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Lieberman, Saul
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(May 28, 1898, Motol, near Pinsk – Mar 23, 1983, during a flight to Israel). After being educated at various yeshivas, Liebermann studied medicine in Paris. He went to the Hebrew University in Jerusalem in 1928 to study the Talmud and classical philology. In 1931 he began teaching the Talmud in Jerusalem and from 1940 at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York. One of the leading talmudic scholars of his age, he made seminal contributions to the study of the Palestinian Talmud (Al ha-Yerushalmi, 1929; The Talmud of Caesarea [Heb.], 1931; Ha-Yerushalmi kifshuto, 1934) …

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Stemberger, Günter, “Lieberman, Saul”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 04 August 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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