Judaism Part II - Judaism Part II The Talmud Considered the...

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Judaism – Part II The Talmud Considered the interpretation of Hebrew Scriptures by Rabbis to apply their principles and rules and regulations to problems arising in everyday life. Consist of 613 rules. Two kinds of Talmuds: 1. The Palestinian Talmud 2. Babylonian Talmud The Palestinian Talmud Divided into 2 parts 1. The Mishnah ( Repetition ) Came to exist by 200 B.C.E . Discusses specific biblical laws and their application. It is in 6 parts. 2. The Gamera ( Supplement ) The further and additional commentary to keep up with the changing times and living conditions The Babylonian Talmud 1. At large collection of material compiled by Babylonian scholars and specialists, the modern edition of which is compiled by Rabbi Adin Steinsalz Essentials of Jewish Belief (As formulated by Maimonidea, 12 th century Jewish philosopher) 1. Belief in one God and only one God o He is the creator of the universe o The judge of human beings, He is just o According to Judaism, justice must prevail among human beings and we as humans must strive to establish it 2. Belief in the message of prophets
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