Steinsaltz Talmud To Be Housed at Library of Congress in Washington, DC – Yahoo Finance

Posted By on March 9, 2020

Organized by The Aleph Society

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Rabbi Menachem Even-Israel presents the first volume of the Steinsaltz Talmud to Rep. Eliot Engel, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs pictured below.

A Washington ceremony marked the introduction of an entry into the Congressional Record lauding Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz on his lifetime of achievement.

Rep. Engel noted that Rabbi Steinsaltz has authored more than 60 books, and hundreds of articles on Jewish mysticism, religious thought and philosophy.

He is "the first person since medieval times to have completed a full translation and commentary on the Babylonian Talmud."

Engel added that he was also pleased "to mark the complete series entering the Library of Congress.

"As the nation's preeminent library, it is truly an honor for Rabbi Steinsaltz's work to be housed in the Library of Congress."

The event was organized by the Aleph Society, which supports Rabbi Steinsaltz's efforts in the United States.

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