Catherine Hezser, Journal of Jewish Studies Rubenstein's translation and editing make this classic work of rabbinic scholarship available for study in English-speaking academic contexts. The book can be highly recommended for advanced students and scholars of rabbinic literature who are reasonably familiar with the Babylonian Talmud itself.
<br>DWH: Professor Emeritus of Classical Jewish Civilization, Columbia University. JLR: Skirball Professor of Talmud and Rabbinic Literature, New York University.<br>
BIOGRAPHY OF DAVID WEISS HALIVNI ; TRANSLATION CONVENTIONS ; ABBREVIATIONS ; INTRODUCTION BY JEFFREY L. RUBENSTEIN ; PREFACE ; I: THE STAMMAIM ; II: THE EDITING OF THE TALMUD ; III: APODICTIC TRANSMISSION AND DIALECTICAL ARGUMENTATION ; IV: COMPILERS AND TRANSPOSERS ; V: POSTSCRIPT ; NOTES ; ANNOTATIONS ; SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY ; GENERAL INDEX ; SOURCE INDEX