Jerusalem Post: Sefaria Turns A Female Page

Jerusalem Post: Sefaria Turns A Female Page. “Educators, rabbis, scholars and the intellectually curious have been turning to Sefaria, a ‘living library of Jewish texts online,’ for years. And on Wednesday, the platform finally added its first female commentator, the renowned professor and scholar Nechama Leibowitz. “

PR Newswire: Gale Introduces New Digital Archive on Religions of America (PRESS RELEASE)

PR Newswire: Gale Introduces New Digital Archive on Religions of America (PRESS RELEASE). “Gale, a Cengage company, is introducing a new digital archive that explores the history and unique character of the American religious experience. Religions of America provides scholars and researchers access to the largest resource of its kind that follows the development of religions and religious movements born in and significantly reshaped by the United States from 1820 to 1990. This never-before-digitized collection contains thousands of rare resources that opens a window for scholars and researchers onto the contemporary religious condition and its impact on modern American society and politics.”

Gizmodo: How Ancient Religious Texts Went Digital

Gizmodo: How Ancient Religious Texts Went Digital. “Digitizing sacred texts, while sometimes viewed as a scandalous endeavor, is one that expands information beyond just an inner circle of scholars and the faithful. Justin Parrott, a research fellow at Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research, just finished his masters of research in Islamic studies last year using the search engines to analyze a particular idea across a whole genre of Islamic texts.”