Italians, Helped by an App, Translate the Talmud

By ELISABETTA POVOLEDO, The New York Times, APRIL 5, 2016 ROME — Spanning six centuries of religious and legal teachings touching on astronomy, medicine, ethics, philosophy and more, the Babylonian Talmud is so complex, it has rarely been translated. But on Tuesday, after five years of labor by dozens of scholars, linguists, philologists and editors — as well as a crew of computer

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