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Talmud: From Parchment to the Printing Press

Rabbi Berel Levine
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Despite expulsions, book burnings and house fires, there are still a few pages remaining from books of 600-1000 years ago.

The librarian of the Chabad Library in Brooklyn, NY, Rabbi Berel Levine takes us on a historical tour of how the Talmud was preserved through the ages.  He points out the displays of original pages handwritten on parchment and from printing presses beginning in Spain before the Inquisition.

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Scholars: Rabbi Berel Levine
Video title: Talmud: From Parchment to the Printing Press
Category: Background, Fascinating, Light