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On the original structure and meaning of Mah Nishtannah and the history of its reinterpretation.
(JSIJ - Jewish Studies, an Internet Journal, 2008)
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)
Kol Nidre: Past, present and future.
(JSIJ - Jewish Studies, an Internet Journal, 2013)
On the origin of the Heder-Hadar alternation in Hebrew.
(Monographic Journals of the Near East / Afroasiatic Linguistics, 1974-03-25)
The heder-hadar alternation is limited to nouns with final resonant, because resonants are particularly prone to acquisition of syllabicity, which, in turn, often leads to epenthesis. The construct forms of such nouns ...
From Proto-Hebrew to Mishnaic Hebrew: the history of "-akh" and "-ah".
(Hebrew Annual Review, 1979)
[On] Joshua Blau, "An adverbial construction in Hebrew and Arabic" (1977).
(Afroasiatic Linguistics, 1979)
Disembodied souls: the Nefesh in Israel and kindred spirits in the ancient Near East, with an appendix on the Katumuwa Inscription.
(SBL Press, 2015)
Biblical scholars have long claimed that the Israelites "could not conceive of a disembodied nefesh [soul]." In this book, Richard C. Steiner rejects that claim based on a broad spectrum of textual, linguistic, archaeological, ...
Affricated Ṣade in the semitic languages.
(The American Academy for Jewish Research, 1982)