Monthly Archives: November 2017

Torah-Reading Customs in Diverse Jewish Communities

Ever since Ezra the Scribe introduced the regular, public practice of Torah reading (fifth century BCE), Kriat haTorah has been a key component of communal Jewish worship. Following a set procedure dating.

Prof. Arie Zaban Installed as BIU President

Prof. Arie Zaban, flanked by Board of Trustees Chairman Michael Jesselson and Council of Trustees Chairman Dr. Lipa Meir, was presented with a scroll upon his installation as the eighth president of Bar-Ilan University. In his inaugural speech Prof. Zaban.