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Zoom Conference Series - Psalmody through the Ages: Music and the Book of Psalms

“Psalmody through the Ages: Music and the Book of Psalms” 
 
Events will be held on November 1, 8, 15, and 22 via Zoom from 12pm to 1:30 PM, EST. To receive the conference Zoom link, please register at JewishMusicForum.org . All Jewish Music Forum programs are FREE and open to the public. 
 
 
The book of Psalms echoes from the ancient Jerusalem Temple to the modern concert hall, and its role as an inspiration for musical works is unquestionable.

Passing of Prof. Haya Bar-Itzhak


H-Judaic is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Prof. Haya Bar-Itzhak (1946-2020), an eminent folklorist and  emeritus chair of Hebrew and Comparative Literature at the University of Haifa.  
Shulamith Z. Berger kindly passed along this news along with the following necrology prepared by Simon Bronner:

TOC: Understanding Covenants and Communities: Jews and Latter-day Saints in Dialogue

The Central Conference of American Rabbis Press and the Brigham Young University Religious Studies Center are pleased to announce the publication of Understanding Covenants and Communities: Jews and Latter-day Saints in Dialogue, edited by Rabbi Mark S. Diamond and Andrew C. Reed, PhD. The volume brings together Jewish and Latter-day Saint scholars to engage in an academic dialogue between these two faiths. It is believed to be the first joint publication by a Jewish and Latter-day Saint press.

Passing of Prof. Michael Zvi Nehorai

H-Judaic is greatly saddened to learn of the passing of Michael Zvi Nehorai (1931-2020), Professor emeritus of Jewish Philosophy at Bar Ilan University.  Born in Moldova, Romania (under the last name Litman), he came to the Land of Israel in 1941, studied at Mercaz HaRav Kook, and completed a doctorate at the Hebrew University.  Prof.

Request for Israel Magazine volume 3 (1970)

I am looking for a copy or scan of Israel Magazine vol. 3 (1970). It is the edition listed here: https://books.google.pl/books/about/Israel_Magazine.html?id=KDkgAQAAMAAJ&redir_esc=y and I am particularly looking for one article here (on the Black Hebrews of Dimona).

Please let me know if you have access to a copy and are able to help me.

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