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2 June 1619 Johannes Buxtorf , Christian Hebraist, Attends a Circumcision in Basel #otdimjh

“The circumcision of 1619 is the best known incident in the life of Johannes Buxtorfl. While Buxtorf is clearly an exceptional figure and had unusual opportunities to work closely with Jews, his attendance at the circumcision and its consequences illustrate both the possibilities and … Continue reading

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23 March 1831 Death of Christian Hebraist, Giovanni Bernardo De Rossi #otdimjh

Jews, Christians and Messianic Jews owe a profound debt of gratitiude to the life and scholarship of this great scholar of Hebrew. Giovanni Bernardo De Rossi (October 25, 1742, Castelnuovo Nigra, Piedmont – March 23, 1831, Parma) was an Italian … Continue reading

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