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Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar 2016 - 2017

Past Activities 2009-2015

  • December 16, 2015
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    14:00–16:00
    Prof. Menahem Kister, Depts. of Bible and Talmud, Hebrew University: "Qumran, Jubilees, and the Fragment, 2 Cor 6:14–7:1" (in Hebrew)
    To read the invitation, please click here
  • March 18, 2015
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12:15–13:45
    Prof. Dr. Lutz Doering(Institutum Judaicum and Cluster of Excellence, "Religion and Politics," University of Munster):
    "Jeremiah, Baruch and the Development of Early Jewish Diaspora Letters"
    To read the invitation, please click here
  • December 31, 2014
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12:30–14:00
    Prof. Hindy Najman(Yale University):
    "Wisdom and Cosmology in 4QInstruction"
    To read the invitation, please click here
  • June 1, 2014
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    16:15–18:00
    Prof. Jan Joosten(University of Strasbourg):
    "The Original Language of the Psalms of Solomon"
    To read the invitation, please click here
  • April 30, 2014
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12:15–14:00
    Prof. Betsy Halpern-Amaru (Professor Emeritus of Religion, Vassar College):
    "Redemption Revealed: Behind the Scenes of the Exodus"
    To read the invitation, please click here
  • February 25, 2014
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    16:15–18:00 p.m.
    Prof. Menahem Kister (Jerusalem University):
    Paul and the Hebrew Bible in Light of Writings of the Second Temple Period and Midrashim
    To read the invitation, please click here
  • January 9, 2014
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12:15–2:00 p.m.
    Dr. Jonathan Ben-Dov (Department of Bible, University of Haifa ):
    "The Aramaic Copies of the Enochic Astronomical Book: Codicology and Ideology" (in Hebrew)
    To read the invitation, please click here
  • December 31, 2013
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    4:15–6:00 p.m.
    Prof. Vered Noam, Department of Hebrew Culture Studies, Tel-Aviv University :
    "Why did the Heavenly Voice Speak Aramaic? Or: On Historical Chronicles from Qumran to Rabbinic Literature" (in Hebrew)
    To read the invitation, please click here
  • November 14, 2013
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
    Prof. Maxine Grossman, Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies, The University of Maryland:
    "Body, Emotion, and Sectarian Relationships" (in English)
    To read the invitation, please click here
  • April 7, 2013
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12:15–14:00
    Dr. Ryan E. Stokes, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, U.S.A
    "Satan and Sin in Jubilees,1 Enoch, and the Dead Sea Scrolls"
    To read the invitation, please click here
  • March 13, 2013
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12:15–14:00
    Prof. Eileen Schuller, Dept. of Religious Studies McMaster University, Canada
    "Column IV of 1QHa and Issues in the Current Study of the Hodayot"
    To read the invitation, please click here
  • December 26, 2012 - POSTPONED -
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12:15–14:00
    Dr. Eshbal Ratson, Haifa University; Orion Center Matlow Scholar
    "The Structure of the Universe in 1 Enoch and its Sources" (in Hebrew)
  • November 28, 2012
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12:15–14:00
    Dr. Michael Segal, Department of Bible, The Hebrew University;
    Dr. Serge Ruzer, Department of Comparative Religion, The Hebrew University
    "The `Son of Man` from Daniel to the Gospels" (in Hebrew)
    To read the invitation, please click here
  • April 17, 2012
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12:30–14:00
    Prof. Loren T. Stuckenbruck, (Richard Dearborn Professor of New Testament Studies Princeton Theological Seminary)
    “Conflicting Stories: The Spirit Origin of Jesus’ Birth” (in Hebrew).
    To read the invitation, please click here
  • For the abstract please click here.
  • January 19, 2012
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    10:15 a.m–12 p.m.
    Prof. Vered Noam, (Tel-Aviv University) “The Story of King Jannaeus in b. Qiddushin 66a—A Pharisaic Reply to Sectarian Polemic” (in Hebrew).
    To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
  • December 28, 2011
    An Evening Colloquium - Beit Maiersdorf Faculty Club, Room 501
    The event celebrates the publication of two new books by Orion founder Michael E. Stone:
    Ancient Judaism: New Visions and Views
    Noah and His Book(s), edited with Aryeh Amihay and Vered Hillel
    For more information please click here
  • December 7, 2011
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12:15–2:00 p.m.
    Dr. Atar Livneh, (University of Haifa and the Orion Center) “‘With My Sword and Bow’: Literature, Exegesis, and History in Jubilees” (in Hebrew).
    To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
  • May 29, 2011
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    10:15–12:00 a.m
    Prof. Andrei Orlov, Marquette University, U.S.A
    "What is Below": The Mysteries of Leviathan in Jewish Pseudepigrapha and Mishnah Hagiga 2:1

