Hebrew Studies : a journal devoted to Hebrew Language and Literature

Hebrew Studies : a journal devoted to Hebrew Language and Literature / published by The National Association of Professors of Hebrew in Institutions of Higher Learning.

    vol. 55 (2014) vol. 54 (2013) vol. 53 (2012) vol. 52 (2011)

Hebrew studies, volume 52 (2011) / Marvin A. Sweeney, Editor ﹡ Smadar Shiffman, Associate Editor ﹡ Pamela Barmash and Shachar Pinsker, Book Review Editors

Table of contents:

Hebrew studies, volume 53 (2012) / Serge Frolov, Editor ﹡ Smadar Shiffman, Associate Editor ﹡ Pamela Barmash and Shachar Pinsker, Book Review Editors ﹡ Rick Painter and Rebekah Johnston, Managing Editors

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Hebrew studies, volume 54 (2013) / Serge Frolov, Editor ﹡ Smadar Shiffman, Associate Editor ﹡ Pamela Barmash and Shachar Pinsker, Book Review Editors ﹡ Rick Painter, Managing Editor

Table of contents:

  • Alexander Andrason: Future values of the Qatal  and their conceptual and diachronic logic : How to chain future senses of the Qatal  to the core of its semantic network (pp. 7-38)
  • Rivka Halevy: Understanding the locative alternation in Swarm-Drip  verbs : evidence from Hebrew (pp. 39-47)
  • Kristopher A. Lyle: A new methodology for ascertaining the semantic potential of Biblical Hebrew prepositions (pp. 49-67)
  • Max Rogland: Two philological notes on Haggai 2:15-19 (pp. 69-77)
  • David Emanuel: The diachronic order of Psalms 134-136  (pp. 79-92)
  • Victor Avigdor Hurowitz: Unsavory personalities in the Book of Proverbs in light of Mesopotamian writings  (pp. 93-106)
  • Marvin A. Sweeney: Dimensions of the Shekhinah: The meaning of the Shiur qomah  in Jewish mysticism, liyurgy, and Rabbinic thought (pp. 107-120)
  • Aryeh Wineman: Hasidic myth on the death of Moses and its metamorphosis (pp. 121-132)
  • Lily Kahn: Grammatical gender in the early modern Hasidic Hebrew tale  (pp. 133-165)
  • Aharon Gaimani: Letters of charity from Yemen (pp. 167-202)
  • Chaya Shacham: Clay in the potter's hand: The Song of Songs and the case of Lea Goldberg (pp. 203-222)
  • Bruria Margolin: Yihud  sentences and their contribution to information structure in modern Hebrew (pp. 223-242)
  • Tamar Wolf-Monzon: Ya'acov Orland's ballad The Day of Tel Faher  : reality, myth, poetry  (pp. 243-263)
  • Yehudit Henshke: Sara Shilo's No gnomes will appear  : a linguistic analysis  (pp. 265-284)
  • Alan Mintz: David Grossman's To the End of the Land  : a symposium  (pp. 285-286)
  • Nitza Ben-Dov: Voices of war, illness, and dream (pp. 287-298)
  • Todd Hasak-Lowy: Grossman after 2000: an ambivalent complaint in nine parts (pp. 299-309)
  • Anne Golomb Hoffman: Toward an ethics embodiment (pp. 311-318)
  • Iris Milner: Sacrifice and redemption in To the End of the Land  (pp. 319-334)
  • Alan Mintz:  Ora's tale: the narrative ambitions of David Grossman's To the End of the Land   (pp. 335-344)
  • Shimrit Peled: Nationalism and maternal sacrifice in To the End of the Land  (pp. 345-357)
  • Smadar Shiffman: The indelible stamp of reality on the subject: David Grossman's To the End of the Land  (pp. 359-371)

    Review Essays
  • Serge Frolov: Jews, Greeks, and dilettantes <a review of "Argonauts of the desert : structural analysis of the Hebrew Bible", by Philippe Wajdenbaum> (pp. 373-385)
  • Na'ama Pat-El and Aren Wilson-Wright: "Features of archaic Biblical Hebrew and the linguistic dating debate <A review of "Dating archaic Biblical poetry: Critique of the linguistic arguments", by Robyn C. Vern>. (pp. 387-410)

