New Issue of Sidra: A Journal for the Study of Rabbinic Literature, No. 33 (2021) is out

This Hebrew language journal (with English summaries) offers articles on the critical study of Talmudic and Halakhic issues.

The new volume features the following articles:

Yosef Marcus: “The Role of the Priest in Tractate Arakhin – Various Trends in the Tannaitic Literature,” 9-22.

John Glucker, “Crowned with Good Manners,” 23-35.

Michal Bar-Asher Siegal, “’Fool, Look to the End of the Verse’: B. Ḥullin 87a and its Christian Background,” 37-63.

Amram and Adin Tropper, “’A Man Once Deposited Jewels with his Neighbor’ (B. Bava Metzia 35a): A Simple Story?” 65-85.

David Sabato, “From Halakhah (Law) to Maaseh (Incident):’An Incident that Happened’ as the Alleged Reason for an Enactment in the Babylonian Talmud,” 87-104. 

Avraham Stav and Uri Ehrlich, “The Ancient Versions of ‘Emet Veyatziv’ in the Cairo Genizah Prayer-Books,” 105-124. 

Avraham Yoskovich, “Ein Att(A) Omed Be-Meimekha: An Enigmatic Phrase, Physiology and Religious Morality in Rabbinic Midrash and Piyyut from the Byzantine Period,” 125-138.

Simcha Emanuel, “Responsa of Rabbi Hayim Or Zaru’a,” 139-183.

Yoel Marciano, “The Sugya Ḥamura of R. Yehuda Ibn Bolat,” 185-207.

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About Andreas Lehnertz

As a Juniorprofessor of Medieval History specializing in Jewish History at Trier University, I delve into the intricate tapestry of social, cultural, and religious European history. My academic pursuits are centered around the nuanced dynamics of daily Christian-Jewish relations, the exploration of marginal Hebrew and Yiddish charter notes, the study of Jewish as well as general sealing practices, and the profound examination of Jewish craftspeople. I wrote a book about "Jewish Seals in the Medieval German Empire: The Authentication and Self-Representation of Jewish Men and Women" (in German). My expertise has been further honed through my roles as a postdoctoral fellow in the ERC project "Beyond the Elite – Jewish Daily Life in Medieval Europe" at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and as a member of the Martin Buber Society in the Humanities and Social Sciences, also at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Currently, I am writing book that delves into the intriguing world of "Jewish Craftspeople in Medieval Ashkenaz." Through my research and publications, I aim to contribute meaningfully to the academic discourse surrounding medieval history, providing valuable insights into the rich tapestry of European history during this pivotal period.