Koren Publishers Jerusalem’s Proud Partnership with YU Bronka Weintraub High School Bekiut Program

*The 5779 Contest Winners are announced at the bottom of this post* Every year Yeshiva University hosts a yearly Gemara learning competition called the Bronka Weintraub High School Bekiut Program which is aimed at high school students throughout North America. In an incredible testament to the state of Torah learning amongst our youth, this year more than 530…

Staff Picks-Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb

Every month a different member of our team tells us about some of their favorite titles or give recommendations for books that you may have missed, but certainly deserve your attention. Meet the people who make the books you love, and find out which are their favorites. This month’s selections have been provided by Rabbi…

Learning the Koren Talmud Bavli with Aaron B.

Koren Publishers: Can you tell us a little about yourself?  Aaron: I’m Aaron Benedict. I am a history teacher in a Yeshiva high school. I live in Brooklyn, NY with my wife and daughter.   Koren Publishers: How long have you been learning Gemara?   Aaron: I have been learning Gemara since 7th grade.   Koren Publishers: Do you have…

Mother’s Day in the Koren Talmud Bavli

Tractate Kiddushin, volume 22 of the Koren Talmud Bavli,  is primarily devoted to the different elements of the act of Kiddushin, betrothal. However, we also find a sugyiot dedicated solely to the mitzvah of honoring one’s father and mother: What better tractate to learn on Mother’s Day (Sunday May 12 in the United States)? This…

Learning the Koren Talmud Bavli with Arthur

This week we meet Arthur Rothstein of Scottsdale, AZ in the U.S. Do you have a story you want published on the Koren Publishers blog? Write us in the comments section below! Koren Publishers: Tell us a bit about yourself. Arthur: I am a 36 year old Nurse Practitioner, I live in Scottsdale with my wife…