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March 2022

Legal Works in the Judeo-Arabic Milieu: Islamic Thought Embedded within Jewish Law
Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Legal Works in the Judeo-Arabic Milieu: Islamic Thought Embedded within Jewish Law
Featuring: Zvi Stampfer, Orot Israel College
 Legal Knowledge and Everyday Practice in Medieval Ashkenaz
Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Legal Knowledge and Everyday Practice in Medieval Ashkenaz
Featuring: Elisheva Baumgarten, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Copyists, Collectors, and Curators: Stocking the Rabbinic Bookshelf
Thursday, March 10, 2022
Copyists, Collectors, and Curators: Stocking the Rabbinic Bookshelf
Featuring: Joshua Teplitsky, Stony Brook University
Designing the Daf: The Creation of the Talmud Page as We Know It
Thursday, March 3, 2022
Designing the Daf: The Creation of the Talmud Page as We Know It
Featuring: Edward Fram, Ben Gurion University of the Negev
Why Couldn’t Proselytes Serve on the Sanhedrin? Reconsidering the Status of Gerim as Framed by the Rabbis
Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Why Couldn’t Proselytes Serve on the Sanhedrin? Reconsidering the Status of Gerim as Framed by the Rabbis
Featuring: Yael Wilfand, Bar-Ilan University

February 2022

Dreams of Spain: Old and New Judeo-Spanish (Ladino) Songs
Thursday, February 24, 2022
Dreams of Spain: Old and New Judeo-Spanish (Ladino) Songs
Featuring: Edwin Seroussi, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Grazia Pereira de Leon vs. Josef Gabai Villareal: Shedding Light on Legal Pluralism in 18th-Century Livorno
Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Grazia Pereira de Leon vs. Josef Gabai Villareal: Shedding Light on Legal Pluralism in 18th-Century Livorno
Featuring: Evelyne Oliel-Grausz, Sorbonne
The Oral Torah in Judeo-Arabic
Wednesday, February 9, 2022
The Oral Torah in Judeo-Arabic
Featuring: Marc Herman, York University, Toronto
Regulating without Control: Rabbinic Constructions of “Jewish” Territory in Roman Palestine
Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Regulating without Control: Rabbinic Constructions of “Jewish” Territory in Roman Palestine
Featuring: Hanan Mazeh, Ben Gurion University of the Negev