Adin Steinsaltz biography

Adin Steinsaltz

Rabbi, Person

1937 –

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Who is Adin Steinsaltz?

Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz or Adin Even Yisrael is a teacher, philosopher, social critic, and spiritual mentor, who has been hailed by Time magazine as a "once-in-a-millennium scholar". He has devoted his life to making the Talmud accessible to all Jews. Originally published in modern Hebrew, with a running commentary to facilitate learning, his Steinzaltz edition of the Talmud has also been translated into English, French, Russian and Spanish. Beginning in 1989, Steinsaltz published several tractates in Hebrew and English of the Babylonian Talmud in an English-Hebrew edition. The first volume of a new English-Hebrew edition, the Koren Talmud Bavli, was released in May, 2012, with five tractates in print by May, 2013.

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Born
1937
Jerusalem
Religion
  • Judaism
Nationality
  • Israel
Profession
Education
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Lived in
  • Jerusalem

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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