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ACADEMIC POSITION: Board Chairman of the Herzl Center of Israel Studies

The Herzl Center of Israel Studies (HCIS) is a newly established international academic and educational institution devoted to interdisciplinary research related to the modern State of Israel. It was founded in cooperation with the Israel Institute in Washington, DC in 2018 and is now an integral part of the Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. The HCIS focuses on researching the topics, related to the social, cultural, economic and political advancement of the state of Israel.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - United States Holocaust Memorial Museum - 2019 Ethics, Religion, and the Holocaust Faculty Seminar

INTERRELIGIOUS STUDIES AND THE HOLOCAUST: NEW RESEARCH, NEW CONVERSATIONS, co-taught by Drs.Mehnaz Afridi and Victoria Barnett

July 15-19, 2019

Applications must be submitted by February 15, 2019

 

QUERY - Moses and Arthurian Sword in the Stone Legend

I believe the Tanna debe Elazar reports that Jethro acquired a staff (previously owned by, inter alia, Nimrod and Pharoah) and somehow inserted it into a stone, vowing to give his daughter in marriage to the person able to draw the staff from the stone.  Moses did it.  Can anyone point me to a work that discusses whether the Jethro story is a source for the Arthurian legend?

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