Penn's Jewish Studies Program and Religious Studies Department host a panel book discussion of Talya Fishman's new book: "Becoming the People of the Talmud: Oral Torah as Written Tradition in Medieval Jewish Culture" -- Wed. Nov 30
WHO: David B. Ruderman (Penn), Harvey E. Goldberg (Hebrew University), Ephraim Kanarfogel (Yeshiva University), Joseph E. Lowry (Penn), Talya Fishman (Penn)
WHAT: Book Discussion "Becoming the People of the Talmud: Oral Torah as Written Tradition in Medieval Jewish Culture"
WHEN: Wednesday, November 30, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. Reception to follow.
WHERE: Class of '55 Room (2nd floor), Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center, 3420 Walnut Street. Please bring a photo I.D. to enter library.
In her new book, Becoming the People of the Talmud: Oral Torah as Written Tradition in Medieval Jewish Cultures, Professor Talya Fishman reconstructs evidence of the Babylonian Talmud’s transformation from an oral corpus to a written one, and explores the impact of this shift on many dimensions of Jewish society and culture.
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