Rabotai

The layout of the Talmud, one of the most important Jewish texts, has remained virtually unchanged since its earliest days in print. This layout reveals a compelling look at Jewish values. What part did Daniel Bomberg – a Christian printer in Venice play in its publication, what’s behind the concept of “daf yomi” (reading a page of Talmud a day) and why has the Talmud’s graphic design not changed for generations?

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  • really enjoyed the videos on line,so informative and helpful in our research!we produce facsimile editions of historic Bibles in the line of received text translations,including the 4 volume second rabbinic mikraot gedolalat or masoretic hebrew text.we also support the historic visual presentations in our exhibit with sculptures,portraits and graphic art.(see jacob ben chayyim sculpture,@biblicalheritageexhibit.com)we are trying to find images of Daniel Bomberg,portrait?print shop?or publications.we would also love to see a facsimile of the talmud(the cost of the last 1st edtion was several million more than we can afford,lol.actually,do you know if it is digitized in its original typeset?or facsimile?Makor?thank you for any help you can render,and that which you already have,shalom,pastor Mark Smith,biblicalheritageexhibit and faith baptist church Tacoma Wa.foundedonfaith.com