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manuscript of the book of Genesis
manuscript of the book of Genesis
A folio page from a manuscript of the book of Genesis, with Masoretic pointing and marginal notes, from the 10th or 11th Century C.E., found in the Cairo Geniza and now housed at the library of the Center for Advanced Judaic Studies of the University of Pennsylvania. Used with permission. Go to U. Penn Library SCETI for further details.


Review of Nancy Sinkoff's book, Sara Levy's World: Gender, Judaism, and the Bach Tradition in Enlightenment Berlin -  Read review

Azzan Yadin-Israel writes review in the Marginalia Review of Books, "St. Augustine's Jews and the Undeserving Poor" - Read now

Check in on the SAS students' trip to Poland with Nancy Sinkoff and watch Giovanna Tsiolas's video of the the trip around Poland - See now

Fall 2019 Course Schedule

Hebrew Placement Exam Information

Fall 2019 Courses

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Transfer Students

Global Field Experience 2016

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