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Learning Opportunities for Schools

Talmud Israeli: Strengthening Jewish Identity One Daf at a Time


Weekly Publication

Available in English & Hebrew

Talmud Israeli's weekly publication offers schools the opportunity to engage students in an innovative and simple way to enjoy Talmud study. The publication offers seven sections from the Gemara, one for each day of the week, two columns about Israel and modern Jewish history, a Dvar Torah and a bonus quiz. We are delighted to offer both the English and Hebrew publications free-of-charge. 

Masechet Books

Available in English

Talmud Israeli offers educators the opportunity to teach individual masechtot to students in an engaging and clear manner. Each book offers a selection from each daf, teaching one important concept concisely. Talmud Israeli's individual masechetot books enable students to enjoy the breadth of the Gemara while continuing regular in depth study as well. An entire masechet can be completed in weeks or in a couple of months and students' dedication can be celebrated with a siyyum. 


Video Clips

Available in English with Hebrew Subtitles

Talmud Israeli produced 60 unique video clips that highlight important Talmudic concepts in a fun an engaging manner. The clips are each about 5 minutes long and can be expanded upon with a classroom discussion. Hebrew language skills are also improved by watching these clips, while reading the English subtitles. 

Talmud Israeli Challenge

Available Across North America

The Talmud Israeli Challenge is a new school-based program that offers learners the opportunity to not only successfully master Talmudic material but also Israeli history in a competitive and fun way. This year the Challenge was was open to schools in the Tri-State area. It is focused on Masechet Bava Kamma - a most interesting tractate -- and Israeli history from 1948-present! The schools participating this year are Hebrew Academy of Long Beach (HALB), The Jewish Educational Center (JEC), Ramaz, Salanter Akiba Riverdale Academy (SAR), Westchester Day School (WDS), and The Yavneh Academy.

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Sugiyot Book

Available in English & Hebrew

Talmud Israeli's Sugiyot Book presents a collection over 50 Talmudic teachings on a broad range of important Jewish value concepts. Each of the selected Jewish values is represented by an excerpt from a sugiya (Talmudic discussion); a brief related story; and a QR code to a companion video — along with a supplementary resource on either a famous Israeli personality, and event in Israeli history, or a historically significant place in Israel.



• Hashavat Aveida/Returning lost items (Bava Metzia 24)

• Tza’ar Baalei Chayim/Cruelty to Animals (Sanhedrin 65)

• Pikuach Nefesh/Saving a Life (Yoma 84)

• Gam Zu L’Tova/This Too Is for The Best (Ta’anit 21)

• HaKoneh MiGanav/Buying from a Thief (Bava Batra 30)

• Achrayut Al Shmirat Chefetz/Responsibility For Guarding an Item (Bava Kamma 47)

 and many, many more ...

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