Promoting the scholarly study of Jewish history and culture
BAJS Annual Lecture
Dr Joachim Schlör (Southampton): ‘Modern Photography in Tel-Aviv’
Prof Robert Hayward (Durham): ‘Food, the Animals, and Human Dignity: Jewish Perceptions in a Targumic Context’
Prof Bernard Jackson (Manchester): ‘Marriage and Divorce: From Social Institution to Halakhic Norms’
An article based on this lecture is forthcoming in The Dead Sea Scrolls: Texts and Context, ed. C. Hempel (Leiden: Brill, 2009).
Dr Ada Rapoport Albert (UCL): ‘From Charismatic Prophetess to Madwoman: The Displacement of Female Spirituality in the Post-Sabbatean Era’
Prof Stefan Reif (Cambridge): ‘The Function of History in Early Rabbinic Liturgy’
Published in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature, Yearbook 2005: How Israel’s Later Authors Viewed Its Earlier History, ed. N. Calduch-Benages and J. Liesen (Berlin and New York, 2006), 321–39.
Prof Tony Kushner (Southampton): ‘Putting the Holocaust in Context’