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JPPI’s Podcast: Professor Yair Zakovitch and Professor Avigdor Shinan on the Song of Songs Scroll and it`s relevance for today.

Shmuel Rosner, Professor Yair Zakovitch and Professor Avigdor Shinan discuss their new book – The Song of Songs Scroll, a New Israeli Commentary.

Prof. Yair Zakovitch, professor emeritus in biblical studies, held the Father Takeji Otsuki Professor of Bible Studies Chair at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and was Professor of Jewish Peoplehood at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya.

Prof. Avigdor Shinan is Professor Emeritus in the departments of Hebrew Literature, Yiddish and Comparative Jewish Folklore at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Shinan has served as head of the departments of General Studies, and of Hebrew Literature and as Dean of the Hebrew University. He has served as visiting Professor at Yale, JTS, and Yeshiva University and has also taught at Ben-Gurion, Tel-Aviv, and at the Schechter Institute