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Tal·mud

 (täl′mo͝od, tăl′məd)
n. Judaism
The collection of ancient Rabbinic writings consisting of the Mishnah and the Gemara, constituting the basis of religious authority in Orthodox Judaism.

[Mishnaic Hebrew talmûd, learning, instruction, from Hebrew lāmad, to learn; see lmd in Semitic roots.]

Tal·mu′dic (täl-mo͞o′dĭk, -myo͞o′-, tăl-), Tal·mu′di·cal (-dĭ-kəl) adj.
Tal′mud·ist (täl′mo͝o-dĭst, tăl′mə-) n.
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Talmud

(ˈtælmʊd)
n
1. (Judaism) the primary source of Jewish religious law, consisting of the Mishnah and the Gemara
2. (Judaism) either of two recensions of this compilation, the Palestinian Talmud of about 375 ad, or the longer and more important Babylonian Talmud of about 500 ad
[C16: from Hebrew talmūdh, literally: instruction, from lāmadh to learn]
Talˈmudic, Talˈmudical adj
ˈTalmudism n
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Tal•mud

(ˈtɑl mʊd, ˈtæl məd)

n.
1. the collection of Jewish law and tradition consisting of the Mishnah and the Gemara.
2. the Gemara.
[1525–35; < Hebrew talmūdh literally, instruction]
Tal•mud′ic, Tal•mud′i•cal, adj.
Tal′mud•ism, n.
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Talmud

With the Tenakh, Judaism’s two most sacred collections of writings. This is a collection of legal and ethical writings, history, and folkore.
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Noun1.Talmud - the collection of ancient rabbinic writings on Jewish law and tradition (the Mishna and the Gemara) that constitute the basis of religious authority in Orthodox JudaismTalmud - the collection of ancient rabbinic writings on Jewish law and tradition (the Mishna and the Gemara) that constitute the basis of religious authority in Orthodox Judaism
Gemara - the second part of the Talmud consisting primarily of commentary on the Mishna
Mishna, Mishnah - the first part of the Talmud; a collection of early oral interpretations of the scriptures that was compiled about AD 200
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Talmud

[ˈtælmʊd] NTalmud m
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Talmud

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Talmud

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I HAD rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind.
``I swear by the Talmud,'' said the Jew, ``that your valour has been misled in that matter.
While other writers could have been chosen (Philip Roth, Cynthia Ozick), and indeed, some writers would not suit the argument being proposed, the writers chosen for inclusion in this book all do contribute meaningfully to creating what the author calls an "American Talmud," and represent a diverse sample of Jewish American fiction writing, which has as its aim to "turn passivity into action and imagination," the selfsame goal of the "Torah-true Jew" (21).
Set in 1068, Rashi's Daughters: A Novel of Life, Love and Talmud in Medieval France is a novel about a winemaker and Talmud scholar, who undertakes an action that would be viewed negatively by the community if it became known--he dares to teach the Talmud to his three daughters.
Her father sent her to study Talmud where she was the lone female amongst the male students.
Literary critic Adam Kirsch is reading a page of Talmud a day, along with Jews around the world.
The first big Talmud burning was in Paris, there in the plaza of the Notre Dame Cathedral."
Printing the Talmud: Complete Editions, Tractates, and Other Works and the Associated Presses from the Mid-17th Century Through the 18th Century
In addition, Waxman writes, "It should be emphasized that this does not mean that the amount and level of Talmud learning in the United States is the same as it was in eastern Europe, where a much higher percentage devoted several hours daily to Talmud study" (96 n.
Joseph Skibell shifts his incisive gaze from fiction to the Talmud in Six Memos from the Last Millennium, a learned, interdisciplinary dance through Judaism's theological legal canon.
Some of these discrepancies between Ezekiel and the Torah are discussed in the Talmud (TB Menahot 45a), which resolves them by offering exegetical reinterpretations of three of the passages in Ezekiel.