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Rabbi Asher Finkel, Ph.D.

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Two Rabbinic Views Of Christianity In The Middle Ages, Asher Finkel Ph.D. May 2010

Two Rabbinic Views Of Christianity In The Middle Ages, Asher Finkel Ph.D.

Rabbi Asher Finkel, Ph.D.

This paper compares and contrasts two rabbinic views of Christianity that arose in the Middle Ages and was presented at the 45th International Conference on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University on May 14, 2010.


Sabbath Controversy: Ibn Ezra And Rashbam In The Twelfth Century, Asher Finkel Ph.D. May 2008

Sabbath Controversy: Ibn Ezra And Rashbam In The Twelfth Century, Asher Finkel Ph.D.

Rabbi Asher Finkel, Ph.D.

This paper examines the mid-twelfth century controversy that arose over the issue of whether the Sabbath begins at evening or in the morning and was presented at the 43rd International Conference on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University on May 8, 2008.


Temple And Jerusalem In Jewish Life Of The Medieval Diaspora, Asher Finkel Ph.D. Apr 2005

Temple And Jerusalem In Jewish Life Of The Medieval Diaspora, Asher Finkel Ph.D.

Rabbi Asher Finkel, Ph.D.

This paper examines the importance of the Temple in Jewish tradition and the presence of Jews and their rabbinic leaders in Jerusalem throughout the Middle Ages. The paper was presented at the 40th International Conference on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University on May 6, 2005.