An Arabic-Zionist Talmud: Shimon Moyal's At-Talmud

  title={An Arabic-Zionist Talmud: Shimon Moyal's At-Talmud},
  author={Jonathan Marc Gribetz},
  journal={Jewish Social Studies},
  pages={1 - 30}
  • J. Gribetz
  • Published 13 August 2011
  • History
  • Jewish Social Studies
This article offers a close reading of At-Talmud: Asluhu wa-tasalsuluhu wa-ad-abuhu (The Talmud: Its Origin, Transmission, and Ethics; 1909), an Arabic work published in Egypt by the Jaffa-born writer Shimon Moyal. The book was intended to be the first of a multivolume translation of the Talmud into Arabic. The article places this translation project into its historical context in the fin-de-siècle Middle East and explores the various ways in which Moyal, through his translation, attempted to… 
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