Shai Secunda is a Martin Buber fellow at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, as well as founder and co-editor of the
. His first book,
The Iranian Talmud: Reading the Bavli in its Sasanian Context
, has just been published by the University of Pennsylvania Press.
Reading Megillah in Tehran: How Iranian Jews Celebrate Purim
As Jews around the world commemorate the rescue of Persian Jewry, how do those who live where the story took place mark the day?
· March 13, 2014
How Shamma Friedman, Winner of This Year’s Israel Prize, Revolutionized Talmud Study
Meet the American-born JTS professor who modernized an ancient pursuit
· January 21, 2014