Babylonian Talmud Book 2 (Vols. III and IV)



translated by MICHAEL L. RODKINSON

Book 2 (Vols. III and IV)
Tracts Erubin, Shekalim, Rosh Hashana

Tract Erubin

OUTLINE: Tracts from section Moed (Festivals). Tract Erubin deals with regulations concerning travel on the Sabbath, and the proper construction of ‘Erub’, propitiatory offerings for transgressions of these rules, usually, but not always, constructed of food. Tract Shekalim deals with tithes. Tract Rosh Hashana discusses the Jewish New Year, a floating holiday tied to lunar observations.


Volume III. Title Page
Explanatory Remarks
Introduction to Tract Erubin
Synopsis of Tract Erubin
Chapter I: Size of Erubin
Chapter II: Use of Wells and Gardens on the Sabbath
Chapter III: Location of Erubin and Limits on Sabbath Travel.
Chapter IV: Sabbath Travel
Chapter V: Town Boundaries and Legal Limits
Chapter VI: Erubin of Courts and Partnerships
Chapter VII: Erubin in Courts and Alleys
Chapter VIII: Erubin of Limits, Food Required for Erubin, Erubin of Courts
Chapter IX: Combining of Roofs on Sabbath
Chapter X: Sundry Sabbath Regulations.

Tract Shekalim

Volume IV. Title Page
Explanatory Remarks
Contents of Tract Shekalim
Preface to Tract Shekalim
Tract Shekalim: Synopsis of Subjects
Chapter I.
Chapter II.
Chapter III.
Chapter IV.
Chapter V.
Chapter VI.
Chapter VII.
Chapter VIII.

Tract Rosh Hashana

Tract Rosh Hashana Contents
Introduction to Tract Rosh Hashana (New Year’s Day)
Synopsis of Subjects of Tract Rosh Hashana
Chapter I.
Chapter II.
Chapter III.
Chapter IV.

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