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Kol Nidre: Past, present and future.
(JSIJ - Jewish Studies, an Internet Journal, 2013)
A Jewish theory of biblical redaction from Byzantium: Its rabbinic roots, its diffusion and its encounter with the Muslim doctrine of falsification.
(JSIJ - Jewish Studies, an Internet Journal, 2003)
The Aramaic Text in Demotic Script.
On the original structure and meaning of Mah Nishtannah and the history of its reinterpretation.
(JSIJ - Jewish Studies, an Internet Journal, 2008)
From Proto-Hebrew to Mishnaic Hebrew: the history of "-akh" and "-ah".
(Hebrew Annual Review, 1979)
דת and עין: Two verbs masquerading as nouns in Moses' blessing (Deuteronomy 33:2, 28).
(Journal of Biblical Literature, 1996)
Irregular spelling is not normally an obstacle to understanding the biblical text. Nevertheless, when the deviant spelling of a rare word coincides with the normal spelling of a common word, exegetes can be misled. I submit ...
Muqdam u-Meʿuḥar and Muqaddam wa-Muʿaḫḫar: On the History of Some Hebrew and Arabic Terms for Hysteron Proteron and Anastrophe.
(University of Chicago Press, 2007-01)
The Judeo-Arabic commentaries of R. Saadia Gaon (882–942) and his successors contain a number of exegetical terms that were used earlier by quranic exegetes, for example, haqiqah wa-majaz “expressions that are literally ...