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Jewish Braille Institute Prepares New Edition of Talmud in English

October 10, 1966
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The Jewish Braille Institute announced today that a new English Braille edition of the Talmud would be published next spring. According to the institute, the costs of the edition will be underwritten by J.B.I. and the work will be distributed without charge to Jewish and non-Jewish scholars and others interested in the Talmud.

Unlike the standard editions that give the Hebrew and Aramaic texts only in consonants and without punctuation, the texts in the new edition will be vowel led and punctuated. The new text will also include literal translations of the texts in modern English, a new English commentary explaining the drift of the discussions, and theological concepts and biographical details about the rabbis mentioned.

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