Many of 50 million South Koreans read collection of Jewish writings at home in bid to become 'geniuses like the Jews,' ambassador explains
Almost every house in South Korea has a translated Talmud. But unlike Israel, even Korean mothers study it and read from it to their young children.
Yes, in a country of almost 49 million people, many of whom believe in Buddhism and Christianity, there are more people who read the Talmud – or at least have a copy of it at home – than in the Jewish state. Much more.