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A counterpart to the Talmud Bavli that was created in Eretz Yisrael

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Why not recite a beracha when taking off tefillin

According to a sugyah in the Talmud Yerushalmi there were rabbis who held the opinion you should recite a beracha when taking off tefillin: כשהוא חולצן מהו אומר ברוך אשר קדשנו במצותיו וצונו לשמור ...
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What is the source from the Gemara that you should kill a roidef before he comes to try to kill you [closed]

BH I heard if a roidef is coming to try to kill you you should kill him first. Where does it talk about this first in the Gemara and Halacha? How does Halacha define a roidef? And what if the Roidef ...
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Looking for online Yerushalmi Trope trainer

Need a slow speed audio with large Hebrew font to learn to lead Shabbat Shacharit and The Musaf Amidah for Shabbat in the Yerushalmi trope.
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The physical and spiritual halves of man in the Yerushalmi

In the entry "Soul: Jewish Concept" on Encyclopedia.com it states the following apparently based on the Yerushalmi: "The close connection between soul and body characteristic of the ...
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Seeking a cross reference between the Jerusalem and Babylonian Talmuds

The Bavli and Yerushalmi overlap in content (to a large extent), but the pagination of the overlapping content differs. I am seeking a reference work that shows on what page(s) given topics in one ...
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What is the earliest explicit reference to the "Talmud" after it was compiled?

I am thinking of perhaps the earliest direct quotation of it, or reference to it by name or at least in some manner in which it is clear that the Talmud itself is being described. Essentially, I am ...
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Talmud Yerushalmi vs Bavli

We all know that only a Sanhedrin can vote conclusively on a halakha for the entire nation. Since the Sanhedrin was dismantled, the next best option was to listening to the hachamim of your locale. ...
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Did Rashi have Talmud Yerushalmi?

Rashi quotes a couple of times from Yerushalmi but doesn't seem to have had regular access to it. This being from the numerous times Rishonim ask on him from it.
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The Tzadik, The Nations and the Geulah: the chiddush of Rabbi Mordechai Rottenberg

Rabbi Mordechai Rottenberg, Rabbi of Antwerp (1872-1944), has written an interesting teshuva on the Shalosh Shevuos (the three oaths. Refer to Kesubos 111a). Rabbi Rottenberg, in his reaction to some ...
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Rav Aharon Kotler zt"l: closeness to Hashem achieved through Torah

Rabbi Moshe Krieger from Yeshivas Bircas HaTorah, quotes Rav Aharon Kotler zt"l and says: A difference between the closeness to Hashem achieved through Torah compared to that achieved through ...
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'Hole in sheet' myth VS Nedarim 20a,b and Gur accounts

First, sorry to rehash this old canard. Second, I'm aware this topic has been addressed here: Origin of myth about the hole in the sheet? However, that addresses R' Yose ben Chalafta's behaviour, and ...
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What influence was present to convince Israel to accept the Babylonian Talmud as the basis to Halacha?

In the times of the Gaonim, Yehudai Gaon and Pirqoi ben Baboi seem to have tried to convince Israel to follow the Babylonian Talmud in the wake of earliest codified halachic works. What other ...
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Traditional Text of the Gemoro Yerushalmi Maseches Peah online

Where on line can I find the text of the Gemoro Yerushalmi Maseches Peah, laid out according to the traditional dappim. Sefaria is excellent but lacks the traditional layout. I am following an online ...
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Is it true that Simeon ben Shetach was summoned to a diplomatic meeting between Parthians and King Alexander Jannaeus by Queen Salome Alexandra?

There is a story on wikipedia for Simeon ben Shetach at this link.. After the civil war between the Pharisees and King Alexander Jannaeus the Judeans are meeting with Parthians. The Parthians asked ...
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Does the Jerusalem Talmud or Mishna speak of shepherds tending their flocks in the fields near to the second Jerusalem templeduring the winter months?

Prior to the destruction of the Temple at the hands of the Romans, I understand that sheep singled out for sacrifice in the Jerusalem temple were tended by their shepherds in the fields near Jerusalem ...
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End of Redaction of the Mishnah and the Gemara

The Talmud has three layers, the Mishnah, the Gemara and the comments (mainly Rashi for Bavli and others for Yerushalmi, who are well known). What is the estimate timeline for the end of redaction of ...
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Where can I find tzuras hadaf of the yerushalmi?

