Revel Year In Review 2021-2022


DANIEL RYNHOLD BOOK CHAPTER “Foreword.” In: Samuel Lebens, A Guide for the Jewish Undecided (pp. ix-xvi). Maggid Press (2022) JOURNAL ARTICLES “Approaching God Aesthetically in Modern Jewish Thought.” In” Modern Theology , Special Issue. First published October 11, 2022. “’Philosophical Training of Paramount Importance’: The Rav’s Mission at Revel.” In: Tradition, Special Digital Issue (2023), 47-51.

STEVEN FINE EDITOR The Samaritans: A Biblical People. Brill (2022). BOOK CHAPTER “Foreword.” In: Saks, J., & Carmy, S. (Eds.), Agnon’s Tales of the Land of Israel (pp. ix–x). Wipf and Stock Publishers. (2022). SHALOM HOLTZ BOOK CHAPTER “God’s Ambiguous Oaths in Amos 4:2 and Psalm 89:36 (and Psalm 60:8//108:8?).” In: P. Machinist, R. A. Harris, J. A. Berman, N. Samet, & N. Ayali-Darshan (Eds.), Ve-’Ed Ya‘aleh (Gen 2:6): Essays in Biblical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies Presented to Edward L. Greenstein, 2 , (pp. 809–824). (2021). The Society of Biblical Literature. READ MORE JOURNAL ARTICLE “Tero Alstola, Judeans in Babylonia: A Study of Deportees in the Sixth and Fifth Centuries BCE [Review].” In: Review of Biblical Literature . (2021, February 22). Letter 34. American Values Religious Voices. READ MORE EPHRAIM KANARFOGEL BOOK CHAPTERS “Audiences of the Jewish Book during the Medieval Period.” In: E. Schrijver (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Jewish Book Cultures Online . Brill. (2021). “Discourses of Ta’ame ha-misvot: Tosafism, Rhineland Pietism, Egyptian Pietism, Kabbalah, Sabbatianism” In: J. P. Brown & M. Herman (Eds.), Accounting for the Commandments in Medieval Judaism: Studies in Law, Philosophy, Pietism, and Kabbalah , 177–190. Brill. (2021). “The Role of the Tosafists in Jewish-Christian Polemics.” In: C. Cluse & J. R. Müller (Eds.), Medieval Ashkenaz: Papers in Honour of Alfred Haverkamp Presented at the 17th World Congress of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem 2017 , 241–253. Harrassowitz Verlag. (2021). “Torah Comments of Yehiel of Paris: Mediating between Peshat and Derash” In: C. Goodblatt & H. Kreisel (Eds.), Reading the Bible in the Pre-Modern World: Interpretation, Performance and Image , 223–255. Ben-Gurion University. (2021). “Understanding the Uneven Reception of Rabbenu Tam’s Taqqanot.” In: E. Krinis, N. Bashir, S. Offenberg, & S. Sadik (Eds.), Polemical and Exegetical Polarities in Medieval Jewish Cultures: Studies in Honour of Daniel J. Lasker (pp. 437–466). Walter de Gruyter. (2021).


Of Note Rabbi Shmuel Reichman , a Revel alumnus, published The Journey to your Ultimate Self: An Inspiring Gateway into Deeper Jewish Thought through the Lens of the Weekly Parshah (Mosaic Press, 2022). Professor Joshua Zimmerman ’s new book, Jozef Pisuldski: Founding Father of Modern Poland (Harvard University Press, 2022). was reviewed in The Jewish Chronicle. READ MORE Miriam Zami , a PhD student published “Laughter in the Face of Tragedy: The Enduring Resistance of Rabbi Akiva,” in Lehrhaus . This essay was the runner up in Hadar’s annual Ateret Zvi Prize in Hiddushei Torah READ MORE Rabbi Dr. Mordechai Schiffman , a Revel alumnus, published Psyched for Torah: Cultivating Character and Well-Being through the Weekly Parsha (Kodesh Press, 2022).

Rabbi Chaim Jachter , a Revel alumnus, co-published The Aggadic Mindset: How Talmudic Tales Shape the Jewish Outlook (2022).

David Selis , a Revel PhD student published ‘”Perhaps the Oldest Piece of Ecclesiastical Furniture in This Country”: The Construction and Destruction of Solomon Schechter’s Cairo Genizah Torah Ark.’ IMAGES: A Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture (2022)

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