CFP: Yiddish and Ladino Cultures: Between the Local and the Transnational
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Academic Studies Press is pleased to announce a call for manuscript submissions for its new book series, Studies in Comparative Literature and Intellectual History, edited by Galin Tihanov (Queen Mary, University of London).
Academic Studies Press is pleased to announce the publication of Conversations with Colleagues: On Becoming an American Jewish Historian, edited by Jeffrey S. Gurock.
Series: North American Jewish Studies
April 2018 | 272 pp.
9781618118561 | $79.00 | CL
H-Judaic is greatly saddened to learn of the passing of Isaac Jerusalmi (1928-2018), Professor Emeritus of Bible and Semitic Languages at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (Cincinnati). A widely published scholar, Prof. Jerusalmi was one of few in America in his generation who produced works based on the Sephardic tradition, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion has distributed the following necrology, which Dr. Dana Herman has sent to us:
I have seen the following quotation attributed to the Ba'al Shem Tov, always without citation of any specific source. Can anyone identify it? Is it really even teaching of the Ba'al Shem Tov?
Call for Papers – Jewish Law Association European Regional Conference
Fürth-Nuremberg, 31 July – 2 August 2018
Jewish Regions in East – Central Europe in the Early Modern Period
6- 8.11.2018, Warsaw
prof. Anna Michałowska - Mycielska, University of Warsaw,
prof. Adam Kaźmierczyk, Jagiellonian University,
Dr. Maria Cieśla, German Historical Insitut Warsaw