map of the children's room, up a flight of stairs, evenwhere the Louisa May Alcott books were arranged to the left as you entered.
Nonfiction, near the center of the area, was filled up with biographies. I read several about Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt, Marie Curie, Amelia Earhart, and Helen Keller.

However, at the time I was 11, the children's library was starting to feel confining,so I snuck downstairs to the adult stacks for a copy of The Good Earth. (I had uttered a grown-up dialogue about the novel and it sounded interesting.) The librarian at the desk said I was not old enough for my card and furthermore the novel entitled me to carry out children's novels and glanced at the name.

I defended my pick. I said I had been given permission, which was only a fib since my mother and father hadn't ever denied me some publication by my parents. Finally,the librarian relented and I walked successful. I had access to the BIG LIBRARY. My world would not ever be the same.

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