This number of articles honoring eminent classicist and historian Louis H. Feldman brings jointly a bunch of well known students from around the globe writing on such fields as biblical interpretation, Judaism and Hellenism, Jews and Gentiles, Josephus, Jewish Literatures of the second one Temple, Mishnah and Talmud classes, historical past of the Mishnah and Talmud classes, Jerusalem and masses extra.
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