Daf Yomi Yerushalmi starts tomorrow. As I don’t own a set, I would like to find somewhere online I can see the daf (PDF or otherwise) to follow along with a shiur - similar to the Tzuras haDaf you can ...
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Yerushalmi Horoyos in Shas Vilna

The Vilna Shas (Bavli) contains the Yerushalmi Horoyos, without meforshim, following the Bavli version. It does not have this for any other masechta (that I know of). Why is this?
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How is it concluded from Yerushalmi Shevi'it 6:1 that Rabbi Yishmael b'Rabbi Yosei was a kohen?

I heard a number of months ago that it can be concluded from Yerushalmi Shevi'it 6:1 that Rabbi Yishmael b'Rabbi Yosei was a kohen (this topic in itself is debated, see a short summary in his Hebrew ...
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Talmud Jerusalem Kiddushin 3,8

What does this passage from the Jerusalem Talmud Kiddushin 3,8 mean? Does this refer to a father who married his minor daughter and then filed for divorce because she is unsuitable for the priesthood? ...
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Source for saying Parshas Hamon?

There is a segulo for parnoso which is to read Parshas Hamon every day after davening. I have seen people "quote the Yerushalmi" for this but I have been unable to locate its source. Can ...
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Question on the connection of the braitot in Sanhedrin 32b

In Bavli Sanhedrin 32b it says: "The Sages taught: The verse states: “Justice, justice, shall you follow.” This teaches that one should follow the best, most prestigious, court of the generation....
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Is Shmuel (Amora) considered a Tanna by the Jerusalem Talmud?

The Jerusalem Talmud Berakhot.9a (similarly Yevamot 9a or Sotah 16a) says it in the name of Tannayim: "תני יצאת בת קול ואמרה אלו ואלו דברי אלהים חיים אבל הלכה כדברי בית הלל. איכן יצאה בת קול רבי ...
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Why does the Jerusalem Talmud speak of only white wine grapes being offered at the temple?

According to Asaph Goor, the Jerusalem Talmud, Bikkurim, chapter 1, Halacha 3, contains a discussion on the question of the propriety of vine offerings to the Temple. It strictly enjoins that only ...
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Why were angels' names brought back?

Related. A well-known gemara in the Yerushalmi (Rosh Hashanah 6a) says: "רשב"ל אמר אף שמות המלאכים עלו בידן מבבל. בראשונה (ישעיהו ו׳:ו׳) ויעף אלי אחד מן השרפים (שם) שרפים עומדים ממעל לו ...
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Is there more than one text of the Mishnah?

I understand there is one Mishnah and two Talmuds (Bavli and Yerushalmi). But is the text of the Mishnah associated with each Talmud exactly the same? Rabbi Gil Student states that the famous quote ...
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Was the Talmud available in written form, partially or fully, before the 7th century?

was the Talmud available in written form partially or fully before the 7th century? or just was transmitted orally?
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Does the Talmud say that Jesus writhes in excrement and Mary was a prostitute?

There is a widespread belief among many Christian denominations that Jesus and Mary are referred to in overly disrespectful, even scatological, language in the Talmud. Examples often given are that ...
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What are the specifics of the fake Yerushalmi story?

I heard, long ago, about a mesechta (or entire seder, I can't recall which) of Yerushalmi that was fabricated. It was finally proven to be a fake when a rabbi realized that every mesechta (or seder) ...
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Why isn't burning the limbs considered the melacha of cooking?

In Yevamos 33b, the gemarra is trying to figure out what part of the Temple service would constitute a Shabbos violation if a non-Kohen were to do it. The gemarra suggests throwing the animal limbs on ...
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Any known translations of the Talmudim et al into classical languages, prior to the 19th century?

Through the 19th and 20th centuries, the Bavli and Yerushalmi were fully or partially translated into English, French, German, Arabic and Italian. Are there any extant translations of the Talmudim and/...
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Reason for dispute if chilazon has a melacha of trapping

The gemarra Shabbos 75a seems to say that someone who traps a chilazon violated the melacha of trapping on Shabbos. Tosafos brings the Yerushalmi (7:2, 52a) that says that one doesn't violate the ...
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Why is there no tayku in the Jerusalem Talmud?

