Ritual Failure and Circumcision in Paul

Warning and disclaimer Our Sages unanimously agree that circumcision is a must legally as in to Cut a covenant, Make a Covenant (karath beriyth) for the nation of Hashem. J Study New Testam. 2017 Sep; 40(1): 73–100.Published online 2017 Aug 4. doi: 10.1177/0142064X17723488PMCID: PMC5732587PMID: 29278265In Search of Real Circumcision: Ritual Failure and Circumcision in PaulPeter-Ben SmitAuthor…

The Emergence of Rabbinic Culture

The Emergence of Rabbinic Culture From the Perspective of Qumran Vered Noam Introduction: From Scripture to Halakhah For so said R. Aha b. Bizana in the name of R. Simeon the Pious: A harp was hanging above David’s bed. As soon as midnight arrived, a North wind came and blew upon it and it played…

Academia.edu

Hi Yaakov, Ariel Mayse (Harvard University, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations) just uploaded a paper on Academia.edu: Beyond the Letters: The Question of Language in the Teachings of Rabbi Dov Baer of Mezritch by Ariel Mayse This thesis examines the philosophy of language of Rabbi Dov Baer of Mezritch (d. 1772), one of the most…

Emergence of the Synagogue

Sacred Realm: The Emergence of the Synagogue in the Ancient World, 1996, Entire manuscript! by Steven Fine | Bookmarked by Albert Baumgarten The rich tradition and profound spirituality of Judaism has touched people the world over for thousands of years. With the arrival in the Near East of Alexander the Great and the destruction of…