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

  • What is the Mishnah? (Panel 6) January 19, 2021 at 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Zoom meeting Links to join the individual sessions are pasted below, please register in advance:(after registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting)International Zoom workshop Co-sponsored by the Center for Jewish Studies, Harvard University; the Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law, Harvard Law School; and the Littauer Chair in Hebrew Literature and Philosophy, Harvard University  Panel…
  • What is the Mishnah? (Panel 7) January 21, 2021 at 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Zoom meeting Links to join the individual sessions are pasted below, please register in advance:(after registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting)International Zoom workshop Co-sponsored by the Center for Jewish Studies, Harvard University; the Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law, Harvard Law School; and the Littauer Chair in Hebrew Literature and Philosophy, Harvard University  Panel…
  • Kiril Feferman: To Flee or Not to Flee? Soviet Jews Face the German Invasion February 24, 2021 at 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm Register for Zoom Webinar or Watch live on Facebook https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1KI98JyBRwuz9UeMxPsiVAhttps://www.facebook.com/DCRES/Jews as a group were never mentioned in Soviet evacuation orders, which prioritized withdrawal of the Party, Soviet and security agency functionaries, as well as those employed in defense industries. During the Cold War, this led to allegations of Soviet indifference to the fate of the Jews; accusations that they were deliberately abandoned to their…