Religion: Torah In English

When Menachem Kasher was a boy of 15 in Warsaw, he was already writing articles on Hebrew scholarship. After he became a rabbi (at 18), he began collecting ancient and medieval manuscripts of the Jewish sacred scrolls. In 1927 he brought out the first volume of the Torah Shelemah (the complete Torah), a collection of the five books of Moses, the Jewish "Written Law," as well as the 2,000 years of Rabbinic commentaries on them, including the Talmud, or "Oral Law."

Written in Hebrew, it began a series which was praised as the first complete collection of Rabbinic literature ever undertaken....

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