Departmental Papers (Jewish Studies)

Departmental Papers (Jewish Studies)

 

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Submissions from 2016

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Janus Parallelism in Job 1:20, Michael Carasik

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Means and End(ing)s: Nomos Versus Narrative in Early Rabbinic Exegesis, Natalie B. Dohrmann

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Sacred Law: Greek, Roman, Jewish, Natalie B. Dohrmann

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Review of Charles Berlin, Harvard Judaica in the 21st Century, Arthur Kiron

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The 12 Covenants of Pinchas Hurwitz: How an 18th-Century Eastern European Kabbalist Jew Produced One of the First Hebrew Bestsellers, David B. Ruderman

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The Blessing of Gerson D. Cohen, David B. Ruderman

Submissions from 2015

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Can “Law” Be Private? The Mixed Message of Rabbinic Oral Law, Natalie B. Dohrmann

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Heralds of Duty: The Sephardic Italian Jewish Theological Seminary of Sabato Morais, Arthur Kiron

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Are Jews the Only True Monotheists? Some Critical Reflections in Jewish Thought from the Renaissance to the Present, David B. Ruderman

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Early Modern Jewish History, David B. Ruderman

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The Transformations of Judaism, David B. Ruderman

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Towards a Preliminary Portrait of an Evangelical Missionary to the Jews: The Many Faces of Alexander McCaul (1799-1863), David B. Ruderman

Papers from 2014

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Alfred Moldovan, 1921–2013, Arthur Kiron

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Curating Judaica in a Digital Age, Arthur Kiron

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Daniel J. Rettberg, 1952–2013, Arthur Kiron

Submissions from 2013

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Review of Yair Zakovitch and Avigdor Shinan, From Gods to God: How the Bible Debunked, Suppressed, or Changed Ancient Myths and Legends, Michael Carasik

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Introduction: Rethinking Romanness, Provincializing Christendom, Annette Yoshiko Reed and Natalie B. Dohrmann

Submissions from 2012

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Review of Alan F. Segal, Sinning in the Hebrew Bible: How the Worst Stories Speak for Its Truth, Michael Carasik

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Review of Joel M. Hoffman, And God Said: How Translations Conceal the Bible's Original Meaning, Michael Carasik

Papers from 2011

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A Renaissance of Jewish Readers in Victorian Philadelphia, Arthur Kiron

Submissions from 2010

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Syntactic Double Translation in the Targumim, Michael Carasik

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100 Years of JQR and Rabbinic Judaism, Natalie B. Dohrmann

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Review of Piet Van Boxel and Sabine Arndt (Eds.), Crossing Borders: Hebrew Manuscripts as a Meeting Place of Cultures, Arthur Kiron

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Three Reviewers and the Academic Style of the Jewish Quarterly Review at Midcentury, David B. Ruderman

Submissions from 2009

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A Deuteronomic Voice in the Joseph Story, Michael Carasik

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Review of Mark Leuchter, The Polemics of Exile in Jeremiah 26-45, Michael Carasik

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Capital Punishment: Judaism, Natalie B. Dohrmann

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Name Calling: Thinking About (the Study of) Judaism in Late Antiquity, Natalie B. Dohrmann

Papers from 2008

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Review of Zeev Gries, The Book in the Jewish World 1700-1900, Arthur Kiron

Submissions from 2007

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Review of J. Maxwell Miller and John H. Hayes, A History of Ancient Israel and Judah, Michael Carasik

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Review of Yosef Goldman, Hebrew Printing in America, 1735– 1926: A History and Annotated Bibliography, Arthur Kiron

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Le Ghetto et les Débuts de l'Europe Nouvelle: Vers une Nouvelle Interpretation, David B. Ruderman

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The Impact of Early Modern Jewish Thought on the Eighteenth Century: A Challenge to the Notion of the Sephardi Mystique, David B. Ruderman

Submissions from 2006

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Review of Bruce Waltke, The Book of Proverbs, Chapters 1-15, Michael Carasik

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Transcending the Boundary of Death: Ecclesiastes Through a Nabokovian Lens, Michael Carasik

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An Atlantic Jewish Republic of Letters?, Arthur Kiron

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Review of Charles Berlin, Harvard Judaica: A History and Description of the Judaica Collection in the Harvard College Library, Arthur Kiron

Submissions from 2005

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Review of Alfredo Fabio Borodowski, Issac Abravanel on Miracles, Creation, Prophecy and Evil: The Tension Between Medieval Jewish Philosophy and Biblical Commentary, Michael Carasik

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Review of Duck-Woo Nam, Talking About God: Job 42: 7-9 and the Nature of God in the Book of Job, Michael Carasik

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La Casa Editrice Belforte E L'Arte Della Stampa in Ladino/The Belforte Publishing House and the Art of Ladino Printing, Arthur Kiron