From one count I have seen there are more than 300 times in the Talmud Bavli where a discussion ends with “תיקו” (let it stand, ie the question remains) yet, to my knowledge there is not a single time ...
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What mitzvos are under the umbrella term מתן שכרה בצידה referenced in the Jerusalem Talmud Bava Basra

The gemara in the Jerusalem Talmud Bava Batra (cited here) refers to a collective set of commandments called "מתן שכרה בצידה", which I believe can be loosely translated as "reward given on the side" ...
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Koren Talmud Yerushalmi [Hardcover] [duplicate]

Does anyone know if this Talmud Yerushalmi is Menukad or not?
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Talmud Yerushalmi M'nukad

I'm currently looking to buy a Talmud Yerushalmi M'nukad individual/set (not Artscroll/Schottenstein). Are there any out there?
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What exactly are the forbidden statues according to Yerushalmi- Avodah Zarah 3:1 18a?

We read in Yerushalmi- Avodah Zarah 3:1 18a (English translation by Rabbi Jacob Neusner): [A] All images are prohibited. [B] "Because they are worshipped once a year", the words of R. Meir [...
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What was the old Yerushalmi Torah reading practice on Shabbat Rosh Hodesh?

In the old Yerushalmi Torah reading tradition (the triennial cycle), when special days fell on Shabbat, the regular Shabbat reading was interrupted: the Shabbat morning reading consists only of the ...
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Does the Yerushalmi mention drinking wine on Friday after bathing

Related to this question. The Otzar Yad Chaim in the picture below quotes the Bartenura who mentions a minhag to drink until tipsy before going to shul Friday night. The seffer then says the ...
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Jerusalem Talmud: pagination on Sefaria

Sefaria paginates the Jerusalem Talmud thus: 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b etc. This isn't the standard system for paginating Yerushalmi that I'm familiar with, which which is by tur rather than by amud. Can anyone ...
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Talmud Yerushalmi: comparing paginations

As far as I'm aware, there are three different popular paginations of the Talmud Yerushalmi: the Venice edition (four volumes, two columns per amud), the Vilna edition (one column per amud), and the ...
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Source of opinion that Talmud Yerushalmi was corrupted by Karaites

In the entry for Talmud Bavli/Yerushalmi in Chida's Shem Hagedolim Hashalem (c.1800, the older versions do not have this paragraph), he references a theory from maskilim of his time that the Rabbis ...
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Which Talmud is supreme [duplicate]

How could there be two different Talmuds (Babylonian and Jerusalem) if they are both stemming from a direct oral tradition from Sinai? Thank you
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Rashi quoting Yerushalmi on Kodshim

I haven't learned Seder Kodshim before, and I understand there's no Talmud Yerushalmi on Seder Kodshim, but I saw in a bunch of places in maseches Temurah where Rashi quotes "loshon Yerushalmi" (...
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Longest to Shortest tractates of Yerushalmi by daf [closed]

A follow on from this question: I simply would like a listing of longest to shortest (or vice versa!) tractates in Yerushalmi by daf, ideally listing the number of daf/tractate.
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Is there any responsa from the early 1900's discussing how it was proven that the Yerushalmi Kodshim was fake?

Quick background (link): In 1907–1909, Shlomo Yehuda Algazi-Friedländer, a mysterious man from the town of Szatmár in Transylvania, published what he claimed to be the long-lost tractates of ...
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Source of a quote about the value of mitzvot involving pain

This quote is attributed to the Yerushalmi: One mitzvah involving pain is worth a hundred mitzvot that do not. Do you have the exact reference? Is this the only place this thought is expressed?
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Which enemies was Rav Huna running away from?

Yerushalmi, Pesachim 1.1: דאמר רב הונא כד הוינן ערקין באילין בוטיתא דסדרא רבה היו מדליקין עלינו נרות בשעה שהיו כיהים היינו יודעין שהוא יום ובשעה שהיו מבהיקין היינו יודעין שהוא לילה The Talmud ...
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Chapters of Tanach present in Talmud Yerushalmi

Chapters of Tanach present in Talmud Bavli asks: I heard there is a style of Talmud study somewhere, where as a verse presents itself in the Talmud, the student would learn the entire chapter from תנ״...
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The application of the dispute about the borders of Babylon

The Talmud (Kiddushin 71b) discusses the differences in the lineage of people from different places in the vicinity of Bavel (Babylon) by analogy of health. Bavel is healthy (has a good lineage), ...
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