The Talmud and the Internet: A Journey between Worlds

by Jonathan Rosen

The Talmud and the Internet, in which Jonathan Rosen examines the contradictions of his inheritance as a modern American and a Jew, is a moving and exhilarating meditation on modern technology and ancient religiousimpulses.

  • Paperback
  • Pages: 144 pages
  • Average Rating: 3.81 out of 5
  • Published September 15th 2001 by Picador
  • Original Title: The Talmud and the Internet: A Journey between Worlds
  • ISBN: 031242017X (ISBN13: 9780312420178)
  • Edition Language: English

The Talmud and the Internet, in which Jonathan Rosen examines the contradictions of his inheritance as a modern American and a Jew, is a moving and exhilarating meditation on modern technology and ancient religious impulses. Blending memoir, religious history and literary reflection Rosen explores the remarkable parallels between a page of Talmud and the homepage of a web site, and reflects on the contrasting lives and deaths of his American and European grandmothers.