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R. Judah Ibn Bal'am's Commentary on Isaiah (review)

R. Judah Ibn Bal'am's Commentary on Isaiah (review) R. JUDAH IBN BAL'AM'S COMMENTARY ON ISAIAH. By Moshe Goshen-Gottstein. The Institute for the History of Jewish Bible Research: Sources and Studies 5. pp. vii + 267. Ramat-Gan: Bar-Han University Press, 1992. Cloth, $28.00. The scholarship of Professor Moshe Goshen-Gottstein encompassed diverse areas of expertise often combined by earlier generations but unusual among those teaching and writing into the final decades of the twentieth century. He made major contributions in areas such as biblical scholarship, Hebrew language and linguistics, Aramaic, and comparative Semitics. Moreover, he was a master teacher and the guiding force behind a number of projects, including the Institute for the History of Jewish Bible Research at Bar-Han University. The current volume is largely based on the doctoral dissertation of Goshen-Gottstein's student, Ma'aravi Perez, who examined Ibn Bal'am's commentary on Isaiah and compared it to Sa'adiah's (Bar-Ilan University, 1977/1978). This volume presents a significant work in the history of Jewish Bible scholarship, with consistent philological and Semitic-language concerns, emphasizing the explanation of grammatical and lexical points and using illustrations from Targum and Arabic sources. How fitting a tribute to Goshen-Gottstein's memory! Yehi zichro barukh. Judah Ibn Bal'am was among the earliest in the long chain of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Hebrew Studies National Association of Professors of Hebrew

R. Judah Ibn Bal'am's Commentary on Isaiah (review)

Hebrew Studies , Volume 35 (1) – Oct 5, 1994

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R. JUDAH IBN BAL'AM'S COMMENTARY ON ISAIAH. By Moshe Goshen-Gottstein. The Institute for the History of Jewish Bible Research: Sources and Studies 5. pp. vii + 267. Ramat-Gan: Bar-Han University Press, 1992. Cloth, $28.00. The scholarship of Professor Moshe Goshen-Gottstein encompassed diverse areas of expertise often combined by earlier generations but unusual among those teaching and writing into the final decades of the twentieth century. He made major contributions in areas such as biblical scholarship, Hebrew language and linguistics, Aramaic, and comparative Semitics. Moreover, he was a master teacher and the guiding force behind a number of projects, including the Institute for the History of Jewish Bible Research at Bar-Han University. The current volume is largely based on the doctoral dissertation of Goshen-Gottstein's student, Ma'aravi Perez, who examined Ibn Bal'am's commentary on Isaiah and compared it to Sa'adiah's (Bar-Ilan University, 1977/1978). This volume presents a significant work in the history of Jewish Bible scholarship, with consistent philological and Semitic-language concerns, emphasizing the explanation of grammatical and lexical points and using illustrations from Targum and Arabic sources. How fitting a tribute to Goshen-Gottstein's memory! Yehi zichro barukh. Judah Ibn Bal'am was among the earliest in the long chain of

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Published: Oct 5, 1994

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