Koren Talmud Bavli – Tractate Berakhot: small
The primary focus of this tractate is the numerous ways in which a Jewish person expresses his faith throughout his life. The numerous details regarding the different blessings that one recites on various occasions over the course of his life, the prayer services and their customs, Shema with its associated blessings and halachot, and numerous other laws connected with a person’s day-to-day existence are all comprehensively addressed in this tractate. In the background, the Gemara recounts in great detail the lives of Jews in Eretz Yisrael and Babylonia during the era of the Mishna and the Talmud. It describes their occupations, their prayers, their aspirations, and their dreams, from morning to evening, on weekdays and festivals, in felicitous times and calamitous times, citing numerous halachic and aggadic sources to enlighten, guide, and explain. Small-sized. Hebrew with English linear translation.