Desert Wild (Jewish Review of Books, Spring 2016)

Common Clay (Jewish Review of Books, Winter 2015)

Reading the Megilla in Tehran: How Iranian Jews Celebrate Purim (Tablet Magazine)

Difference and the “Iranian” Talmud (The Talmud Blog)

Shamma Friedman, Israel Prize Winner (Tablet Magazine)

Marginalia: A Review of Joseph Cedar’s film, Footnote (Jewish Review of Books, Fall 2011; with Elli Fischer)

Brave New Bavli: Talmud in the Age of the iPad (Jewish Review of Books, Fall 2012; with Elli Fischer)

Talmudic Culture and its Discontents (The Talmud Blog, July 19, 2013)

Black Like a Raven: Menstruation and Aesthetics (The Talmud Blog, April 22, 2013)

Redacted Intertextuality (The Talmud Blog, August 20, 2012)

On the Arabic Talmud (The Talmud Blog, July 5, 2012)

The Afghani Geniza (The Talmud Blog, May 1, 2012)

Our Zoroastrian Moment (Jewish Ideas Daily, May 7, 2012)

Parsis and Jews, Exile and Return (Jewish Ideas Daily, June 25, 2012)

Iranian Jewry Today (Jewish Ideas Daily, August 6, 2012)

Maimonides in his World (Segula Magazine)

Notes Towards Srugim and Rabbinic Culture


The Dank Weight of History