The Talmud is a sea, a sea into which one can dive or be drowned in or simply observe carefully from the shore. And this is not any sea, but one of the most opaque seas. Indeed, one definitely should be accompanied in the sea of Talmud. This is the purpose of this excellent book. However, while methods of explaining the Talmud are usually textual, Yisrael Ury’s method is different; he creates Diagrams to explain difficult topics.

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