Contextualizing a Culture Change

YU Center for Israel Studies Partners with MET on Middle East Exhibition On May 6, a group of students, alumni and members of the Yeshiva University community huddled around an ancient book. On its pages, in blue, red and yellow, were the letters of the Hebrew alphabet, carefully traced and shaded in by a child’s […]

Professor Daniel Sperber of Bar-Ilan University

Archaeology and the Rabbis in Late Antiquity

Center for Israel Studies Hosts Scholars for International Two-Day Conference featuring “Talmudic Archaeology” An international conference organized by the Yeshiva University Center for Israel Studies (CIS)—“Talmuda de-Eretz Yisrael: Archaeology and the Rabbis in Late Antiquity”—attracted some 300 scholars, students and community members. Attending were more than 100 students from the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies, Yeshiva […]