The Tanakh is the Hebrew Bible, the quintessential sacred text.
The first five books of this comprise the Torah (or Pentateuch), the core
sacred writings of the ancient Jews, traditionally written by Moses under
The Babylonian Talmud
Translated by M.L. Rodkinson 
This massive ten volume abridgement of the Talmud, the Jewish
compendium of law and tradition, is the only extensive public domain
It is presented for the first time anywhere on the Internet at
The Talmud: Selections
by H. Polano 
One of the first anthologies of Talmudic lore, and still one
of the best.
Sayings of the Jewish Fathers (Pirqe Aboth)
Translated by Charles Taylor 
This is a beautiful extract from the Talmud, which has been used as liturgy.
Devoted to ethics with some mystical touches, the Pirqe Aboth
is distinguished for its transparency and simplicity.
This was one of the first English translations in modern times
of any portion of the Talmud.
Edited by Maurice Harris 
Extracts from the Talmud, Midrash and Kabbalah.
Legends of the Jews
by Louis Ginzberg .
This is a huge collection of traditional stories
which have grown up around the Bible narrative. The Legends of the Jews from Creation to Jacob The Legends of the Jews: Moses in the Wilderness
The Kabbalah Unveiled
S.L. MacGregor Mathers, Translator. 
This has an extensive introduction to the Kabbalah,
and translations of three texts from branch of the Kabbalah
known as the Zohar:
The Book of Concealed Mystery
The Greater Holy Assembly
The Lesser Holy Assembly
translated by Isidor Kalisch 
Includes English translation and pointed Hebrew for this
key text of the Kabbalah.
Tales and Maxims from the Midrash
by Samuel Rapaport 
This is the (unattributed) source for the next two
entries' Midrash extracts.
This book has the references for each of the passages quoted lacking in
the texts below, which
makes it the best source if you wish to quote some of this material.
The Works of Flavius Josephus
Translated by William Whiston 
Josephus was a Jewish historian, soldier and scholar who lived
in the first century [37-100 C.E.]. His works are primary
historical sources of information about the doomed Jewish revolt of
The Guide for the Perplexed
by Moses Maimonides, M. Freidländer, tr. (2nd Ed.) .
There is a saying that the history of
Jewish doctrine goes runs from 'Moses to Moses';
the second of which is Moses Maimonides.
Maimonides (1120-1190) was a brilliant Hispanic Jewish scholar who
lived in Spain and Egypt in the 12th century.
His Mishneh Toreh, a codification of Jewish law,
is considered on a par with the Talmud.
This work attempts to reconcile Biblical and Talmundic beliefs
with Aristotelian philosophy.
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