Dr. Aharon (Roni) Shweka
|1999||M.A. (Summa cum Laude)||Hebrew University||Talmud|
|1995||B.Sc||Hebrew University||Computer Science and Talmud|
The Controversy about the Marriage Statute of Toledo. Supervisors: Prof. Israel Ta-Shma z”l and Prof. Yom-Tov Assis z”l
Studies in Halakhot Gedolot: Text and Recension. Supervisor: Prof. Robert Brody
|2011||Oriental Institute, OCHJS, Oxford University|
|2014/15||Starr fellow, Center for Jewish Studies, Harvard University|
List of Publications
Y. Sussmann in collaboration with Y. Rosenthal and A. Shweka, Thesaurus of Talmudic Manuscripts, 3 volumes, Jerusalem: Ben Zvi Institute 2012. (Hebrew)
A New Song: Talmudic Essays on Israeli Rock Songs. Jerusalem: Carmel, 2011. (Hebrew)
“The Responsa Book of R. Yosef Karo (‘She’elot Utshuvot’), and his Commentary to the Sugya ‘If my father will agree…’ (Kiddushin 63)”, Asufot 8 (1994), pp. 185-208. (Hebrew)
“The Writings of Shraga Abramson – A Bibliography”, Shraga Abramson – in memoriam. Jerusalem: The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, 1997, pp. 26-76. (Hebrew)
“The Controversy about the Marriage Statute of Toledo”, Tarbiz 68 (1998), pp. 87-127. (Hebrew)
“Concerning The Chapters Nedarim and Nazir in Halakhot Gedolot”, Tarbiz 74 (2005), pp. 305-312. (Hebrew)
J. Olszowy-Schlanger and R. Shweka, “Newly discovered early palimpsest fragments of the Talmud Yerushalmi from the Cairo Genizah”, Revue des Études Juives 172 (2013), pp. 49-81.
“The Tablets of Stone and The Law and The Commandment”, Tarbiz 81 (2013), pp. 343-366. (Hebrew)
“Was the Torah Given ‘One Scroll at a Time’ or ‘Sealed’?”, Sidra 30 (2015), pp. 179-200. (Hebrew)
“‘And Every Day They Make Quarrels’: A Chapter from the History of the Jewish Community in Jerusalem in the 13th Century According to Letters of R. Yehiel the Frenchman”, Sefunot 25 (2017), pp. 13-55. (Hebrew)
“She’iltot d’Rav Achai and the Early Babylonian Homily”, Sidra 32 (2017), pp. 145-202. (Hebrew)
“A Study of Two Phrases following Yehuda Amichai and Amos Oz”, Al Yad Yechiel: Studies Dedicated to Yechiel Kara, Jerusalem 2018, pp. 157-171. (Hebrew)
“Two Dialects: Jewish Babylonian Aramaic and Geonic Aramaic”, E. Bar-Asher Segal and D. Ya’akov (eds.), Medieval Hebrew and Aramaic – Studies in Language and Grammatical Thought, Jerusalem 2020, pp. 256-285 (Hebrew).
“A She’iltot Rotulus by R. Ephraim Ben Shemarya and the Palestinian Tradition of Sefer haShe’iltot”, Ginze Kedem 16 (2020), pp. 179-231. (Hebrew)
“A Hidden Gem: In memory of my late father Prof. Yaacov Choueka z”l”, Ginze Kedem 17 (2021), pp. 9-25. (Hebrew)
“Treasures in Book-Bindings (review on: Simcha Emanuel, Hidden Treasures from Europe, vol II, Jerusalem 2019)”, Zion 87 (2022), pp. 131-139. (Hebrew)
“The Bologna Fragment of Halakhot Gedolot and its Relation to the Italian Textual Tradition of the Book”, M. Perani (ed.), Hidden on the Surface: Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts as Book-Bindings in Italian Archives and Libraries, Brill: Leiden. To appear.
