Sunday, May 07, 2017


Punishment for Unnecessary Emendations

Dov Zlotnick (1925-2014), Introduction to Saul Lieberman (1898-1983), Greek in Jewish Palestine/Hellenism in Jewish Palestine (New York: Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 1994), p. x:
Rabbenu Tam (1100-1171), the greatest of the Tosafists, for example, wrote that it seemed to him that they "who emend needlessly will be sentenced to the chambers of hell."10

10 Sepher Hayashar, ed. S.F. Rosenthal (New York, 1959), p. 75.

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