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 - Don Gubler - Goodreads
Some good insights but also lots of gnats and molehills. Read full review
Review: The Essential TalmudUser Review - Jerry Brown - Goodreads
This book needs to be read more than once! Parts are a bit redundant but it is packed with information from the leading Talmud scholar of our day. A good introduction -if a bit complex- to the Talmud, it's history, contents, and methods of study. Read full review