Conference Proceeding: The Koren Talmud

The lecture will focus on the role of the Talmud as one of the most central texts in Jewish life. For generations, scholars have poured over the pages of the Talmud as an unparalleled compendium of rabbinic wisdom that discusses halakha, philosophy, midrash, history and more. The Talmud scholars at Koren Publishers share a common vision that the Talmud goes far beyond an in-depth book of rabbinical literature; it holds the key to the ongoing renewal and vitality Jewish life and Jewish culture. This presentation will therefore demonstrate how the re-introduction of previously-censored texts and the educational elements in Koren’s new edition of the Talmud Bavli reflect these values.