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The Making of the Mishnah and the Talmud
LAWRENCE H. SCHIFFMAN

The Babylonian Talmud in Its historical context
YAAKOV ELMAN

The Talmud in the Geonic Period
ROBERT BRODY

The Printed Page of the Talmud:
The Commentaries and Their Authors
HAYM SOLOVEITCHIK

What Do They Study in Your Yeshivah?
The Scope of Talmudic Commentary in Europe
During the High Middle Ages
EPHRAIM KANARFOGEL

Christian Condemnation, Censorship, and
Exploitation of the Talmud

ROBERT CHAZAN

Earliest Printings of the Talmud
MARVIN J. HELLER

The Status of the Talmud in Early Modern Europe
ELISHEVA CARLEBACH

In the Margins of the Text:
Changes in the Page of the Talmud

EDWARD FRAM

The “Vilna Shas” and East European Jewry
MICHAEL STANISLAWSKI

Talmud Study in the Modern Era:
From Wissenschaft and Brisk to Daf Yomi
MARC B. SHAPIRO

The Study of the Talmud in Contemporary Yeshivot
MICHAEL ROSENSWEIG

The Talmud in Translation
ADAM MINTZ

The Transmission of the Talmud and the Computer Age
SHAMMA FRIEDMAN

The Schottenstein Edition of the Babylonian Talmud:
The Next Stage in Talmudic Elucidation
NOSSON SCHERMAN AND NESANEL KASNETT

Medium and Message:
The Talmud as a Transmitter of Jewish Culture
LAWRENCE H. SCHIFFMAN

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