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…

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…

Taxes in the Koren Talmud Bavli

As our fans in the United States are preparing for the annual April 15 tax deadline we at Koren Publishers Jerusalem decided to take some time to learn a small but relevant section from our Noe Edition Koren Talmud Bavli specifically Bava Kamma page 113:A. This sections follows a mishna that declares that “one may…