Ed Greenstein

Scholar: Yochanan Muffs inspired generations of students.

Yochanan Muffs, Scholar of Bible, Law and Languages, Is Dead

Yochanan Muffs, a scholar of Bible, law and Semitic languages whose books illuminated the legal and social meaning of emotions such as love and joy in the lives of Jews in antiquity, succumbed to Parkinson’s disease on December 6.