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The Unpronounceable Name of God: Concluding a Journey Through the Hebrew Bible – Literary Hub

| May 10, 2022

The Cosmic Library explores massive books in order to explore everything else. Here, books that can seem overwhelmingbooks of dreams, infinity, mysteriesturn out to be intensely accessible, offering so many different ways to read them and think with them.

A 700-Year-Old Hebrew Prayer Book at the MFA Houston Is the Beneficiary of This Years TEFAF Museum Restoration Fund – artnet News

| May 10, 2022

This weekend, art lovers are flocking to the Park Avenue Armory for TEFAF, the esteemed art fair that brings together art, jewels, and antiquities from across the ages.

The Power of Exclusion | Hebrew College Wendy Linden – Patheos

| May 10, 2022

By Rabbi Jim Morgan Parashat Emor(Leviticus 21:1-24:23) When Im teaching, I often receive feedback from people that they are outraged by this or that passage in the Torah.

Daniel Watson Appointed Professor of Old Testament for Grand Rapids Theological Seminary – Cornerstone University

| May 10, 2022

Cornerstone University is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Watson, Ph.D., as professor of Old Testament for Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. Dr

The Fight for Philosophy in Medieval Provence – The Commentator – The Commentator

| May 10, 2022

Often, medieval Jewry is conceived through the simple binary of Ashkenaz and Sefard. However, this binary view erases many distinct regional identities that existed at the time

What is the Glossa Ordinaria? – Aleteia

| May 10, 2022

The Glossa Ordinaria is, simply put, an extensive medieval collection of biblical commentaries. Literally speaking, a glossa is an annotation, originally found in the margins of the biblical text, that some copyist would add to clarify the meaning of a word in either Hebrew or Greek the word glossa being originally Greek itself, meaning tongue and, by extension, language. Most of these marginal commentaries helped standardize the biblical text and the ways in which biblical languages themselves were transmitted

Jerusalems ugliest building slated for demolition to make way for luxury tower – The Times of Israel

| May 10, 2022

Eleven years after the approval process started, the Amir Center in Jerusalem, a building dubbed the ugliest in the city, is set for demolition later this year. Also known as the Shufersal Building, the seven-story structure stands on the corner of Agron Street, facing King George Street and Paris Square

Tales from the Heart: True confessions of a hummus snob – ISRAEL21c

| May 10, 2022

Its 7:30 on Friday morning and I am massaging a bowlful of chickpeas in water.

What’s the Difference Between the NIV, NRSV, and Other Bible Translations? – Sojourners

| May 10, 2022

Most American readers of the Bible depend on English translations. Professional translators make interpretive choices in their work all of the time

‘Light onto the nations’: Hebrew University and affiliates strive for knowledge, achievement and peace – JNS.org

| May 8, 2022

(May 6, 2022 / JNS) American Friends of the Hebrew University held its annual SCOPUS Award Gala on April 28, where two politically involved couples from opposite parties were given the prestigious award in a show of bipartisanship and unity on behalf of the universitys mission. Nearly 200 people filled the ballroom of the Four Seasons Hotel in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., where, earlier in the day, the Republican Jewish Coalition held its annual leadership meeting.


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