Dr. Menachem Katz is Academic Director of the Friedberg Manuscripts Project in Jerusalem. He also lectures at the Open University of Israel and at the Graduate School of Givat Washington College. Dr. Katz spends much of his time poring over handwritten fragments from around the world and has published widely on the Jerusalem Talmud, Aggadic literature, as well as in the field of Digital Humanities. His latest book, A Critical Edition and a Short Explanation of Talmud Yerusalmi’s Tractate Qiddushin, was published by last year (Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi & Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem 2016).
September 19, 2019