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Moses, Songs

Miriam’s Song of the Sea: A Women’s Victory Performance

Miriam and the Israelite women echo briefly the famous Song of the Sea sung earlier in Exodus 15… or do they? A closer examination reveals a more prominent role for Miriam and provides information about women as musical performers using song, dance, and drums in ancient Israel.

Prof.

Carol Meyers

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God's Flaming Fiery Anger

Dr.

Deena Grant

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Haazinu: The Song's Enigmatic Climax

The final phrase of Haazinu (Deut 32:1-43) in the MT, וכפר אדמתו עמו, is grammatically problematic, but the textual variants may help clarify its meaning.

Dr. Rabbi

Zev Farber

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Does the Torah End with "The End"?

Traditional and Critical Perspectives on the Ending of The Torah

Prof.

Richard Elliott Friedman

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Exploring the Multiple Metaphors for God in Shirat Haazinu

Prof. Rabbi

Andrea L. Weiss

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