Their topics include bestial bodies on the Jewish margins: race, ethnicity, and Otherness in medieval manuscripts illuminated for Jews; from sexual enlightenment to racial antisemitism: gender, sex, and Jewishness in Wiemar cinema's monsters; monsters in the testimonies of Holocaust survivors; the raging rabbi: aggression and agency in an early modern Yiddish werewolf tale (Mayse-bukh 1602); and rabbinic
monsters: the world of wonder and rabbinic
culture at the turn of the 19th century.
Among Cohen's most striking conclusions is that the element of originality in Maimonides's code is most effective when it is all but imperceptible to even the most trained rabbinic
Hayim Kanievskyfull name, Shmaryahu Yosef Hayim Kanievskyis an exceptional rabbinic
Kaplan (Professor of Rabbinics
and Jewish Philosophy in the Department of Jewish Studies of McGill University in Montreal), "Maimonides: Between Philosophy and Halakhah" is the first and only comprehensive study of the philosophy of Maimonides by the noted 20th-century rabbinic
scholar and thinker, Rabbi Joseph B.
The CJV, directed by prominent rabbinic
leaders and representing hundreds of rabbis across North America, aims to "articulate an authentic Jewish perspective on current events, and [promote] Jewish values through writing and teaching derived from traditional Jewish thought.
In the present study I explore the relationship between these dual dimensions of discipline within Jewish wisdom traditions and early rabbinic
Fraade, among the leading scholars in the held of early rabbinic
interpretation and thought in comparative context, brings together a number of his most important studies, almost all of them previously published.
To complement the many studies of rabbinic
creativity in Europe, Zohar surveys the phenomenon in response to changes in modern Iraq, Syria, and Egypt.
The book sets out to defend Ephrem against the charge of "anti-Judaism." Narinskaya undertakes this by comparing Ephrem's exegetical and hermeneutical strategies to those found in rabbinic
An analysis of the voting body, the factors at play and how religious Zionists could have gotten one Chief Rabbinic
seat, rather than losing both to the hareidi candidates, Rabbi David Lau of United Torah Judaism and Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef of Shas.
To some, the girl was a moser, a rabbinic
term for a Jew who informs on another Jew.