Watch the Recording- From Proposal to Publication: A Discussion with Dr. Cedric Cohen-Skalli About His New Book and the Process of Getting There
Avi will sit for a special double interview to discuss Dr. Cedric Cohen-Skalli's new book 'Don Isaac Abravanel: An Intellectual Biography' and take a behind-the-scenes look at the translation and publication process.

Listen to our 'Publication Success' interview with:

Dr. Cedric Cohen-Skalli

Director of the Bucerius Institute,
Jewish Thought at Haifa University

Prof. Jonathan Decter

Edmond J. Safra Professor,
Sephardic Studies at Brandeis University

Sylvia Fuks Fried

Editorial Director,
at Brandeis University Press

Listen to the recording of our special double session starting with Dr. Cedric Cohen-Skalli and Prof. Jonathan Decter discussing Cedric's new book 'Don Isaac Abravanel: An Intellectual Biography' and then go behind-the-scenes to look at the book translation and publishing process with Cedric and Sylvia Fuks Fried, executive director of the Tauber Institute and editorial director of Brandeis University Press. 
  • The need for a new book on Abravanel that focuses on his intellectual thought
  • The role of Abravanel as a formative Jewish thinker and philosopher of Jewish modernity
  • What the process of translating a full manuscript for an academic university press is like
  • What changes and adaptations need to be made before, during or after translation for a new target audience