Associations to the word «Talmud»

Wiktionary

TALMUD, proper noun. A collection of Jewish writings related to the practical application of Judaic law and tradition (may refer to either the Babylonian Talmud or the shorter Jerusalem Talmud).

Dictionary definition

TALMUD, noun. The collection of ancient rabbinic writings on Jewish law and tradition (the Mishna and the Gemara) that constitute the basis of religious authority in Orthodox Judaism.

Wise words

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