The Korean-Talmud Love AffairThe Talmud (either the Bavil or the Yerushalmi, but I assume they mean the Bavli) is a work of many large volumes, so presumably they are talking about abbreviated versions here.
by Hillel Fendel (Arutz Sheva)
Reports of the Talmud being a national classic in South Korea have been floating around for several years, but it’s now official: The country’s ambassador to Israel, Ma Young-Sam, told the “Culture Today” TV show that Talmud study is now a mandatory part of the country’s school curriculum.
In addition, it is said, almost every home in South Korea boasts a Korean version of the Talmud, and mothers commonly teach it to their children, who call it the "Light of Knowledge."
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
The Talmud in Korea
FIRST THE CHINESE, and now the Koreans: