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  • Those who attack the Talmud frequently cite ancient rabbinic sources without noting subsequent developments in Jewish thought.
  • It sounded a little like the questions Papa quoted from the Talmud.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • Some of what he told me was moral in nature, rooted in the teachings of the Talmud; and they were probably the same things most parents said to their children.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • I didn’t have a chance personally to say good-bye to Schindler, but I joined with all the other workers in presenting him with a ring, made from a prisoner’s gold tooth, which bore an inscription in Hebrew from the Talmud: "He who saves a life saves the world entire."
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box

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  • "Of course," he said, "there’s a provision for this in the Talmud."
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • I saw shadowy rooms paneled in dark walnut and furnished with cumbersome pieces in mission oak; on one table would be the menorah, its candles in orderly array but unlit, while nearby on another table would be the Torah, or perhaps the Talmud, opened to a page which had just undergone pious scrutiny by the elder Lapidus.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • And their critical advantage in climbing the professional ladder wasn’t the intellectual rigor you get from studying the Talmud.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • The test of intellectual excellence, however, had been reduced by tradition and unvoiced unanimity to a single area of study: Talmud.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • During the day I studied the Talmud, and at night I ran to the synagogue to weep over the destruction of the Temple.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • Philosophy of the Talmud (sewn pamphlet).
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses

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  • Just like someone wrote the Quran, and the Talmud.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • Amused by the thought that the entire Talmud and the Old Testament might be nothing more than a cosmic shaggy-dog story.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • She apparently had some objection to taking part in the proceedings, which had caused Benny to make obscurely sarcastic remarks about people who still took the Talmud seriously.
    Arthur C. Clarke  --  Childhood’s End
  • The Jew born in sight of the Temple despised these brethren of the north; but the Talmud itself has said, "The Galilean loves honor, and the Jew money."
    Lew Wallace  --  Ben Hur
  • Having been examined in his godly skills by the rabbi, who then authorized him to slaughter acceptable animals according to the Law of Moses and the regulations of the Talmud, Elia Naphta was himself filled with a quiet religiosity; there had been something priestly about him and his blue eyes, which, as his son described them, had glittered like stars and radiated a solemnity recalling ancient times when the slaughtering of animals had indeed been the duty of priests.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • "I swear by the Talmud," said the Jew, "that your valour has been misled in that matter.
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
  • By day the Talmud, at night the cabbala.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • Virtuosity in Talmud was the achievement most sought after by every student of a yeshiva, for it was the automatic guarantee of a reputation for brilliance.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • With some of my school-mates, I sat in the Ezra Malik gardens, studying a treatise on the Talmud.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • The student of the Talmud, the child that I was, had been consumed in the flames.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • Your father is David Maker, the one who writes articles on the Talmud?
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • You remember what the Talmud says.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • Where do you get the time? I thought you people always studied Talmud.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • I study my quota of Talmud every day, and he doesn’t care what I do the rest of the time.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • What’s your quota of Talmud?
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • That was four pages of Talmud a day.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • Everybody has to do two blatt of Talmud a day and his English?
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • What Talmud are you studying now?
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • I look at a page of Talmud, and I remember it by heart.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • I have to sweat to memorize a page of Talmud.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • But you don’t have to do two blatt of Talmud a day.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • Oh,, he talks plenty when we’re studying Talmud together.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • The Talmud says that a person should do two things for himself.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • I just get so tired of studying only Talmud all the time.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • I get bored studying just Talmud.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • "Talmud," I said.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • Pilpul, these discussions are called—empty, nonsensical arguments over minute points of the Talmud that have no relation at all to the world.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • But it was not the Talmud that he studied, it was the Kabbalah, the books of Jewish mysticism.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • He began by teaching him Talmud, but Israel seemed very uninterested in Talmud.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • He began by teaching him Talmud, but Israel seemed very uninterested in Talmud.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • You will find it all in the Bible, Talmud, and Kabbalah.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • Others; were very sincere, and a few were even great scholars of the Talmud.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • In some Hasidic sects, the study of the Talmud became as important as it had been before the time of the Besht.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • When he was young, he found that the Talmud could not satisfy his hunger for knowledge.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • Except when we study Talmud.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • Some of the seats were occupied by men studying Talmud, reading from the Book of Psalms, or talking among themselves in Yiddish.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • The ease and certainty he had worn during the Talmud quiz had disappeared.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • It occurred to me suddenly that not a single word had passed between him and his father all evening, except for the Talmud contest.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • But he makes a joke or something, and we go into a Talmud discussion.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • They love to hear the Talmud discussed like that.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
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