  • Jennie Grillo: "Ancient Judaism: new visions and views", by Michael E. Stone (pp. 411-413)
  • Isaac Gottlieb: "ליישב פשוטו של מקרא: אסופת מחקרים בפרשנות המקרא", edited by Sara Japhet and Eran Viezel  (pp. 413-419)
  • K. L. Noll: "Jeroboam's royal drama", by Keith Bodner  (pp. 419-421)
  • Paul Korchin: "Biblical metaphor reconsidered: a cognitive approach to poetic prophecy in Jeremiah 1-24", by Job Y. Jindo  (pp. 421-425)
  • Michael D. Matlock: "Exile and restoration revisited: essays on the Babylonian and Persian periods in memory of Peter R. Ackroyd", edited by Gary N. Knoppers, Lester L. Grabbe, and Deirdre Fulton (pp. 425-428)
  • Richard J. Bautch: "Visions and eschatology: a socio-historical analysis of Zechariah 1-6", by Antonios Finitsis (pp. 428-431)
  • Eric Lawee: "The challenge of received tradition: dilemmas of interpretation in Radak's Biblical commentaries", by Naomi Grunhaus  (pp. 431-433)
  • Doron B. Cohen: "חיים כתובים: על אוטוביוגרפיות ספרותיות ישראליות", by Nitza Ben-Dov (pp. 434-436)
  • Periodicals and collected essays / compiled by Pamela Barmash, Shachar Pinsker, and Rick Painter (pp. 437-447)
  • Books received - 2013 (pp. 449-452)
  • Information for contributors (p. 453-457)

Hebrew studies, volume 55 (2014) / Serge Frolov, Editor ﹡ Smadar Shiffman, Associate Editor ﹡ Pamela Barmash and Shachar Pinsker, Book Review Editors ﹡ Rick Painter, Managing Editor

Table of contents:

  • John Huehnergard and Aren Wilson-Wright: A compound etymology for Biblical Hebrew זולתי 'Except'  (pp. 7-17)
  • Yohan Hwang: Eschatology in Genesis 15:6  (pp. 19-41)
  • Brian Bompiani: Style switching in the Jacob and Laban narratives  (pp. 43-57)
  • Matthew Michael: Twilight of the Gods: Hidden polemics in Joshua 10:12-14 (pp. 59-72)
  • Sung Jin Park: "Pointing to the accents in the scroll": Functional development of the Masoretic accents in the Hebrew Bible  (pp. 73-88)
  • Joseph Dana: Moshe Ibn Ezra and his ars poetica: imitation and innovation according to Kitab al-Muhadara val-Mudhakara  (pp. 89-116)
  • Adel Shakour: Relative clauses in Hebrew translation of Maimonides' Treatise on Asthma (pp. 117-127)
  • Michal Ephratt: A model is born: presenting the derivation in Modern Hebrew (pp. 129-170)
  • Nimrod Shatil: Noun patterns and their vitality in Modern Hebrew  (pp. 171-203)
  • Dalia Cohen-Gross and Noga Ilani: Hebrew plene  spelling in Israeli books: Does it follow the rules? (pp. 205-218)
  • Maria Maddalena Colasuonno: Notes on sociolinguistic terminology in Modern Hebrew: Morpho-syntactic and lexical devices for the creation of a technolect  (pp. 219-251)
  • Rima Shikhmanter: A Moment of Rebirth: Nathan Alterman's poetry for children  (pp. 253-270)
  • Haim O. Rechnitzer: From Honolulu to Tel Aviv via Mt. Gilboa : the rise and fall of Shlonsky's Messianic Halutz  (pp. 271-294)
  • Nitza Ben-Dov: They call you the Parisian : on Thera  by Zeruya Shalev  (pp. 295-303)
  • Shahar Bram: Wandering around the library : on the joint book of poet Harold Schimmel and photographer Avigail Schimmel  (pp. 305-327)
  • Dorit Lemberger: Contacts and discontinuities : Changing aspects in Shimon Adaf's work  (pp. 329-354)
  • Zafrira Lidovsky Cohen: The Non-chosen body : poetics and politics in Alona Kimhi's Lily la Tigresse (pp. 355-377)

