Global Translations - February 2022

German Talmud Translation by Professor Lazarus Goldschmidt

Originally completed in 1935 on the eve of WWII, this landmark text is now available in our library. As the first full translation of the Babylonian Talmud ever completed by a single person, Goldschmit’s work remains an important piece of modern Talmud scholarship. We invite you to learn more about the digitization process and significance of this work with a recording of our virtual event and related press coverage.

New Spanish Translations from Seminario Rabínico Latinoamericano

Thanks to the partnership of Seminario Rabínico Latinoamericano, the Latin American Rabbinic Seminary, we now offer Spanish translations of the Ashkenazi Siddur, Rosh Hashanah Machzor, Yom Kippur Machzor, and Megilat Esther. A Passover Haggadah is in development as well. Read more about this news.

Coming Soon: A Complete French Translation of the Jerusalem Talmud

Our celebrated release of the Jerusalem Talmud includes a nearly complete French translation. Most tractates are currently available in French, and the remaining tractates are in final stages of review — stay tuned!

Megillat Esther Translations

With Purim swiftly approaching, we’re excited to share the many translations available of this text, including English, Esperanto, Spanish, Persian, French, Italian, Polish, and Yiddish. We also invite you to explore our emoji Megillah, a holiday highlight.

Tanakh Translations

We continue to celebrate our global learning community with complete and partial Tanakh translations in many languages, including French, Polish, German, Esperanto, Persian, and Yiddish. We will continue our efforts to make Sefaria a resource for Jews all around the world — of any native language and level of background knowledge!