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Lecture at Shomrei Hadath Synagogue by Prof Sacha Stern

May 1st 2013

 

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Biography

Sacha Stern is Professor of Rabbinic Judaism and Head of Department at the UCL Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies. He holds a BA in Ancient History from Oxford (1986), an MA in Social Anthropology from UCL (1988), and a D.Phil in Jewish Studies from Oxford (1992). He has also studied in Yeshivot in Israel. Before joining UCL in 2005, he was Lecturer in Jewish Studies at Jews' College, London and then Reader in Jewish Studies at SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies). 

 

Books 

Calendars in Antiquity: Empires, States, and Societies  6 Sep 2012 

Sects and Sectarianism in Jewish History (IJS Studies in Judaica)  31 May 2011 

Time and Process in Ancient Judaism  29 Nov 2007 

Calendar and Community: A History of the Jewish Calendar, 2nd Century BCE to 10th Century CE 4 Oct 2001 

Jewish Identity in Early Rabbinic Writings (Arbeiten zur Geschichte des Antiken Judentums und des Urchristentums...)  1 Aug 1994