This page offers links to a multitude of websites, online tools, interactive media, blogs, and more that will allow you and your student greater access to the Talmud Bavli and Yerushalmi.
FREE NLE Thinking Gemara Series Classes
- Accountability for Accidental Damage
- Borrowing Without Asking
- Drinking on Purim
- How Many Candles Do We Light on Chanukah?
- Is It Permitted to Watch a Bullfight?
- Multitasking Mitzvot
- Returning Lost Objects
- The Conjoined Twins Dilemma
- The Criminal Agent
- The Four Cups of Wine
- To What Extent Do We Go to Save Lives?
- What’s Considered Fair Competition?
- You Have Only One Day Out of Jail
Gemara Resources & Tools
Talmud Bavli Online
The Mechon Mamre version allows for easy cut and pasting for sources sheets or classes and is presented in an aesthetically pleasing font.
This site presents perfectly clean PDF versions of the Shas Nehardea edition of the Shas Bavli which is a cleaned up version of the Vilna Shas with expanded cross-references and complete Torah Or HaShalem. Hit a tab and it displays the text of the Bavli, Rashi, and Tosafos in electronic text. The Divrei HaMaschil of Rashi are bolded. A drop down list of over forty commentaries will open up a PDF of the commentaries on the displayed page.
This new website is the first site that offers the ability to learn Daf Yomi (and ultimately all the tractates of the Gemara) in 3 different methods—one of them being based off of the flipped classroom approach of The Khan Academy.
Reformatted Soncino Talmud
Reuven Brauner created printable files that is easily read and printer-ready.
The Complete Jastrow Online
The Jastrow Dictionary, on-line and indexed.
The Animated Talmud
A free computer program that teaches Talmud through animation sequences and interactive media making the learning process enjoyable, easy and clear.
Text and translation of the commentary of Maharsha (Rabbi Shmuel Eliezer ben Rav Yehuda HaLevi Edels) on tractates Bava Batra, Ketubot, Pesachim.
A Roundup of Educational Resources to Learn & Teach Tosfos by Nleresources.com
Tosofos in English
This link offers you or your student translations and explanations of Tosafos on several tractates. Lots of work done on Shabbos, Pesachim, Gittin, Kesubos, Kidushin, Baba Kamma, Baba Metziah, Baba Basra, and Makos.
Advanced commentary on the daily page of Talmud.
Gemara Berura is a structured methodology supported by computer-based help tools and support mechanisms for learning and teaching Gemara. The computer program works with the original Gemara text, and can be used to study any sugiya contained in the Shas. Gemara Berura also provides access to a growing data-bank of specific sugiot and lesson-plans prepared by the program’s development team.
Lookstein Talmud Resources
A slew of Talmud related links and featured on the Lookstein website.
Alphabetical Index of Talmudic Topics
This is the famed project known to all as WebShas. WebShas provides a topical index to about 1/3 of the Bavli.
Daf Yomi Advancement Forum
This site is overseen by Rav Mordecai Kornfeld, Rosh Kollel of Kollel Iyun Hadaf.
Rabbinic Literature Genre Map by Jeffrey Spitzer for Gann Academy.
Talmud Image Map Eliezer Segal presents what appears as simply a typical Talmud page. However when one clicks on any portion of the following image, the user will be linked to a description of that element of the Talmud page. Plus, the description shares information such as: where the text was composed, its contents and purposes, and other interesting tidbits.
Rabbi Pittinsky’s 9T2 Gemara Page by Rabbi Tzvi Pittinsky.
Meiri on Kiddushin, translated by Yecheskel Folger
Background on Rishonim and Acharonim by Rabbi Moshe Lebovits
Coins of the Gemara by Rabbi Yosef Sebrow