The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) Archives is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for its 2021 fellowship program.
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:
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.
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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.
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.
Joseph Lam and David Lambert will be holding a virtual open house at 4pm on Monday, November 2, to discuss the Ph.D. program in Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for those with interests in the Hebrew Bible and its history of interpretation.