    Review Essays
  • John A. Cook: Putting old wine in new wineskins : a new synthesis of the verbal system of Biblical Hebrew that is neither new nor a coherent synthesis  <A review The Verbal system of Biblical Hebrew: a new synthesis elaborated on the basis of classical prose,  by Jan Joosten> (pp. 379-388)
  • Tania Notarius: Historical linguistics is not text-dating  <A review of Early Biblical Hebrew, late Biblical Hebrew, and linguistic variability: a sociolinguistic evaluation of the linguistic dating of Biblical texts, by Dong-Hyuk Kim> (pp. 389-397)
  • Elizabeth Robar: An old argument in new garb : John Cook on aspect and Biblical Hebrew <A review of Time and the Biblical Hebrew verb : the expression of tense, aspect, and modality in Biblical Hebrew, by John A. Cook>  (pp. 399-409)
  • Ben Boeckel: Doing form criticism with slippery genres : a review of treaty, law and covenant <A review of Treaty, law and covenant in the Ancient Near East, by Kenneth A. Kitchen and J. N. Lawrence> (pp. 411-430)
  • Serge Frolov: Halfway to Noth: taking stock of current research on the formation of Genesis-Kings <A review of Pentateuch, Hexateuch, or Enneateuch? Identifying literary works in Genesis through Kings, edited by Thomas B. Dozemam, Thomas Römer, and Konrad Schmid> (pp. 431-443)

  • Rachel Hallote: "The lives of ordinary people in ancient Israel: where archaeology and the Bible intersect", by William G. Dever (pp. 445-448)
  • Sandra Jacobs: "Tanak: a theological and critical introduction to the Jewish Bible", by Marvin A. Sweeney  (pp. 448-450)
  • Timothy J. Sandoval: "The Book of Genesis: a biography", by Ronald Hendel  (pp. 450-453)
  • Anthony J. Frendo: "Josiah's reform and the dynamics of defilement: Israelite rites of violence and the making of a Biblical text", by Lauren A. S. Monroe  (pp. 453-455)
  • Christine Mitchell: "Isaiah 40-66: Translation and commentary", by Shalom M. Paul (pp. 455-457)
  • Michael Rosenberg: "A Companion to Biblical interpretation in early Judaism", edited by Matthias Henze (pp. 457-461)
  • Karen Grumberg: "Futurity: contemporary literature and the quest for the past", by Amir Eshel  (pp. 461-464)
  • Tirza Lemberger: "עטרה ליושנה: המאבק ליצירת יהדות ההשכלה", by Moshe Pelli  (pp. 464-466)
  • Itay Marienberg-Milikowsky: "הקולך זה הקול: היבטים רטוריים ודיאלוגיים בפיוטי הגאולה של ר' שלמה אבן גבירול", by Ariel Zinder (pp. 467-469)
  • Eric Zakim: "Place and ideology in contemporary Hebrew literature", by Karen Grumberg (pp. 469-472)
  • Tamar S. Drukker: "הספרות והחיים : פואטיקה ואידיאולוגיה בספרות העברית החדשה: למנחם ברינקר, ביובלו", edited by Iris Parush, Hamutal Tsamir and Hanna Soker-Schwager (pp. 472-474)
  • Haya S. Feig: "Israeli cinema: identities in motion", edited by Miri Talmon and Yaron Peleg (pp. 474-476)
  • Adriana X. Jacobs: "A Poetics of trauma: the work of Dahlia Ravikovitch", by Ilana Szobel (pp. 476-479)
  • Ranen Omer-Sherman: "Agnon's Moonstruck lovers: the Song of Songs in Israeli culture", by Ilana Pardes (pp. 479-482)
  • Periodicals and collected essays  (pp. 483-502)
  • Books received - 2014 (pp. 503-506)
  • Information for contributors (p. 507-511)

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