Call for Articles - Mehqere Hag 12

Jonathan D. Safren yonsaf at
Mon Dec 20 14:37:48 EST 1999

     Scholars in Judaic Studies and related fields are invited to
contribute articles to
Volume12 of Mehqere Hag (Holiday Studies) -  A Journal of Jewish
Culture, to
appear in October 2000. This will be the third year in which articles
will be
published in English as well as Hebrew, with English-language summaries
of the
Hebrew articles and Hebrew summaries of the English ones.
  Mehqere Hag - A Journal of Jewish Culture  is an annual devoted to all
aspects of study of the Jewish Holidays.
Following are some, but not all, of those fields in which articles have
been published
in previous issues

1. Holidays and Festivals in the Biblical Period
2. Holidays and Festivals During Second Temple Times
3. Holidays and Festivals During the Period of the Mishna and Talmud
4. Holidays and Festivals from the Middle Ages through the Renaissance
5. Holidays and Festivals in Modern Times
6. Holidays During the Holocaust
7. Holiday Folklore and Folk Customs
8. Holidays in Literature, Drama, and Art
9. Holiday and Festival Liturgy
10. Jewish Holidays and Festivals in the Church
11. Jewish Wedding Customs

     Articles may be submitted in either Hebrew or English.  Those
written in Hebrew
should include an English-language summary of 200-300 words, while those
in English should include a Hebrew-language summary of similar length.
authors who find it difficult to write a summary in another language
should submit a
summary in the language in which the article is written.
     Articles should be typed in Word for Windows (PC) . In addition to
two copies of
the typescript, please include a 144 MB (3.5”) diskette containing the
text. Please do not fax articles.

     Articles submitted for publication are given to at least two
readers for evaluation,
and authors receive written notification of acceptance or rejection. The
reserve the right to make minor changes ( e. g., spelling, grammar). In
the case of
major changes (content, etc.), the article is returned to the author for
     Authors of articles accepted for publication receive 3 copies of
the issue in which
their article appears.

     The last date for submission of articles to Vol. 12 is 30 April

     Please submit all articles to:

     Dr. Josepg Roth-Rotem
     Chief Editor
     Mehqere Hag
     Center for Jewish Holiday Studies
     Beit Berl College
     44905 Beit Berl Post Office
     e-mail: intmoed at

or to the undersigned:

     Dr. Jonathan D. Safren
     Editor of the English Section
     Mehqere Hag
     Center for Jewish holiday Studies
     Beit Berl College
     44905 Beit Berl Post Office
     e-mail: yonsaf at

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