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Sunday, February 15 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Fusing Ancient with Modern: The Art of Translating the Talmud with Cutting-Edge Technology

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Translating any text poses numerous challenges. Imagine a 1,500-year-old text written in a language on the cusp of extinction. Come discover how modern technology is enabling a broad team of scholars to conquer these challenges. You will get a behind-the-scenes look at the innovations of the Koren Talmud Bavli, the 21st-century Talmud. Attendees at this session will receive a free gift from Koren Publishers!


Avishai Magence

Avishai Magence is an editor and content curator of the Koren Talmud Bavli. He oversees translation issues, curates the realia and graphics, and is involved in developing tools for the project. After finishing his army service in the hesder yeshiva program, he served as a JLIC (Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus) rabbi at Johns Hopkins University. Avishai holds a MA in translation from Bar Ilan University and rabbinical ordination from the... Read More →

Sunday February 15, 2015 1:30pm - 2:45pm
High Ridge

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