Papers from 2004

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Mythologizing 1654, Arthur Kiron

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Varieties of Haskalah: Sabato Morais's Program of Sephardi Rabbinic Humanism in Victorian America, Arthur Kiron

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Greenville Diary: A Norther Rabbi Confronts the Deep South, 1966-1970, David B. Ruderman

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Review of Adam Sutcliffe, Judaism and Enlightenment, David B. Ruderman

Submissions from 2003

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Midrash: The Story Behind the Story, Michael Carasik

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Qohelet's Twists and Turns, Michael Carasik

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Review of Michael V. Fox, Character and Ideology in the Book of Esther, Michael Carasik

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The Boundaries of the Law and the Problem of Jurisdiction in an Early Palestinian Midrash, Natalie B. Dohrmann

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Review of Stefan C. Reif, A Jewish Archive from Old Cairo: The History of Cambridge University's Genizah Collection, Arthur Kiron

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Reflecting on American Jewish History, David B. Ruderman

Submissions from 2002

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Three Biblical Beginnings, Michael Carasik

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Review of John M. Efron, Medicine and the German Jews: A History, David B. Ruderman

Submissions from 2001

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Exegetical Implications of the Masoretic Cantillation Marks in Ecclesiastes, Michael Carasik

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Livornese Traces in American Jewish History: Sabato Morais and Elia Benamozegh, Arthur Kiron

Submissions from 2000

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Review of Yairah Amit, Shoftim (Judges: Introduction and Commentary), Michael Carasik

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The Professionalization of Wisdom: The Legacy of Dropsie College and Its Library, Arthur Kiron

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Jewish Medicine and Science, David B. Ruderman

Submissions from 1999

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To See a Sound: A Deuteronomic Re-Reading of Exodus 20:15, Michael Carasik

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Was There an English Parallel to the German Haskalah?, David B. Ruderman

Submissions from 1997

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Response to Aryeh Cohen "Notes Towards an Erotics of Martyrdom", Michael Carasik

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Review of William P. Brown, Character in Crisis: A Fresh Approach to the Wisdom Literature of the Old Testament, Michael Carasik

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The Cultural Significance of the Ghetto in Jewish History, David B. Ruderman

Papers from 1996

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"Dust and Ashes": The Funeral and Forgetting of Sabato Morais, Arthur Kiron

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Review of Robert Bonfil, Jewish Life in Renaissance Italy, David B. Ruderman

Submissions from 1995

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Ruth 2,7: Why the Overseer Was Embarrassed, Michael Carasik

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Medieval and Modern Jewish History, David B. Ruderman

Submissions from 1994

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Who Were the “Men of Hezekiah” (Proverbs XXV 1)?, Michael Carasik

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Review of Gad Freudenthal (Ed.), Studies on Gersonides: A Fourteenth-Century Jewish Philosopher-Scientist, David B. Ruderman

Submissions from 1993

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Review of Ilana Zinguer, L'Hébreu au Temps de la Renaissance, David B. Ruderman

Submissions from 1992

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Jewish Preaching and the Language of Science: The Sermons of Azariah Figo, David B. Ruderman

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Jewish Thought in Newtonian England: The Career and Writings of David Nieto (In Memory of Jacob J. Petuchowski), David B. Ruderman

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Tragedy and Transcendence: The Meaning of 1492 for Jewish History, David B. Ruderman

Submissions from 1991

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Review of Yosef Kaplan, Henry Méchoulan, and Richard H. Popkin, Menasseh ben Israel and His World, David B. Ruderman

Submissions from 1989

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At the Intersection of Cultures: The Historical Legacy of Italian Jewry Prior to the Emancipation, David B. Ruderman

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The Academic Study of Judaism: A Challenge to the Reform Rabbi, David B. Ruderman

Submissions from 1988

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Some Literary and Iconographic Influences of the Renaissance and Baroque on Sefer Gei Hizzayon of Abraham ben Hananiyah Yagel, David B. Ruderman

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The Italian Renaissance and Jewish Thought, David B. Ruderman

Submissions from 1987

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Review of Jonathan I. Israel, European Jewry in the Age of Mercantilism 1550-1750, David B. Ruderman

Submissions from 1986

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Rabbi and Teacher, David B. Ruderman

Submissions from 1984

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Review of Johann Reuchlin, On the Art of the Kabbalah, David B. Ruderman

Submissions from 1982

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Review of Paul Lawrence Rose, Bodin and the Great God of Nature: The Moral and Religious Universe of a Judaiser, David B. Ruderman

Submissions from 1975

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Giovanni Mercurio da Correggio's Appearance in Italy as Seen through the Eyes of an Italian Jew, David B. Ruderman