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Professors on the Parashah

Studies on the Weekly Torah Reading

Leib Moscovitz (Editor)


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Forty members of the faculty of Bar-Ilan University contribute studies on the weekly Torah reading in this book. These studies reflect the scholarship of Bar-Ilan University at its best—a unique combination of Torah scholarship and knowledge of traditional Jewish sources with excellence in the sciences and humanities. The studies in this volume present novel insights into the weekly Torah readings in light of diverse academic disciplines, synthesizing the sacred with the secular and the spiritual with the scientific.

Praise For Professors on the Parashah: Studies on the Weekly Torah Reading

"This book is highly recommended for a general audience, particularly of interest for synagogue and school libraries."  —Association of Jewish Libraries Newsletter

"Anyone interested in Bible study will be captivated by the new insights."  —Lifestyles Magazine

"Utilizing the most advanced scholarship, both religious and secular, and drawing both from religious and scientific sources, this volume treats each and every parsha of Torah learning as a sacred journey—one that regards the reader as an intellectually aware individual, who is being taught, not preached to or admonished."  —Jewish Star

Urim Publications, 9789657108741, 359pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2005

About the Author

Leib Moscovitz is an associate professor of Talmud at Bar-Ilan University in Israel. He is the author of Talmudic Reasoning: From Casuistics to Conceptualization, as well as dozens of scholarly articles.