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Extended Deadline - Call for Papers: "‘The Other Within’ – The Hebrew and Jewish Collections of The John Rylands Library"

Call for Papers

The John Rylands Research Institute invites paper proposals for its upcoming conference on the Hebrew and Jewish collections of The John Rylands Library. The conference will take place on Monday 27–Wednesday 29 June 2016 at The John Rylands Library150 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 3EH

Query: Psalm 16:8 as text heading?

The convert to Christianity, Christoph Wallich places the abbreviation שיל”ת (from Psalm 16:8, “I have set the Lord before me always”) above the formal beginning of his 1708 treatise “Die Mayerische Synagoge zu Greiffswalde” in much the manner that one encounters בס”ד (“with the help of heaven”) at the top of a written document.

Jonathan Marc Gribetz
Noah Haiduc-Dale

Haiduc-Dale on Gribetz, 'Defining Neighbors: Religion, Race, and the Early Zionist-Arab Encounter'

Jonathan Marc Gribetz. Defining Neighbors: Religion, Race, and the Early Zionist-Arab Encounter. Jews, Christians, and Muslims from the Ancient to the Modern World Series. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2014. 312 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-15950-8.

Reviewed by Noah Haiduc-Dale (Centenary College)
Published on H-Judaic (February, 2016)
Commissioned by Matthew A. Kraus

Apartment swap Tel Aviv-London

Fully renovated furnished apartment in central Tel Aviv for rent or exchange for similar in London.
(Sheinkin area), july 2016 - June 2017.

100 sq meters, 2 bedrooms, living room, 2 galleries, a/c, high ceilings,
four exposures, original painted tiles, parking. Pets OK.

Near all bus lines. 25 minutes by bus to Tel Aviv University.  Five
minutes walk to Carmel market. Fifteen minutes walk to the beach.