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Kol Nidre: Past, present and future.
(JSIJ - Jewish Studies, an Internet Journal, 2013)
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, ...
“Getting Along” in Parkchester: A New Era in Jewish–Irish Relations in New York City 1940–1970.
Abstract: The history of conflict between New York City’s Irish Americans and east European Jews dates back to the close of the 19th century. They disputed over jobs, union memberships, housing, and frequently over ...
(The Metaphysics Research Lab Center for the Study of Language and Information Stanford University Stanford, CA 94305-4115, 2019)
Phonemic Spelling and Scriptio Continua for Sandhi Phenomena and Glottal Stop Deletion: Proto-Sinaitic vs. Hebrew.
(University of Chicago Press, 2016)
Orthographic depth is the name given to one of the criteria for classifying writing systems. One definition of this term is given by Henry Rogers: “In a writing system which is orthographically shallow, graphemes represent ...
Review Essay: Covenant, history and the Holocaust: Revisiting Emil Fackenheim's Jewish philosophy.
(Cambridge University Press, 2016)
In the twentieth century, historical circumstance in the form of the Holocaust led to theodicy's returning to the forefront of the philosophical agenda, particularly in Jewish thought. As a result, post-Holocaust theology ...