The Iranian Talmud

Shai Secunda, one of the scholars behind the Talmud Blog, has a book that is being released, The Iranian Talmud: Reading the Bavli in Its Sasanian Context (in the series Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion, from University of Pennsylvania Press). As someone interested in Judaism, Eastern Christianity, Jewish-Christian interaction, and the Mandaeans, this is a [Read More...]

Shana Tova!

Happy new year to those who celebrate it according to the Jewish calendar! Even the Iranian president has voiced his Rosh ha-Shanah sentiments! [Read more...]


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