School System of the Talmud, by Dayan Bernard Spiers, London 1882

I've previously written about Dayan Spier's book "The Threefold Cord", which was published in 1891.  This is an earlier book which includes an essay on the organization of education in the Talmud, together with a Siyum on Masseches Bava Metzia that Dayan Spiers delivered in the Beis Hamedrash in London. From 1876 the London Beth … Continue reading School System of the Talmud, by Dayan Bernard Spiers, London 1882

The Threefold Cord by Dayan Bernard Spiers, London, Wertheimer, Lea & Co., 1891.

From 1876 the London Beth Din (the Ecclesiastical Court) consisted of Chief Rabbi Nathan Adler, his son, Hermann Adler, and Dayan Bernard Spiers.  Bernard Spiers was a Polish-born Rabbi of the old school who was popular in the East End of London.  He was concerned to spread Jewish education to the British-born established London Jewish … Continue reading The Threefold Cord by Dayan Bernard Spiers, London, Wertheimer, Lea & Co., 1891.