HUCA Table of Contents

HUCA Volume 89


1 The Jews of the South of France
Armand Lunel
Translated from the French by Samuel N. Rosenberg, with a foreword by
David A. Jessula

159 Conflicts between Neighbors in the Jewish Court: The Balance between
Justice and Harmony
Shlomo E. Glicksberg, Yeshiva College, Johannesburg

177 From Periphery to Center: Early Discussion of Resurrection in Medieval Jewish Thought
Eliezer Schlossberg and Dov Schwartz, Bar-Ilan University

197 שלום רב וישע יקרב : Yehuda ha-Levi’s Epistle to Moshe ibn Ezra: A New Edition and Commentary
Michael Rand, University of Cambridge

221 Dynasties of Jewish Physicians in the Fatimid and Ayyubid Periods
Amir Mazor and Efraim Lev, University of Haifa

261 The Points in the Letters: Greek Philosophy in the Service of Medieval Jewish Linguistics
Jonathan Howard, Hebrew University of Jerusalem


HUCA Volume 88


1 The Battle of Beth Zechariah in Light of a Literary Study of 1 Maccabees 6:32–47
Amram Tropper, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

29 Was There a Separate Transmission of Tosefta Tohorot? Evidence from Rishonim and from Fragments of the Cairo and European Genizas
Binyamin Katzoff, Bar-Ilan University

55 The Art of the Chain Novel in B. Yoma 35b: Reconsidering the Social Values of the Babylonian Yeshivot
Shraga Bar-On, Shalom Hartman Institute and Shalem College, Jerusalem

89 You Must Rebuke Your Fellow!: Midrash Tanhuma’s Subversion of Bavli Arakhin 16b                                           ˙
Matthew Goldstone, The Jewish Theological Seminary

113  Abraham ibn Ezra’s Commentary on Job 2:11: The Time and Place of Job and His Friends and the Composition of the Book of Job
Eran Viezel, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

159  Maimonidean Controversies after Maimonides: The Egyptian Context
Elisha Russ-Fishbane, New York University

203  Discourses of Doubt: The Place of Atheism, Skepticism, and Infidelity in Nineteenth-Century North American Reform Jewish Thought
Daniel R. Langton, University of Manchester

255  The Cultural Zionism of Zeev Jawitz
Asaf Yedidya, Efrata College

297  Rhythm in Yemenite Cantillation: Masoretic Accents and Syllabic Time
Boris Kleiner, Tel Aviv University


HUCA, Volume 87


1 Scarlet and Harlots: Seeing Red in the Hebrew Bible

Scott B. Noegel, University of Washington


49 “And David Was Sitting in Jerusalem”:The Accounts in Samuel and Chronicles

Yossi Leshem, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion,



61 A Paradigm for Identifying the Use of Scriptural Allusion in Lemma-Based

Exegesis Within the Qumran Library Using 4QpPsa (4Q171) as an Example

David Katzin, UCLA


93 Philo’s Threefold Divine Vision and the Christian Trinity

Elad Filler, Ben-Gurion University

115 Did the Babylonian Sages Regard the Ammei-ha’Aretz

as Subhuman?

Jonathan A. Pomeranz, Stanford University


145 “Blessings of the Breasts”:Breastfeeding in Rabbinic Literature

Jordan Rosenblum, University of Wisconsin, Madison


179 The Impact of Purity Laws on Amoraic Laws Concerning Handling on the Sabbath

Yoel Kretzmer-Raziel, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev


203 Manuscript Fragments of Pesiqta Rabbati from the Cairo Geniza and European Collections

Rivka Ulmer, Bucknell University


251 The “Anticipation Principle” in the Biblical Commentary of R. Joseph Bekhor Shor

Jonathan Jacobs, Bar-Ilan University


279 19th-Century Prague: Tradition, Modernization, and Family Bonds

Sharon Flatto,  Brooklyn College, City University of New York (CUNY)