The Mishnah (Essential Lectures In Jewish History) Dr. Henry Abramson

Published on Oct. 14, 2013
Category: Education
Source: Youtube

Compiled by Rabbi Yehuda Ha-Nasi in an exceptionally difficult time for the Jewish people, the Mishnah created the possibility of creating a "portable Judaism." After the destruction of the Temple in 70 and the dramatic escalation of the diaspora, the Mishnah allowed Jews to define their religion within an intellectual and textual context, outside of the traditional Temple service.