By Rabbi Zev Farber Ph.D.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
The Sum of the Matter
- Yom Turyanus: The 12th of Adar
- Megillat Ta’anit and its Scholion (Commentary)
- From a Political Polemic to a Religious Sin: Reading the Golden Calves of Sinai and Northern Israel in Context
- Reading the Megillah at Night: A Secondary Development
- Comparing Purims
- Rejoicing on Purim with a Jewish Novel: The Techniques and Motifs of the Book of Esther
- The Women in Esther
- Why Did Mordecai not Bow Down to Haman?
- The Zer
- Back at Columbia: The Academic Study of Talmud