Discover Judaism Greatest Text After the Bible

 

The Talmud

Perhaps you have been curious about the Talmud, but thought it was complex and inaccessible to anyone lacking extensive training. Not anymore. For this class, you need no prior knowledge of the Talmud and no formal legal training. There are no prerequisites other than an open mind.

Join a 2,000-year-old conversation that is still relevant today. Join us in the ancient study halls of Jerusalem and Babylonia. Add your voice to other voices that span the millennia, as you experience firsthand the exhilarating mental exploration that characterizes traditional Talmud study.

No prior experience necessary. 

Location: Chabad Jewish Center

Not for students only.
 
Email chabad@uchicago.edu for our current schedule. 
 
What the scholars say about the Talmud:
"The Talmud is undoubtedly one of the most remarkable literary productions of all times."-The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia.
 
"[The Talmud is] one of the great intellectual accomplishments of humankind, a document so dense, so rich, so subtle that it has kept superb minds busy for more than a millennium and a half."- Jacob Neusner, Jewish scholar and author.
"The Talmud is the central pillar [of Judaism] supporting the entire spiritual and intellectual edifice of Jewish life."- Adin Steinsaltz, Talmudic scholar and rabbi.