Today we're excited to share the latest addition to our Reference section: the Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon — also known as BDB — the most widely used and comprehensive scholarly dictionary for Torah study.
We want everyone, of every background, to feel at home and confident in navigating the texts of our tradition. To bring us all closer to that ideal, we’ve completely redesigned how you navigate the Sefaria website.
Jewish text indicate that translation has been going on for millennia — and for as long as Jews have translated their texts, they've also discussed if, when, and how to do so. See what some core texts of the canon can tell us about this ongoing conversation.
Learn how to find manuscripts for Tanakh, Mishnah, and the Babylonian Talmud in this guide. Thanks to work done by the National Library of Israel, we are able to align each manuscript with the corresponding text on Sefaria.