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September 12, 2012 12:35 pm

Jewish Leaders Complete Historic Study of Talmud on 6 Continents

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Chabad – Uniting across languages and national borders, Jewish leaders throughout the world paid tribute to the life of visionary businessman and philanthropist Sami Rohr through the collective study of the entire Talmud. As representatives of their respective communities, Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries on six continents, who began their study just after Rohr’s passing, concluded their examination of Judaism’s central rabbinic text at special ceremonies coinciding with the completion of the 30-day public mourning period known as shloshim.

(The Talmud, which comprises 2,711 double-sided pages of text when accompanied by its standard commentaries, takes more than seven years to complete by an individual learning one page a day.)

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