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The Written Torah

Five books of Moses - Chumash
Genesis
Breshit
Exodus
Shmot
Leviticus
Vayikra
Numbers
Bamidbar
Deuteronomy
Devarim

Prophets - Neviim
JoshuaJudgesSamuelKingsIsaiahJeremiahEzekielThe 12
Prophets

Writings - Ketuvim
PsalmsProverbsJobThe Five Megillot:
Song of Songs
Ruth
Lamentations
Ecclesiastes
Esther
DanielEzra and
Nehemiah
Chronicles



The Oral Torah

Concepts in the Oral Tradition
Legal
Explanations
and Definitions
Rules of
Exegesis
Oral
Traditions
EthicsKabbalah
Mysticism
Sanhedrin
High Court;
Legislators
1313 BCE - 369 CE

Talmudic Works
Mishna - Rabbi Judah the Prince, Editor; 6 orders
Seeds
Zeraim

Agriculture
Times
Moed

Shabbos
Festivals
Women
Nashim

Marriage
Divorce
Damages
Nezikim

Finance
Jurisprudence
Holiness
Kodshim

Sacrifices
Kashrus
Purity
Taharot

Purity &
Impurity
11 tractates12 tractates7 tractates10 tractates11 tractates12 tractates
63 Tractates - 523 Chapters
Gemara
Jerusalem Talmud
(350 CE R. Muna & R. Yosi)
Babylonian Talmud
(500 CE Ravina & R. Ashi)
1554 folio pages2763 folio pages
MidrashZohar
R. Shimon
bar Yochai
170 CE

Post-Talmudic Period
Geonim
7th-10th
Century
Rishonim
11th-14th
Century

RashiMaimonidesNachmanides
Acharonim
15th-20th
Century
Shulchan Aruch

The Code of
Jewish Law

Responsa



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