Stillman, Norman (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, Leiden: Brill, 2010:
Bustanay ben Kafnay; Yehuday Gaon; Qayyara, Simeon; Amram ben Sheshna Gaon; Samuel ben Hofni Gaon (and his works); Israel ben Samuel Gaon ha-Kohen; Dosa ben Sa`adya Gaon; Joseph Bar Hiyya; Ibn al-Mashita, Daniel; Daniel ben Sa`adya ha-Bavli.
Papers in Digital Humanities
L. Wolf, R. Littman, N. Mayer, N. Dershowitz, R. Shweka, and Y. Choueka. Automatically Identifying Join Candidates in the Cairo Genizah. Post ICCV workshop on eHeritage and Digital Art Preservation, 2009.
R. Shweka, Y. Choueka, L. Wolf, and N. Dershowitz. “And Join them One to Another”: Identifying Handwritings and Joining Genizah Fragments by Computer. Ginze Kedem 7, 2011. (Hebrew)
R. Shweka, Y. Choueka, L. Wolf, N. Dershowitz, and M. Zeldin. Automatic Extraction of Catalog Data from Genizah Fragments' Images. Digital Humanities (ADHO). 2011.
L. Wolf, N. Dershowitz, L. Potikha, T. German, R. Shweka, and Y. Choueka. Automatic Paleographic Exploration of Genizah Manuscripts. Codicology and Palaeography in the Digital Age II, Norderstedt, 2011.
L. Wolf, R. Littman, N. Mayer, T. German, N. Dershowitz, R. Shweka, and Y. Choueka. Identifying Join Candidates in the Cairo Genizah. International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV) 94, 2011.
L. Wolf, N. Dershowitz, L. Potikha, R. Shweka, and Y. Choueka. Computerized Paleography: Tools for Historical Manuscripts. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP). 2011.
L. Wolf, L. Litwak, N. Dershowitz, R. Shweka, and Y. Choueka. Active Clustering of Document Fragments using Information Derived from Both Images and Catalogs. IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV). 2011.
R. Shweka, Y. Choueka, L. Wolf, and N. Dershowitz. Automatic Extraction of Catalog Data from Digital Images of Historical Manuscripts. Digital Scholarship in the Humanities (OUP; formerly: Literary and Linguistic Computing) 28, 2013.
Ben-Shalom, Y. Choueka, N. Dershowitz, R. Shweka, and L. Wolf. Where is my Other Half? Digital Humanities (ADHO). 2014.
Ben Shalom, A. Ben Shalom, N. Levy, L. Wolf, T. Hazan, N. Dershowitz, Y. Bar, R. Shweka, and Y. Choueka. Congruency-Based Reranking. IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR). 2014.
Ben Shalom, N. Levy, L. Wolf, N. Dershowitz, A. Ben Shalom, R. Shweka, Y. Choueka, and T. Hazan. Active Congruency-Based Reranking. Frontiers in Digital Humanities 3, 2016.
N. Levy, A. Ben-Shalom, I. Ben-Shalom, L. Wolf, N. Dershowitz, R. Shweka, and Y. Choueka. Consolidating the Results of Automatic Search in Large-Scale Digital Collections. S. Brookes, M. Rehbein and P. Stokes (eds.), Digital Palaeography, Routledge: UK. To appear.
R. Shweka, Friedberg Genizah Project, Textual History of the Bible, vol. 3, Brill: Leiden. To appear.
|02057-01||The Geonim: The Jewish World after the Talmud||Spring Semester||For all students||credits equal 1 annual course hours|
|02058-01||Treasures of the Cairo Genizah||Spring Semester||For all students||credits equal 1 annual course hours|
|03158-01||On the Same Gemara Page: Talmudic Readings Following Meir Ariel||Spring Semester||credits equal 1 annual course hours|
|03159-01||Israeli Rock in Dialog with the Talmud||Spring Semester||credits equal 1 annual course hours|
Talmudic literature, Rabbinic literature, Geonic literature, Jewish medieval history, Cairo Genizah, Digital Humanities.
- Last modified: 4/07/2022