« Eretz Yisrael | Main | Shifting gears this week »

March 05, 2018


My impression about Talmud, fwiw, is that at some point people who are curious either get serious (i.e., they learn enough Hebrew / Aramaic to really do it), or they sort of grasp a version of the general outlines of "Talmudic thinking" and that's enough for them. (I'm in the latter group, which is weird, b/c usually I want to learn a topic from the fundamentals onward, but Talmud is such a deep sea that the overview has been enough for me.) So why not get started and see where it really goes? It will be a long time before you have this kind of opportunity again.

Other than getting sick, it sounds like you're doing sabbatical pretty much exactly right! I love hearing about what you're learning!

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.


Post a comment

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)