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The Trial of the Talmud

The Trial of the Talmud

MRB September 28, 2017 0

Anti-Judaism and the Talmud in Medieval French Society The thirteenth century was a tumultuous time for the Jews of France. New regulations limited Jews’ ability to charge interest on loans and take pledges. Jewish

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Jewish City Values – by Rachel Gordan

Jewish City Values – by Rachel Gordan

Rachel Gordan September 24, 2016 0

“Wait, is he talking about us?” In one of the many highlights/lowlights of this presidential election season, presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz accused Donald Trump of having “New York values” during a January 2016

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The Enemies of our Enemies: Islam in Nazi Germany – By Mehnaz M. Afridi

The Enemies of our Enemies: Islam in Nazi Germany – By Mehnaz M. Afridi

Mehnaz M. Afridi December 29, 2015 0

Mehnaz Afridi on Motadel’s Islam and Nazi Germany’s War The study of Muslims during World War II, Muslims and their role in the Holocaust and Muslim attitudes towards Jews during the Holocaust is a

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Job the German: A Mystery Play. – A Translation by Scott C. Jones

Job the German: A Mystery Play. – A Translation by Scott C. Jones

Scott C. Jones April 3, 2015 0

Scott C. Jones’s translation of Kurt Eggers’s Das Spiel von Job dem Deutschen. Ein Mysterium. Scott C. Jones’s Introduction Kurt Eggers’s Das Spiel von Job dem Deutschen. Ein Mysterium. Direct links to sections of the play: 5,

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Das Spiel von Job dem Deutschen. Ein Mysterium. – By Kurt Eggers

Das Spiel von Job dem Deutschen. Ein Mysterium. – By Kurt Eggers

Scott C. Jones April 3, 2015 0

Kurt Eggers’s Das Spiel von Job dem Deutschen. Ein Mysterium. Scott C. Jones’s Introduction Scott C. Jones’s Translation, Job the German: A Mystery Play. Berlin-Südende: Volkschaft Verlag für Buch-Bühne und Film, 1933. Direct links to sections

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Was Heidegger a Semitic Nomad? – By Michael Inwood

Was Heidegger a Semitic Nomad? – By Michael Inwood

Michael Inwood February 17, 2015 1

Michael Inwood on Projection and Heidegger’s Black Notebooks Martin Heidegger (1889-1976) is a controversial figure. He is widely revered, especially in France but now also by many in the English-speaking world, as a great philosopher,

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An Invented Revolution – By Jonathan Klawans

An Invented Revolution – By Jonathan Klawans

Jonathan Klawans August 26, 2014 0

Jonathan Klawans in the Jew and Judean Forum Many learned colleagues have written detailed analyses of these matters and I’ve been asked to explain my view. I am glad to do so in this format for I

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Hiding from the Fourth Gospel’s Tragic Reception History – By Ruth Sheridan

Hiding from the Fourth Gospel’s Tragic Reception History – By Ruth Sheridan

Ruth Sheridan August 26, 2014 1

Ruth Sheridan in the Jew and Judean Forum Reinhartz raises the important question of how we ought to translate the Greek word Ioudaios in the ancient sources, and she situates this within a broader context

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Ancient Jews or Judeans? Different Questions, Different Answers – By Steve Mason

Ancient Jews or Judeans? Different Questions, Different Answers – By Steve Mason

Steve Mason August 26, 2014 2

Steve Mason in the Jew and Judean Forum In 2006, when the first volumes of Brill’s Flavius Josephus: Translation and Commentary had appeared, an anonymous user of the PACE [Project on Ancient Cultural Engagement] website, which

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How We Choose to Write History

How We Choose to Write History

David Nirenberg December 17, 2013 0

David Nirenberg responds to the Forum on Anti-Judaism We know that “books, too, have their fates,” but all too seldom is that fate as fortunate as this: to be read at all, let alone

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