Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Rabbi Steinsaltz hospitalized

SENDING ALL GOOD WISHES AND STRENGTH: Talmudic scholar Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz hospitalized, in critical condition. The 83-year-old scholar, most famous for his translation of the Talmud, is battling a severe lung infection unrelated to the coronavirus (Aaron Reich, Jerusalem Post).

For background on Rabbi Steinsaltz, his health difficulties in recent years, and his work, especially his Hebrew and English translations of the Talmud, start here and follow the many links.

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