Naftal-Yaffe Department of Talmud and Oral Law

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    Bar-Ilan University, The Rappaport Building 410, Room 127

    5290002 Ramat-Gan


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The Naftal-Yaffe Department of Talmud and Oral Law is dedicated to scholarly research and teaching in the fields of rabbinic and halakhic literature (adopting a historical-philological perspective) over the course of its history: tannaitic literature (Mishnah, Tosefta and Midreshei Halakhah), amoraic literature (the Babylonian and Jerusalem Talmuds), aggadic literature, and the rabbinic corpus that was created during the period from the editing of the Talmud to the present. This corpus is defined in the most expansive sense and includes Talmudic commentary, volumes containing halakhic legal rulings, anthologies of customs, and the responsa literature.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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