Publications

ALL PUBLICATIONS AVAILABLE AT THE HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS


A Biblical Translation in the Making
The Evolution and Impact of Saadia Gaon’s Tafsīr

By Richard C. Steiner

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Arguing the Modern Jewish Canon 
Essays on Literature and Culture in Honor of Ruth R. Wisse

Edited by Justin Daniel Cammy, Dara Horn, Alyssa Quint,
and Rachel Rubinstein

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Maimonides after 800 Years
Essays on Maimonides and his Influence

Edited by Jay M. Harris

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Prayers that Cite Scripture 
Biblical Quotation in Jewish Prayers from Antiquity through the Middle Ages

Edited by James L. Kugel

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Be’erot Yitzhak 
Studies in Memory of Isadore Twersky

Edited by Jay M. Harris

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On Long Winter Nights
Memoirs of a Jewish Family in a Galician Township, 1870-1900

Hinde Bergner 
Edited and translated by Justin Daniel Cammy

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The Pride of Jacob
Essays on Jacob Katz and His Work

Edited by Isadore Twersky
Edited by Jay M. Harris

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The Bible as it Was
Winner of the 2001 Grawemeyer Award in Religion

By James L. Kugel

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Traditions of the Bible
A Guide to the Bible As It Was at the Start of the Common Era

By James L. Kugel

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Rabbi Abraham Ibn Ezra
Studies in the Writings of a Twelfth-Century Jewish Polymath

Edited by Isadore Twersky
Edited by Jay M. Harris


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Studies in Medieval Jewish History and Literature
Volume III

Edited by Isadore Twersky
Edited by Jay M. Harris

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Studies in Medieval Jewish History and Literature
Volume II

Edited by Isadore Twersky 

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Studies in Medieval Jewish History and Literature
Volume I

Edited by Isadore Twersky 

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Upcoming Events

  • Leora Auslander: Diasporic Home-making: Jews in Paris and Berlin in the 20th Century October 24, 2019 at 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Harvard University, Adolphus Busch Hall, 27 Kirkland Street, Hoffman Room, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA Leora Auslander, Professor of European Social History and the Arthur and Joann Rasmussen Professor in Western Civilization, The University of ChicagoTwo inventories.A Paris Interior c. 1940. The dining room:1 Henri II sideboard with matching table and chairs; 1 tea table; 3 old pewter pots; Assorted paintings: 2 views of Rouen, 1 of the Marché de…
  • Maya Arad "Not a Good Time for Hebrew?" October 25, 2019 at 9:15 am – 10:30 am Sever Hall, Room 113, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138 Maya Arad, Hebrew author and writer in residence at the Taube Center for Jewish Studies at Stanford University, will discuss her novella The Hebrew Teacher, a portrait of an individual and a discipline at a significant turning point in their life.Sponsored by the Center for Jewish StudiesThis lecture is free and open to the public(Please…
  • Reading Amos Oz Through Many Eyes October 30, 2019 at 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Barker Center, Thompson Room, 12 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA Reflections by:Professor Boaz BarakGordon McKay Professor of Computer Science, Department of Computer Science, Harvard UniversityDr. Ofrit LiviatanLecturer on law and politics, Department of Government, Harvard UniversityProfessor Abraham LoebFrank B. Baird, Jr., Professor of Science, Department of Astronomy, Harvard UniversityProfessor Derek PenslarWilliam Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History, Department of History, Harvard UniversityModerated byDr. Irit AharonySenior…