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    • Rashi on Isaiah 53: Exegetical judgment or response to the Crusade? 

      Berger, David (De Gruyter, 2021)
      What I think all this means is that the vicarious atonement interpretation of Isaiah 53 demonstrably exercised a powerful, even compelling attraction for some medieval Jews other than Rashi on purely exegetical grounds. ...
    • Understanding the Uneven Reception of Rabbenu Tam’s Taqqanot 

      Kanarfogel, Ephraim (De Gruyter, 2021)
      In Jewish Self-Government in the Middle Ages, which first appeared nearly a century ago, Louis Finkelstein gathered a full range of super-communal taqqanot (ordinances) that were enacted in medieval Europe. The fourth ...