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Professors on the Parashah: Studies on the Weekly Torah Reading
Professors on the Parashah: Studies on the Weekly Torah Reading
 
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Leib Moscovitz (editor)

Publisher: Urim Publications


This volume consists of studies on the weekly Torah reading by members of the faculty of Bar-Ilan Uni­ver­sity. These studies reflect Bar-Ilan University scholarship at its best – a unique combination of Torah scholarship and knowledge of traditional Jewish sources with excellence in the sciences and hu­manities. The studies in this volume present novel insights into the weekly Torah readings in light of diverse aca­demic disciplines, syn­the­sizing the sacred with the secular and the spiritual with the sci­en­tific.

Bar-Ilan University, which just celebrated its jubilee year, is the largest institution of higher edu­cation in Israel. The University’s unique message about the importance of integrating Torah study with general knowledge is being embraced by increasingly large numbers of Israelis. In these times of strife and division, Bar-Ilan University presents a rare model of cooperation and mutual respect between religious and nonreligious Jews, of the cen­trality of Jewish tradition combined with an aspiration for academic excellence.

Professor Leib Moscovitz is Associate Professor of Talmud at Bar-Ilan University in Israel. He received his BA and MA from Yeshiva University and his Ph.D. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and was ordained as a rabbi by the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary. He is the author of Talmudic Reasoning: From Casuistics to Conceptualization, as well as dozens of scholarly articles.


Hardcover, 359 pages
ISBN 965-7108-74-8
Publication: 2005
Published with Bar-Ilan University


Contributors:

Zohar Amar
Aryeh Arazi
Nathan Aviezer
Yonah Bar Maoz
Yair Barkai
Menachem Ben-Yashar
Hayyim Borgansky
Yaakov Charlap
Yuval Cherlow
Aaron Demsky
David Elgavish
Yehuda Feliks
Amos Frisch
Devorah Ganz
Haim Genizi
Israel Zvi Gilat
David Henshke
Carmi Horowitz
Avigdor Hurovitz
Hannah Kasher
Moshe Kaveh
Alexander Klein
Admiel Kosman
Dov Landau
Rachel Lifshitz
Yosef Ofer
Yossi Peretz
Rivka Raviv
Shaul Regev
Yisrael Samet
Yaron Seri
Yael Shemesh
Daniel Sperber
Shubert Spero
Yaakov Spiegel
Hayyim Talbi
Yael Tzohar
Itamar Wahrhaftig
Abraham Walfish
Judah Zoldan

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