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University of Sydney 2008
FEASTS AND FASTS ; A FESTSCHRIFT IN HONOUR OF ALAN DAVID CROWN
Editors : Marianne Dacy, Jennifer Dowling, and Suzanne Faigan. Sydney, Mandelbaum Publishing, 2005, Mandelbaum Studies in Judaica No. 11. Book Order $A22.95 (Plus $7 postage in Australia and $15 for overseas) The Festschrift numbers 376 pages, and includes the work of twenty scholars such as Professors Emanuel Tov, Reinhardt Pummer, the late Ferdinand Dexinger, the late Professor David Patterson (Oxford) and Prof David Patterson from the University of Memphis as well as Professor Crown's former students. The broad ranging topics in Jewish studies are a testimony to the breadth of Professor Crown's scholarship over more than forty years. The Festschrift was in honour of Professor Crown's 70th birthday.
Jennifer Alison was one of the founders fof the Archive of Australian Judaica together with the late Professor Alan Crown and Dr Neil Radford,who was the University Librarian at the time (July 1983). As acquisitions Librarian she was responsible for building up the Library Collections, helping it become the fine research resource it is today. On her retirement in 1990 she wrote her doctoral dissertation on the history of the publisher Angus and Robertson. It was published by the Bibliographical Society in 2009 as : Doing Something for Australia: George Robertson and the Early Years of Angus and Robertson, Publishers 1888-1900.
Reading from the Honig Festschrift
Eliyahu Honig at the launch of his Festschrift at Mandelbaum House September 21, 2011.
One of the last projects in which Professor Alan Crown was involved was the compiling of this Festschrift as well as organising for a facsimile edition of the Dead Sea Scrolls to be purchased by the University of Sydney Library and exhibited in November 2011. In late 2012, a Conference based on the Cave 4 discoversies of the Dead Sea Scrolls was named after Professor Alan Crown and conevned b/ Professor Ian Young (Hebrew Biblical and Jewish Studies, Sydney University ) and Dr Shani Tzoref (Hebrew univeristy). Papers from the Conference are in press in a soon to be published volume.