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Added English abstracts

I added the English abstracts to my previous post. Advertisements

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  תכנית ותקצירים–ירושלים ערבה ונתניה–15-19 פברואר הרצאות ורב-שיח Seth Ward’s Lectures and Round Table, Jerusalem, Arava and Netanyah, February 15 through 19, 2018   Schedule and Abstracts

Dr. Seth Ward  תכנית Schedule 15-16 Feb.: Limmud Aravah (Sapir, Israel) One lecture Thurs. PM and One Fri. AM on connections between Islamic and Jewish texts   (In Hebrew) חיבורים בין יהדות לאסלאם:  “כל המקיים נפש אחת מעלים עליו כאילו קיים … Continue reading

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For Heschel and Maimonides Yahrzeit: emphasizing common humanity

I was kept away from giving a talk at Kavod (and reading much of Menachem Kellner’s “They too are called Human”) by the “Bomb Cyclone” so I quickly wrote up some comments. –Shabbat shalom Good Morning and Shabbat Shalom I … Continue reading

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Eric Weitzner’s “Jewish Bach” blog

I wrote this piece in late 2013 or early 2014. I continually find things I wrote that are suitable to the blog but never published here. I found this piece, never posted, in Dec. 2017 while “cleaning up” some computer … Continue reading

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Torah Reading and Haftarah for Shabbat Hatan

I do not know if I would have written up these comments except that the discussion of the Torah Reading for Shabbat Hatan came up a few days before Shabbat Chayei Sarah, the parasha where the readin is taken from.  … Continue reading

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Mut’a Marriage

Mut’a Marriage Seth Ward (This was an ISIME Position Paper, written for Shaul Gabbay, who was at that time the Director of the Institute for the Study of Israel in the Middle East (ISIME) at the University of Denver. Disclosure: … Continue reading

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Uploaded video about Bahai faith

Today I uploaded a video based on a PowerPoint I’ve used in my classes on World Religions. There is some additional information in the Description box. The occasion for loading this is the anniversaries of the birth of the Bab … Continue reading

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