This study purports to examine the status, roles and meanings of the nigun in the writings of Rabbi Nahman
The book deals with encounters of aesthetic motifs in Jewish art, especially in combinations of text and sound, literature and music.
This volume is based on lectures that were first delivered at the International Conference "Iranian Jews: Identity and Heritage" held at Bar-Ilan University and organized by the Aharon and Rachel Dahan Center for Culture, Society and Education in the Seph
“A Treasury of Fables” is a comprehensive study of the book written by Isaac ibn Sahula in Castile in 1281, which is distinguished by two innovations.
This volume is dedicated to Daniel Sperber, the world-renowned, Israel Prize-winning Jewish studies scholar, rabbinic authority, and mentor to many in Bar-Ilan University and beyond. It illustrates some of his frequently trodden and diverse paths.
This book focuses on A Comedy of Betrothal (Tzahut Bedihuta DeQiddushin), the earliest known Hebrew play. The study of this Renaissance comedy, dated to the mid-16th century, and attributed to Leone de' Sommi (Yehudah Sommo), a multi-talented Jewish theat
The book examines a neglected literary genre of ’the Haskalah period. The different chapters offer new readings of the biblical stories in previously unknown plays and assess their poetic and dramatic value together with’their relevance for the contempora
The Ben-Zvi Prize for Oriental Jewish Communities, 1999 A comprehensive volume, the first of its kind, which traces the history of the Torah-Case from its beginnings. The book delves into the art of creating the Torah-Case in Yemen and India, B
The Jewish Badchan has many faces: from that of the clown (leiz), who wandered from place to place during the Middle Ages together with non-Jewish performers, to that of the wedding preacher (muserzoger). The author traces the course of the badchan from i