Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Undergraduates and ancient Judaism


OCU Hebrew students to study Dead Sea Scrolls (AP). Background here.

IU Bloomington junior David Bloom receives 2013 Palmer-Brandon Prize in the Humanities (Indiana University press release).
Majoring in French, Jewish studies and religious studies with a minor in Hebrew, [IU junior David] Bloom's research areas include the conception of self in the Hebrew Bible, the Apocrypha, pseudepigrapha and the Dead Sea Scrolls. A native of Louisville, Ky., he intends to become a rabbi.