Skill-Building Talmud Video Course Library

$8,175   raised
GOAL: $36,000

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THE TALMID-CHAVER STORY
The year was 1983. It was an exciting time to be newly-religious. With all the love and support of a traditional Jewish family, Ron-Ami (Rob) Meyers lacked the tools to grasp the main subject of study at yeshiva: The Talmud.

The ancient words: Ki MiTzion Tetze Torah U’Dvar Hashem M’Yerushalayim (“For out of Zion the Torah goes forth and the word of Hashem from Jerusalem”) led Ron-Ami on a personal quest for the ideal yeshiva, which he found in Jerusalem. He spent an eye-opening year with master teachers: Their focus on key Talmudic phrases and logical structures opened up a fascinating new world of classical learning to the recent college graduate.

The impact of that year and seven more years of yeshiva inspired Ron-Ami to dedicate his life to Jewish education and outreach.  For the last two decades, Rabbi Meyers has been educating students of all ages and backgrounds in both the United States and Israel. Since 2008, Rabbi Meyers has become known as someone able to translate his success in the traditional classroom to the virtual classroom.

The launch of Talmid-Chaver makes structured, skill-based Talmud study available to Jews everywhere. Talmid-Chaver guides motivated students through the Sea of Talmud.  Its crisp, clear text-based video shiurim enable students to:

  • identify the key Talmudic terms that highlight the direction of a sugyah
  • uncover the assumptions of the Gemara and grasp its logic
  • internalize their learning through multiple-choice quizzes and vocabulary reviews

With free consultations for educators, Talmid-Chaver looks forward to bringing its method to Jewish classrooms around the world.

WHAT WE’VE ACCOMPLISHED AND WHERE WE’RE HEADED
Since the autumn of 2018, we have published ten Talmud courses, and the response has been gratifying. We now hope to move to the next level, and by the summer of 2020, to add an additional twenty-five courses to our site.

Now, we invite you to be our partner in this historic project.  Choose from a wide array of partnership levels. Any and all contributions are greatly appreciated!

We look forward to working with you to realize this dream!

(Please note: As we are not a charitable organization, contributions are not tax deductible)

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  • June 26, 2019 12:26 pm

    Two weeks into our campaign we have already raised over $6,000! Thank you to everyone who has donated. We hope to publicize more widely once we reach 50 supporters! – Rabbi M.

