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    • Wisdom of the Talmud

    • By: Ben Zion Bokser
    • Narrated by: Allen O'Reilly
    • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
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      4 out of 5 stars 45
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      4 out of 5 stars 46

    This is a highly comprehensive introduction to the Talmud, the age-old storehouse of Jewish wisdom. Bokser covers the long history of the Talmud, from its origin in the Babylonian exile, its growth through the five centuries after the Roman destruction of the Temple, and the later persecution of the Talmud. The book covers a number of high-level topics, including social ethics and personal morality, with numerous examples from the Talmud. Ben Zion Bokser was one of the major Conservative rabbis of America.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • bad narration can ruin a book

    • By Heather on 05-03-14

    Regular price: $17.94