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Deconstructive and Reconstructive Readings of Mishnah

Deconstructive and Reconstructive Readings of Mishnah
Jackman Humanities Building, room 100 B (170 St. George Street)
Time: Feb 7th, 2:00 pm End: Feb 7th, 4:00 pm
Interest Categories: Religion, Study of (FAS), Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations (FAS), Language Studies (UTM), Jewish Studies, Humanities, History (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), Comparative Literature (FAS), Cities and Humanities, Book History/Print Culture, Anthropology (UTSC), Anthropology (UTM), Anthropology (FAS), 400-1200, 2000-, 1950-2000, 1900-1950, 1800-1900, 1500-1800, 1200-1500, 1-400 CE
A lecture by Dr. Avraham Walfish

The Department of Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations, the Centre for Jewish Studies, and the Department for the Study of Religion, proudly present:

Dr. Avraham Walfish.

Deconstructive and Reconstructive Readings of Mishnah.


​​Avraham Walfish received his B.A. in philosophy from Yeshiva University, and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Talmudic Literature from Hebrew University, writing his dissertation on Literary Phenomena in Mishnah and their conceptual significance. He received semicha from Rabbi Zalman Nehemiah Goldberg, and has taught in many institutions of Jewish learning, including Drisha, Pardes, and Matan. Currently he teaches at Herzog College in Alon Shvut, at Bar-Ilan University, and at the Hesder Yeshiva in Tekoah.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Department of Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations.



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