My article ”The Conversion of Ruth in Targum Ruth” has just been published in Review of Rabbinic Judaism, Volume 16, Issue 2, 2013. Due to Brill’s generous policies, you may find the article on this site under the “Targum Ruth” tab above.
I received an email from Logos Bible Software asking me to share the news that they are working on an English translation of Strack and Billerbeck’s Kommentar zum Neuen Testament aus Talmud und Midrasch. This will certainly be a great addition to English language resources once available. Logos Bible Software is pleased to announce the first-ever […]
This morning NPR ran a great piece about the Loyal League of Yiddish Sons of Erin in New York City. Newspaper Excerpt On Loyal League’s Annual Banquet ” ‘Green bagels,’ assured Michael Mann, president of the Loyal League of Yiddish Sons of Erin. ‘They’re good if you acquire a taste for them. We’re kosher Irish.’ “What’s […]
The story starts here, with a NY state assemblyman from Brooklyn, Dov Hikind dressed in black face as a basketball player at a Purim party. Now watch this. The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook
Tablet Magazine – A.B. Yehoshua Calls American Jews “Partial Jews” A collection of American students shrug him off By Tal Kra-Oz|February 19, 2013 12:31 PM| Sunday afternoon at an auditorium in Jerusalem, A.B. Yehoshua, one of Israel’s most famous novelists, walked up to the podium, smiled at the several hundred young Americans in the […]