The 12th Annual Conference of the Association for Jewish Studies (AJS) was held at the Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston, MA (December 21-23, 1980).

The conference included a session on “Judaism in Late Antiquity.”

Chairperson: Robert G. Goldenberg (State University of New York at Stony Brook)
~ Josephus as Biblical Exegete on Ruth Moshe
J. Bernstein (Yeshiva University)
~ The Rabbi as Holy Man
Baruch M. