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Rabbis and Classical Rhetoric

Richard Hidary’s New Book Examines Influence of the Art of Persuasion on Talmudic Scholars Rabbis and Classical Rhetoric: Sophistic Education and Oratory in the Talmud and Midrash, by Dr. Richard Hidary, associate professor of Jewish history, is coming out this month from Cambridge University Press. Intended as both a class textbook and for general readers interested

Exploring Esther: Reflections on the Megillah

Experts to Share Literary, Political and Sociological Insights on Purim Story at February 28 Revel Event On Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at 7:15 p.m, the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies of Yeshiva University, in partnership with Lincoln Square Synagogue at 180 Amsterdam Avenue, New York City, will present “Exploring Esther: Literary, Political and

Now in Video: “Modeling the Flood Story: Midrash and Movie”

In Fall 2014, the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies partnered with Yeshiva College and the YU Museum in hosting  “Modeling the Flood Story: Midrash and Movie,” an interdisciplinary symposium examining the biblical flood account and how the story has been read, interpreted, reconstructed – and modeled – through Midrash, medieval and modern texts, art, and film, with a particular focus on the 2014 Hollywood film Noah, directed by Darren Aronofsky.

The Holocaust Averted: Conversation and Book Launch with Prof. Gurock

The Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies and Yeshiva University Museum, in partnership with Rutgers University Press and the American Jewish Historical Society invite you to a nationally-televised conversation with Rabbi Mark Golub and Professor Jeffrey S. Gurock:

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