From Context to Text

By Ismar Schorsch

Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry, 2008

The author conducted a survey which revealed that Jews are constantly producing new biblical commentaries. He argues that this points to a resurgence of the sanctity and centrality of the text. He states that American Jews are reverting to their traditional role as the 'people of the Book.'

Topic: Jewish Content, Publications, Jewish Text

Name of Publication: The President's Study Forum on World Jewish Affairs

Volume/Issue: Series C 2004-2007

Page Number(s): 28-35

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Genre: Speech

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Schorsch, Ismar. From Context to Text. The President's Study Forum on World Jewish Affairs. Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry. 2008: 28-35. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2257


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