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Avigdor Shinan Public Lecture September 3, 2015

Why are there no Birth Stories about the Rabbis?

Prof. Avigdor Shinan is Professor of Hebrew Literature at Hebrew University. A world leading researcher in Rabbinical literature, his fields of research are the Midrashic and Aggadic literature, the Aramaic Translations of the Bible and the Jewish Prayer book. His list of publication contains more than 120 scholarly articles and 8 books.

The lecture is a cooperation between Paideia, the Forum for Jewish Studies at Uppsala University and the Department of Theology at Uppsala University.

Read the hand-out here: Birth Stories of the Rabbis