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Listen: Vanderbilt professor studies image of dog in Jewish history

by | Posted on Tuesday, Jun. 18, 2013 — 11:42 AM

 

A Jew's Best Friend? The Image of the Dog throughout Jewish History (Sussex Academic Press)

A new book that explores the cultural manifestations of the relationship between dogs and Jews from ancient to contemporary times has been co-edited by Phillip  Ackerman-Lieberman, assistant professor of Jewish studies and law at Vanderbilt. …A Jew’s Best Friend? The Image of the Dog throughout Jewish History, co-edited by Rakefet Zalashik, covers geographical areas ranging from the Middle East through Europe and to North America. Listen to Divinity School Librarian Chris Benda’s interview with Ackerman-Lieberman.

Contact:
Ann Marie Deer Owens, (615) 322-NEWS
annmarie.owens@vanderbilt.edu


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