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Genizah Studies in Memory of Doctor Solomon Schechter (3-volume set)

This collection includes vol. I: A Midrash and Haggadah, vol. II: Geonic and Early Karatic Halakah, and vol. III: Liturgical and Secular Poetry. These studies, written in honor of Solomon Schecter by his colleagues, are about Hebrew texts found in the Cairo Geniza.
A collection of studies about Hebrew texts found in the Cairo Geniza, in honor of Solomon Schechter (1847-1915) by his colleagues. Schechter discovered these documents in Egypt and partly investigated them. Vol. I, by Louis Ginzberg, covers Midrash and Haggadah, vol. II deals with the Halakhic material, and vol. III by Israel Davidson describes the Liturgical and Secular Poetry. The honorand: Solomon Schechter (Shneur Zalman; 1847-1915) was born in Rumania. He studied at the Berlin Hochschule für die Wissenschaft des Judentums and at the University of Berlin. He became in Professor of rabbinics at Cambridge University and later Professor of Hebrew at University College, London. He is most famous for his discovery and investigation of the Cairo Geniza, a treasury of ancient books and manuscripts in the synagogue of Fustat, near Cairo. Schechter became president of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York in 1902. He is considered the chief architect of Conservative Judaism in the U.S. Louis Ginzberg (1873-1953) was born in Lithuania. He studied history, philosophy, and Oriental languages at the universities of Berlin, Strasbourg, and Heidelberg. In 1903 he became Professor of Talmud at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York. He was one of the main founders of Conservative Judaism in the US. He was a scholar of Talmud, Midrash, and aggadah and a researcher of the Geniza. His best-known work is The Legends of the Jews (7 vols., 1909-38), a collection of legends from the entire midrashic literature. Israel Davidson (1870-1939), was born in Lithuania. He emigrated to the United States and studied at Columbia University. He became teacher of Talmud and, in 1915, Professor of medieval Hebrew literature at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York. Davidson's most important work is the 4-volume Thesaurus of Medieval Hebrew Poetry (1925-38).
A collection of studies about Hebrew texts found in the Cairo Geniza, in honor of Solomon Schechter (1847-1915) by his colleagues. Schechter discovered these documents in Egypt and partly investigated them. Vol. I, by Louis Ginzberg, covers Midrash and Haggadah, vol. II deals with the Halakhic material, and vol. III by Israel Davidson describes the Liturgical and Secular Poetry. The honorand: Solomon Schechter (Shneur Zalman; 1847-1915) was born in Rumania. He studied at the Berlin Hochschule für die Wissenschaft des Judentums and at the University of Berlin. He became in Professor of rabbinics at Cambridge University and later Professor of Hebrew at University College, London. He is most famous for his discovery and investigation of the Cairo Geniza, a treasury of ancient books and manuscripts in the synagogue of Fustat, near Cairo. Schechter became president of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York in 1902. He is considered the chief architect of Conservative Judaism in the U.S. Louis Ginzberg (1873-1953) was born in Lithuania. He studied history, philosophy, and Oriental languages at the universities of Berlin, Strasbourg, and Heidelberg. In 1903 he became Professor of Talmud at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York. He was one of the main founders of Conservative Judaism in the US. He was a scholar of Talmud, Midrash, and aggadah and a researcher of the Geniza. His best-known work is The Legends of the Jews (7 vols., 1909-38), a collection of legends from the entire midrashic literature. Israel Davidson (1870-1939), was born in Lithuania. He emigrated to the United States and studied at Columbia University. He became teacher of Talmud and, in 1915, Professor of medieval Hebrew literature at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York. Davidson's most important work is the 4-volume Thesaurus of Medieval Hebrew Poetry (1925-38).
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Genizah Studies in Memory of Doctor Solomon Schechter (1 of 3 volumes)
This collection includes vol. I: A Midrash and Haggadah, vol. II: Geonic and Early Karatic Halakah, and vol. III: Liturgical and Secular Poetry. These studies, written in honor of Solomon Schecter by his colleagues, are about Hebrew texts found in the Cairo Geniza.
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Genizah Studies in Memory of Doctor Solomon Schechter (2 of 3 volumes)
This collection includes vol. I: A Midrash and Haggadah, vol. II: Geonic and Early Karatic Halakah, and vol. III: Liturgical and Secular Poetry. These studies, written in honor of Solomon Schecter by his colleagues, are about Hebrew texts found in the Cairo Geniza.
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Genizah Studies in Memory of Doctor Solomon Schechter (3 of 3 volumes)
This collection includes vol. I: A Midrash and Haggadah, vol. II: Geonic and Early Karatic Halakah, and vol. III: Liturgical and Secular Poetry. These studies, written in honor of Solomon Schecter by his colleagues, are about Hebrew texts found in the Cairo Geniza.
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