This Sunday, on November 7th, Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz will culminate nearly five decades of groundbreaking work translating the Talmud, making it accessible to all Jewish people.
The Global Day of Jewish Learning will honor that achievement by bringing together Jewish communities around the world in a historic, unifying celebration.
More than 350 communities around the world are hosting Global Day of Jewish Learning events on November 7th.
To find the one near you:
Talmudic study is not regarded merely as a secular exercise in developing the mind or abstract capacity for thought, but as a subject of intrinsic sanctity.
The questioning, searching, and skeptical person is not excluded from the circle of believers.
He becomes, rather, the spokesman of the central work of the Jewish religion, the prime source for halakhah and daily conduct.
–Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz
From The Essential Talmud by Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz