Rami (Avraham) Reiner

Lectures

2014 Rabbenu Tam and Henri Count of Champagne: A Correspondence and its Meaning, Conference in honor of Prof. Elchanan Reiner, Krakow.

2014 Divorce Laws as a Test Case for the Issues of Society and Jewish Law in the Philosophy of Rabbenu Tam, Faculty of Law, Bar Ilan University, Israel

2014 "'Sefer Hayashar le-rabbennu Tam' The Structure and the Coherence of the Book". Conference in honor of Prof. Zeev Grees. Ben Gurion University of the Negev.

2013 On the Practice of Circumcising Miscarried Fetuses: Between Halakhah and Aggadah, between Custom and Popular Belief - The Fifteenth World Congress of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem, Israel.

2013 “For Out of France shall go Forth the Torah” – Acceptance of the French Tosafists’ Method in Europe: Provence and Germany as Case Studies - Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, University of Pennsylvania.

2012 On Tombstones as a Historical Source - Session in honor of Prof. Simon Schwarzfuches, Bar-Ilan University, Israel.

2012 Divorce Laws as a Test Case for the Issues of Society and Jewish Law in the Philosophy of Rabbenu Tam - Conference of Talmud research, Bar-Ilan University, Israel.

2012 Again to Urbach’s Baálei Hatosafot: The Innovations of French Sages in Provence - Memorial evening for Prof. E.E Urbach, The National Library of Israel.

2012 Philology, Halakcha and in Between - Memorial evening for Dr. Liora Elias, The National Library of Israel.

2011 The Halakha as a Sociological Instrument - Conference on the topic of ‘Halakhik Revolutions’, Yad Yitzhak Ben-Zvi Institute, Jerusalem, Israel.

2011 Rabbi J.S. Elyashiv: Between Israel and the Gentiles and Between the Religious and the Secular - Conference of Jewish Thought Departments in Israel, Beer Sheva, Israel.

2010 Tombstones as a Reflection of The Theological Influences - International conference on the topic: Death, Burial and Mourning Liturgy in the Ashkenazi Communities of the Medieval Period, Tel Aviv University, Israel.

2010 Rashi’s Family: Between Manuscripts and Printed Books - Lecture in a series of meetings with researchers, The National Library of Israel, Jerusalem, Israel.

2010 2nd German-Israeli Frontiers of Humanities Symposium, Potsdam, Germany, 4.11.2010 - opening speech of the session: Pilgrimage and the Religious Experience – Past and Present.

2010 Evening in honor of the new book of Dr. Lucia Rasape, Leo baeck Institute, Jerusalem, 13.5.2010, Paper’s title: Jewish Hagiographic in medieval Ashkenaz.

2010 Death, Burial and Mourning Liturgy in the Ashkenazi Communities, Tel Aviv University, 12.5.2010, Paper’s title: Tombstones as a reflection of The Theological Influences.

2009 The Fifteenth World Congress of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem, 4.8.2009, Paper's title: Jewish Tombstones in Central Europe as a Historical Source.

2009 Forum for young researchers in Humanities and Social Sciences of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Jerusalem, 21.5.2009. Paper's title: Rashie's Choice in his interpretation for the Talmud.

2009 Department of Jewish history, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Departmental Seminar, 26.5.09, Paper's title:מגן עדן אל כסא הכבוד ומתחתיו- מצבות כתיעוד להתחדשות מחשבתית.

2009 A Conference on the topic: Armenian Hebrew inscriptions: Yeregis, Armenia, 12.5.09: Paper's title: Inscription Blessing the Dead: Between Armenia and Ashkenaz.

2009 Conference of the Jewish-thought departments in Israel, Ben- Gurion University of the Negev, 30.3.2009, Paper's title: נוסח פרשנות ועבריינות: לדרך טיפולו של רש"י בסוגיית 'מומר אוכל נבלות לתיאבון'.

2008 Colloquium: “Humor in the Jewish Tradition”, Hertzog College, Alon Shvut, 13.3.08 Paper’s title: Is There Humor in the Talmud?

2007 Conference on : “Haredim in Israel”, The Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem, 13.11.07 Paper’s title: Rabbi Shalom Elyashiv halakhik rulings.

2007 Goren-Goldstein international Conference, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, 30.5.07, Paper’s title: From France to Provence, the Assimilation of the Tosafist’s Innovations in the Provencial Talmudic Tradition.

2006 Conference of the Rabbinic Judges, Jerusalem, 27.12.06. Paper’s title: The Proselyte – Is he your Brother? The Status of the Proselyte in the French and Ashkenazi Communities in the Middle Ages.

2006 Conference in commemoration of the expulsion of the Jews from France in 1306, Montpellier, 20.11.2006. Paper’s title: From France to Provence, the Assimilation of the Tosafist’s Innovations in the Provencial Talmudic Tradition.

2006 Conference in honor of J. Blidstein, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, 31.10.06. Paper’s title: The French Rabbinic Courts in the 12th Century – Between Centralism and Decentralization.

2006 The Hebrew University, Colloquium of the Dept. of Talmud, 14.6.2006. Paper’s title: Sefer Hassidim: Text and Structure.

2006 Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Conference on : Conversion, Conversion, 22.3.2006. Paper’s title: The Proselyte – Is he your Brother? The Status of the Proselyte in the French and Ashkenazi Communities in the Middle Ages.

2005 14th congress of The World Union of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem, 2.8, Paper's title: The proselyte – Is he your Brother? The Status of the Proselyte in the French and Ashkenazi Communities in the Middle Ages.

2005 Rashi Conference, The Van Lear Institute, Jerusalem, 28.7, Paper's title: Rashi's Use of "Halakhot Gedolot"

2005 Conference in honor of 900 years to Rashi's death, Troyes and Paris, 28.6, Paper's title: Rabbénou Tam et Henri de Champagne: un savant juif ŕ la cour du roi.

2005 Talmud research conference, Bar-Ilan University, 30.5, Paper's title: Kfiyat Halitzah - Clarifying R. Tam’s Stand and its Acceptance in the Rabbinic Literature.

2005 Israel Academy of Sciences, Symposium in Honor of Haym Soloveitchik's book "Yeynam", 16.2, Paper's Title: R"I the Elder: Conservatism and Renewal.

2004 The institute for Jewish Studies, Hebrew University, commemorating evening for Prof. I. Ta-Shma, 24.11, Paper’s Title: Rabbenu Tam and Henri of Champagne - a Jewish scholar in the Kings’ Court.

2004 International Mediaeval Congress, Leeds, 14.7, Paper’s Title: Birkat Hametim: Variations and their Theological Meaning.

2003 Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Seminar of Dept. of Jewish History, Paper’s title: The Other – Notes on the Situation of Medieval Ashkenazi Jewry.

2003 The institute of Jewish Studies, The Hebrew University, commemorating evening for E.S. Rosenthal, 14.1., Paper’s Title: Kfiyat Halitzah - Clarifying R. Tam’s Stand and its Acceptance in the Rabbinic Literature.

2002 The Jews of Europe in the Middle Ages, International Symposium, Speyer 23.10, Paper’s Title: Rabbenu Tam and the Hegemony of the French Talmudic School in the 12th Century.

2002 Tel Aviv University, Annual Conference of the Department of Talmud, 11.5. Paper’s Title: The French Rabbinic Courts in the 12th Century – Between Centralism and Decentralization.

2001 13th congress of The World Union of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem, 4.8, Paper’s Title: Discoveries from the Jewish Cemetery of Wuerzburg 1139-1347.

2001 Rabbi Yitzhak Ben Moshe of Vienna, International Symposium, Vienna, 11.6, Paper’s Title: Rabbi Yitzhak Ben Moshe of Vienna, the Or Zaru’a: The Influence of the French Tosafists on Halakhah in Ashkenaz.

1998 Department of Religious Studies, Sorbonne, Paris, 8.2, paper’s title: Via de R. Tam: Chronologie et Itine’raire. (An abstract was published in L’Annuaire de la Section des Sciences Religieuses, Sorbonne, Paris, t. 106, 1997-1998, pp. 234-236.)

 

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