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Taubman Lectures by Moshe Taube, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Tuesday, November 5th 2019, 5:30pm
Easton Hall, CDSP, 2401 Ridge Road Berkeley, CA 94709

The Herman P. and Sophia Taubman Chair in Jewish Studies
and the Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life present

The 2019 Taubman Lectures

The Cultural Legacy of the Pre-Ashenazic Jews in Eastern Europe

Translations from Hebrew in Russia in the Second Half of the 15th Century and the Heresy of the Judaizers

Moshe Taube

                                                 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Slavic Studies 

Moshe Taube is Professor Emeritus at the Hebrew University, where he taught in the departments of Linguistics and of German, Russian and East European Studies. His research spands Yiddish grammar, Slavic philology and medieval translations from Hebrew into East Slavic (Russian & Ruthenian). His books include The Logika of the Judaizers: A Fifteenth Centur Ruthenian Translation from Hebrew (A Critical Edition), and the forthcoming The Slavic Version of "The Secret of Secrets" (A Critical Edition). 

Please join us for the third of three lectures given by Moshe Taube in this year's Taubman Lecture Series. 

Reception following the lecture. Free and open to the public. RSVP here; please indicate which lecture(s) you will be attending. 

*Please note: daylight savings time ends the preceding weekend*

Cosponsors: The Departments of Slavic Studies and History at UC Berkeley, The Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies at the Graduate Theological Union, The Jewish Studies Program at UC Davis, The Taube Center for Jewish Studies at Stanford University, Lehrhaus Judaica/HaMaqom.