Sunday, June 21, 2009

Vol 7 of JSIJ

Some articles of Late Antique and Medieval Interest:

We are pleased to announce the official publication of vol. 7 of JSIJ
(Jewish Studies - an Internet Journal), which includes the following
articles (abstracts of these articles appear at the end of this email):

Richard C. Steiner, On the Original Structure and Meaning of Mah Nishtannah and the History of Its Reinterpretation (Eng.)

Yitzhak Berger, The Commentary on Proverbs in MS Vatican Ebr. 89 and the Early Exegesis of Radak (Eng.)

Ishay Rosen-Zvi, Responsive Blessings and the Development of the Tannaitic Liturgical System (Heb.)

Avraham Walfish, Creative Redaction and the Power of Desire –
A Study of the Redaction of Tractate Qiddushin: Mishnah, Tosefta, and Babylonian Talmud (Heb.)

Ronit Shoshany, A Study of Two Tales in Midrash Ruth Zuta And Their Adaptation in Hibbur Yafeh me-ha-Yeshu‛ah (Heb.)

Itzhak Hershkowitz, Studies in the Transmission of the Oral Torah According to Maimonides' Introduction to the Mishneh Torah (Heb.)

Jair Haas, Rashbam on the Song of Songs: A Reconsideration (Heb.)

Yosef Ofer, Determining the Masoretic Text of the Bible: Rabbi Mordechai Breuer and His Methods and Sources (Heb.)

You can download (view, print, etc.) the articles by going to the
following website and clicking the appropriate links (Word or PDF):

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