Tidbits for Friday

  • Apropos my translation of the essay on how not to teach gemara, Michael Freund comes along with an even more blunt article entitled: Teaching Kids to Hate Talmud. Educators, sit up and take notice. (h/t: PaleoJudaica)
  • Here’s an online library of hundreds of Hebrew-language non-fiction books about Israel and Jews. Monthly cost is just 25 NIS per month (or 229 NIS per year). Check it out.
  • Here’s a database of 10,000 halachic articles published between 1970 and 2003, courtesy of the people who brought you the responsa project. Monthly cost: 55 NIS. Annual Cost: 279 NIS. Enjoy.
  • Here’s a free online course by R. Dr. Yoel Elitzur on geographical concepts and place names in the Tanach. Well worth your time.
Shabbat Shalom to all,
AIWAC
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About AIWAC

Hi, my name is Avi Woolf. I'm an American-Israeli MO Jew living in Israel. I have a background in Israeli (as in Land of Israel) and Jewish History and an insatiable need for knowledge. I also have professional experience as an editor, translator and indexer. Enjoy the ride! If you are interested in using my services or just want to drop me a line, contact me at: opdycke1861NOSPAM@yahoo.com
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