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We are pleased to announce the first issue of the second volume of the
Journal of Jewish Languages, edited by Ofra Tirosh-Becker and Sarah
Beyond the Myth of “Golden Spain”: Patterns of Islamization in Modern Jewish Scholarship on Islam
8.-9. Juli 2014, Goethe University Frankfurt, Campus Westend, Casino 1.801
Organized by the Martin Buber Chair in Jewish Thought and Philosophy (Goethe University Frankfurt)
In cooperation with the Graduate School “Theologie als Wissenschaft” (http://www.theologie-als-wissenschaft.de/)
H-Judaic is greatly saddened by the death of Zalman Schachter-Shalomi
(1924-2014), a leading figure in Jewish spiritual life and longtime
professor -- at the University of Manitoba and more recently at Naropa
University in Boulder, CO. Prof Schachter-Shalomi's wide-ranging career is
chronicled in his archive available here:
For memorial articles in JTA and Tablet, see
UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN
FACULTY OF HUMANITIES
Yuval Online Journal for Jewish Music Studies
Call for Publications
In the Etz Hayim Torah with Commentary published by JPS, pp. 1504-5,
there is an excellent short essay by Jeff Tigay on Hazak Hazak, which sums up the scholarship. The phrase is originally a scribal formula used in colophons.
University of Pennsylvania
Good places to start are:
• Jack Sasson, ed., Civilizations of the Ancient Near East, 4 vols.
• Sarah Johnston, ed., Religions of the Ancient World
University of Chicago
take a look at this article:
|From gods to idols: The changes in the relation to other gods in|
|Biblical literature and the revision in Isaiah 2:18-21. (Beer Sheva, 2004)|