The Essential Talmud
A general introduction to the beliefs, attitudes, and methods of the sacred text by which the Jewish people have lived and survived through the ages by a renowned Israeli rabbi, scholar, and teacher. The first book to capture the flavor and spirit of the Talmud as a human document and to summarize its main principles as an expression of divine law.
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Review: The Essential TalmudUser Review - David - Goodreads
Steinsaltz is very good at enlivening the history and breaking down the contents of this vital Jewish text. Although, actually studying the Talmud is a lot more exciting than reading this intro. This ... Read full review
Review: The Essential TalmudUser Review - Don Gubler - Goodreads
Some good insights but also lots of gnats and molehills. Read full review