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Sivan Update

I've got a few updates for you. The iOS app is no longer available. Please delete it from your phones. You will be able to access your courses at talmid.me. Also, I'm thinking about what is the best way to share this content How would you like to access these videos? At Talmid.me On...

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1 Adar II 5779

I'm thrilled to share that Talmid is now available as a free iOS app. This month, I hope to get back to creating new courses. Have a great Adar II!

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1 Adar I 5779

Very happy to share my most recent course: Mishnah: Bava Kamma Chapter 1 I hope to add onto this course over the next few months, so stay tuned for updates. In the Torah, civil law and ritual law have the same source: Hashem's will. The moral principals in these laws pave the foundation for...

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8 Shevat 5779

I'm pleased to share with you my newest course on Mishnah: Berakhot Chapter 1. You can view it here. While on the surface this chapter is about the time for saying the Shema, in the process it covers some of the most important principals in Jewish law: the Rabbi's established laws to keep...

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2 Tevet 5779

Hodesh Tov, Talmidim. It's been a long time since I've shared an update. Between the chagim, a Bar Mitzvah, and staying focused on developing the course on Parashat Kedoshim, I haven't had a chance to write. Which, by the way, the course on Parashat Kedoshim is now...

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8 Elul 5778

Wow. I can't believe the year is almost over. What have I learned? Making courses is hard work. Getting the reading, translating, and explaining right is hard. Getting the editing and production right is hard. I've made a lot of mistakes along the way, but I'm happy where things are...

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1 Av 5778

Two big goals were reached this month: Uploaded all videos to the new "spotlight" format Finished daf 26b of Masechet Berakhot This daf discusses a fundamental question about our three daily prayers: Do we say them today because the Avot established them, or do we say them because the Men of...

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1 Tammuz 5778

This month was all about updating the entire video library to the new style with the spot light: I'm happy to say that I've finished the production for all the videos. However, I have yet to upload them to the site because.... I'm upgrading my WiFi next week from 10 Mbps upload to 1000 Mbps....

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1 Sivan 5778

Hello Talmidim, Happy to announce the release of Talmud Berakhot: Chapter 4. This is just the first installment, however. I'll keep adding additional sections over this month, God willing. For now, I'm going through and updating courses to make it easier to follow along with the translation by...

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Update: 1 Iyar 5778

I hope everyone had a fantastic Pesach. I took off some time before and during Pesach to get ready and do some day trips. Consequently, I only managed to produce one course this month, Mishnah Sukkah Chapter 1. https://www.talmid.me/p/mishnah-sukkah-chapter-1 It has 11 Mishnayot, so it is...

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