2019-08-08
Anonymous donor
$100
2019-08-08
Turiel Family from Milan, Italy
$720
"Beatzlacha to Rabbi Meyers, an outstanding teacher and life inspiration!"
2019-07-31
Anonymous donor
"BHatzlacha Raba"
2019-07-31
Charles and Annette Lebow
$52
2019-07-24
Naomi & David Shteeble
$180
"Rav Ron is a master teacher. What a zchoot to be a part of his team to unlock the Talmud for more and more students."
2019-07-07
Judy & Zev Uslan
2019-07-04
Anonymous donor
2019-07-03
A former student
$100
2019-07-03
A supporter of your work!
$36
2019-07-02
Anonymous donor
"What a fantastic project - בהצלה!"
2019-07-02
Kelmans
$18
"Kol Ha Kavod!!"
2019-06-26
Ari & Tikvah Ellis
$18
2019-06-26
Dr. Wolf Kohn & Gigi Yellen-Kohn
"There's always something new in Rabbi Meyers's approach to the classic texts."
2019-06-26
Beth and David Jacoby
$36
"Very exciting. Congratulations on your launch!"
2019-06-26
Anonymous donor
"Behatzlacha Rabbah on this wonderful, important venture!"
2019-06-25
Horaks
$100
"Hoping Rabbi Myers with much lock in his endeavor and great learning for all"
2019-06-23
Andy Ernstein
"Love the format and content!"
2019-06-21
Alan Alhadeff
$100
2019-06-21
Anonymous donor
2019-06-20
Karen & Bruce Smith
$100
"Wishing Rav Ron much success in his endeavors. He was very instrumental in our family's journey. May he continue to help others learn the richness of our ancient heritage for many years to come."
2019-06-19
Shimshon Meir Frankel
$36
"This is a very exciting project!"
2019-06-18
Akiva and Laura Coughlin
$180
2019-06-18
Yonasan Gavant
"In honor of my rebbi Rabbi Meyers, may you go mechayil el chayil!"
2019-06-18
Anonymous donor
$100
2019-06-17
Philip and Karen Americus
$100
2019-06-17
Martin Geifman
$36
2019-06-15
Anonymous donor
$100
"Love the concept - Hatzlacha!"
2019-06-14
Anonymous donor
$36
2019-06-14
Anonymous donor
2019-06-14
The Halevas
$1000
"Go Rabbi go! We are excited for you!"
2019-06-13
Judy Posner
$180
"Dedicated to the learning of Klal Yisrael"
2019-06-13
Cary A. Friedman
"Great idea! Good luck!"
2019-06-13
Elie & Miriam Levy and family
$720
"Kol Hakavod and Best wishes to Rabbi Meyers!"
2019-06-13
Anonymous donor
$720
"In honor of Moshe Ben Yom Tov"
2019-06-12
Anthony Knopf
$36
2019-06-12
Binyomin And gevura Davis
$180
"Much hatzlacha. Thanks for all you do."
2019-06-12
Mordechai and Kim Solomon
$100
2019-06-12
David Fine
$180
2019-06-12
David Behar
$54
"Thank you Rabbi Myers!"
2019-06-12
Janice & Ellis Cohen
$180
"Bracha and Hatzlacha in this exciting and important project!!"
2019-06-12
Yechezkel and Yehudis Schiller
$360
"This donation is in the hope that Hashem Yisborach will continue to guide the Meyers family in their devotion to teaching Torah to K'lal Yisrael, and in the hope that He will allow all of our generations and all of K'lal Yisrael the merit to b"
2019-06-12
Elchanan & Bracha Schulgasser
$100
"We are so excited to see Rabbi Meyer's Torah shared!"
2019-04-07
Anonymous donor
2019-03-07
D. Englander
$25
2019-03-07
Anonymous donor
$180
2019-03-07
Anonymous donor
$36
2019-03-07
Anonymous donor
$50
2019-03-07
Joel Kay
$225
2019-03-07
Sarah R.
$120
2019-03-07
The Goldsteins
$18

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Skill-Building Talmud Video Course Library

$8,175   raised
GOAL: $36,000

50

 Donors

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Talmid-Chaver: Your Path to Independence in Talmud Study
Jerusalem District, Israel

Talmid-Chaver draws on Rav Ron-Ami Meyers' extensive experience in the classroom, broader community, and live online - and combines it with his voice training as a broadcaster. What emerges is a refreshing new initiative: Talmid-Chaver's self-paced guided Talmud learning allows students, young and old, to unpack the richness of a sugyah in Gemara. With its step-by-step explanation of language, structure and logic, and self-testing in the sugyah's content and vocabulary, Talmid-Chaver offers a true window into the richness, sophistication and joy of classical Gemara learning.

  • Friend of Talmid-Chaver
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    It's great having friends like you!

  • Talmid-Chaver Supporter
    10 claimed

    We appreciate your support! Please contact us at rabbim@talmid-chaver.com to dedicate one "Gemara Speak" video in honor or in memory of someone you care about.

  • Talmid-Chaver Live Class Sponsor
    9 claimed

    Thank you for your contribution! Please contact us at rabbim@talmid-chaver.com to dedicate one live "Talmudic Methodology" video in honor or in memory of someone you care about.

  • Talmid-Chaver Course Co-Sponsor
    2 claimed

    Thanks, Partner! Please contact us at rabbim@talmid-chaver.com to co-sponsor one of our online courses in honor or in memory of someone you care about.

  • Talmid-Chaver Course Sponsor
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    Please contact us at rabbim@talmid-chaver.com to sponsor one of our online courses in honor or in memory of someone you care about.

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