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,...
Posek
Posek (Hebrew: פוסק‎ [poˈseq], pl. Poskim, פוסקים) is the term in Jewish law for "decider"—a legal scholar who decides the Halakha in cases of law where previous authorities are inconclusive or...
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Makkot
Makkot (Hebrew: מכות, "Lashes") is a book of the Mishnah and Talmud. It is the fifth volume of the book of Nezikin. Makkot deals primarily with laws of Jewish courts and the punishments which they may...
Sanhedrin (tractate)
Sanhedrin (סנהדרין) is one of ten tractates of Seder Nezikin (a section of the Talmud that deals with damages, i.e. civil and criminal proceedings). It originally formed one tractate with Makkot, whic...
Abraham de Boton
Abraham Hiyya de Boton (c. 1560 – c. 1605) (Hebrew: אברהם די בוטון) was a Talmudist and rabbi, a pupil of Samuel de Medina, who later dwelt for the most part at Salonica as rabbi and leader of a Talm...
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.
Simeon (Hebrew Bible)
According to the Book of Genesis, Simeon (Hebrew: שִׁמְעוֹן orˈsɪmiən,  Shim'on,  Šim‘ōn) was, the second son of Jacob and Leah, and the founder of the Israelite Tribe of Simeon. However, so...
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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 ...
Shalom Ullmann
Shalom Charif Ullmann (German: Schalom Ullmann, Salomon-Schalom Ullmann, February 27, 1755 in Fürth – March 6, 1825 in Lackenbach) was a Hungarian Talmudist, who flourished in the beginning ...
Yehuda Heller Kahana
Yehuda Heller-Kahane (2 Dec 1743 – 22 Apr 1819) (Hebrew: יהודה בן יוסף הכהן ‎) was a Rabbi, Talmudist, and Halachist in Galicia. He was known as "the Kuntras HaSfeikos" based on his work, K...
Eruvin (Talmud)
Eruvin (Hebrew: ערובין‎) is the second tractate in the Order of Moed, dealing with the various types of eruvs.
The tractace consists of ten chapters. Its Babylonian Talmud version is of ...
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...