    Dr. Reuven Kiperwasser, The Open University
    Leviathan and Behemoth from the Enochic to the Amoriac Literature: Midrashic Perspectives

    To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
  • May 19, 2011
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12:15–14:00 a.m
    Dr. Cana Werman, Ben Gurion University
    The Book of Jubilees: Covert Interpretation in Overt Rewriting
    To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
  • April 7, 2011
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    10:30–12:00 a.m Prof. Jan Joosten, Université Marc Bloch, Strasbourg, France, Faculté de théologie protestante
    The Historical and Theological Lexicon of the Septuagint (HTLS): Reflections on a projected research tool
    To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
  • November 10, 2010
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12:15–2:00 p.m. Prof. Menahem Kister, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Shraga Bar-On, The department of Jewish thought, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Yakir Paz, The department of Talmud, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    “The Lord’s Allotment is his People” From Ancient Post-Biblical Interpretation to Late Midrash(in Hebrew)
    To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
  • December 15, 2010
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12:15–2:00 p.m. Prof. Daniel R. Schwartz – scholars’ seminar Jewish History, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    “Josephus on the Conquest of Pella (Antiq. 13.397) : On Conversion and Circumcision in the Hashmonean Period
    To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
  • May 11
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12:15–2:00 p.m. Dr. Guy Stiebel (The Hebrew University ; Orion Postdoctoral Fellow, 2007–2009): “New Findings in Qumran Archaeology” (in Hebrew) To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
  • March 11
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12:15–2:00 p.m. Dr. Liora Goldman (Departments of Bible and Jewish History, University of Haifa ; Orion Matlow Scholar): “4Q408: A Praise for God” (in Hebrew)
    To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
  • December 16, 2009
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12:15–14:00. Dr. Mats Eskhult - Associate Professor of Semitic Languages, Dept. of Linguistics and Philology (Uppsala Universitet, Sweden): “Circumstantial Phrases and Clauses in Late Biblical Hebrew In the Light of Classical Biblical Hebrew and Other Semitic Languages” (English)
    Chairperson: Prof. (Emeritus) Avi Hurvitz Depts. of Bible and Hebrew Language, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    To read the English invitation, please click here
  • December 1, 2009
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12:15–14:00. Dr. Moshe Morgenstern, Department of Hebrew Language, University of Haifa: “Jewish Literature and Mandaic Literature” (in Hebrew)
    To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
  • March 18, 2009
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12:15–14:00. Dr. Esther Eshel (Department of Land of Israel Studies and Archaeology, Bar-Ilan University): “Women in the Genesis Apocryphon” (in Hebrew)
    To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
  • April 23, 2009
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12:15–14:00. Prof. Menahem Kister (Department of Talmud, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem): “The Growth of a Text: Dynamics of Textual Development in Serekh Hayahad)” (in Hebrew).
    To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
  • May 19, 2009
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12:15–14:00. Dr. Ariel Feldman (Department of Bible, University of Haifa; Jean Matlow Orion Fellowship recipient): “The Reworking of 1-2 Kings in 4Q382” (in Hebrew)
    To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
  • June 10, 2009
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12:15–14:00. Dr. Ronnie Goldstein (Department of Bible, The Hebrew University Jerusalem): “A New Look at Two Late Babylonian Tablets” (in Hebrew)
    To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here