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Adin Steinsaltz

Adin Steinsaltz (born 1937) is a Chabad Hasid and the author of the first modern comprehensive Babylonian Talmud commentary. In Israel he now goes by his Hebrew name, Even Yisrael.

Rabbi Steinsaltz founded the Israel Institute for Talmudic Publications. Under its aegis, he has published to date 58 books on the Talmud, Jewish mysticism, religious thought, sociology, historical biography, and philosophy. He teaches at Mayanot in Jerusalem.

See also: Talmud, Hasidic Judaism