Annual Year-End Reception Applauds Student and Faculty Accomplishments
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 […]
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 […]
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.