Doctor Cyrus Adler, president of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, announces that with the assistance of the Emergency Committee in. Aid of Displaced German Scholars and the Rockefeller Foundation, the seminary has been enabled to invite two eminent German scholars as visiting professors for the coming year. They are Professor Julius Lewy, formerly of the University of Giessen, and Dr. Alexander Sperber, formerly of the University of Bonn.
Professor Lewy has been invited by the Johns Hopkins University to lecture there for the first half of the academic year 1934-35 and will come to the seminary for the second semester. He is a foremost Assyriologist. His lectures at the seminary will concern themselves with the archaeological background of the Bible.
Dr. A. Sperber is a leading authority on Bible versions, especially the Septuagint and the Targum, on which he worked with Professor Kahle of Bonn. He will lecture at the seminary during the first semester of 1934-1935, and at Dropsie College during the second semester.