[b-hebrew] Moed 19- Call for Papers

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Fri Jul 18 01:48:06 EDT 2008



Mo'ed - Annual for Jewish Studies


Mo'ed - Annual for Jewish Studies, is now accepting papers for Vol. 19, to appear in  April-May 2009. Mo'ed is a refereed annual devoted to all branches and periods of Jewish Studies, and welcomes original contributions in these fields. Articles may be submitted for publication either in Hebrew or in English. Hebrew articles are to include an English abstract and English articles are to include a Hebrew abstract of 200-300 words. Articles are to be typed using a Word for Windows-compatible word processor and should be submitted in two hard copies accompanied by a disk(ette). Electronic transmission as an e-mail Word-for-Windows attachment is an acceptable alternative, but it is recommended to submit hard copies and (disk)ette as well. Bibliographical references and other notes are to be typed as footnotes. For all other matters of style and usage - spelling and punctuation, use of numbers, emphases, abbreviations, citation of texts and bibliographical references, contributors are referred to the Guidelines for Contributors appearing (in both Hebrew and English) in Mo'ed 18 (2008), or to Tarbiz 51 (1982), pp. 167-169 (however, please note the exceptions to the Tarbiz format). The final date for submission of articles to Vol. 18 is 31 December 2008. Articles are to be submitted to:


Dr. Arie Don


Dr, Jonathan D. Safren


Mo'ed - Annual for Jewish Studies

Center for Jewish Culture

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Following is a list of the articles and reviews appearing in Mo'ed 18 (2008):


English Section

Shlomo E. Glicksberg     The Tree as a Hazard: the Evolvement of a Halakhah     

Remy Landau               A Rapid Search for All the Day Counts in Any Hebrew Year Span


Book Reviews

Lawrence Besserman    On: Robert Alter, The Five Books of Moses: A Translation with


Athalya Brenner            On: David. E. S. Stein (ed.), The Contemporary Torah: A Gender-

                                       Sensitive Adaptation of the JPS Translation

English Abstracts


Hebrew Section

Gali Dinnur                  The Story of Cain and Abel (Gen. 4:1-16): The Supreme Value of

                                    Human Life

Yitzhak (Itzik) Peleg      Was Lot a Good Host? 

Hanan Eshel                 Forty Years of Research on the Temple Scroll (11QTemple)

Yaakov Y. Teppler        "Do not Give the Minim an Occasion to Cavil": The Temple in the Jewish-Christian Polemic during the Tannaitic Period

Yair Schlein                  Achnai's Stove as a Sort of Tragedy

Abraham O. Shemesh   "That a Person Might Use the Skins of His Father and Mother as Spreads": The Uses of Human Skin in

                                    Ancient Material Culture

Yehoshafat Nevo          Redeeming the Shekhinah and the Jewish People according to R. Ze'ev of Zhitomir

Oded Shay                    Botanical Museums and Collections in Late Ottoman Palestine: A Stratum of Zionist Activities in Modern-Day Scientific Research

Rema Manor                 The Addressor's Position in Expository Texts


Book Reviews

Victor A. Hurowitz        On: International Review of Biblical Studies, Volume 52 (2005-2006), ed. Bernhard Lang

Oded Lipschits              On: Yonina Dor, The Theme of the Foreign Women in Ezra-Nehemiah (Hebrew)

Harry Fox                     On: Shilamit Valler and Shalom Razabi, Small Talk in the Babylonian Talmud

Gad Sagiv                     On: Marcin Wodziński, Haskalah and Hasidism in the Kingdom of Poland: A History of Conflict

Shalom Carmy              On: Reuven Gerber, The Enlightenment Revolution

Michael Feige               On: Yossi Dahan and Henry Wasserman (eds.), To Invent a Nation

Eli Yassif                      On: Dan Ben-Amos (ed.), Folktales of the Jews. Vol. 1: Tales from the Sephardic Dispersion

Hebrew Abstracts







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