Ginsberg, Harold Louis

(1903-90)
   American biblical scholar and Semitist. He was born in Montreal. He became professor of Bible at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in 1941. He wrote studies of biblical philology, history and religion. In addition, he contributed to Aramaic lingistics and was a pioneer in the interpretation of Ugaritic texts and their application to the Bible.

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  • GINSBERG, HAROLD LOUIS — (1903–1990) U.S. Bible scholar and Semitist. Born in Montreal (Canada), Ginsberg, at the urging of his parents, spent two years in medical school. With their premature deaths, he decided to move to mandatory Palestine in the early 1920s, where he …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • ECCLESIASTES — (Heb. קּוֹהֶלֶת ,הַקּוֹהֶלֶת), one of the group of minor writings of the Hagiographa known as the Five Scrolls (Megillot). The name Ecclesiastes is Greek and probably means member of the assembly. It renders the Hebrew word kohelet (qohelet, or… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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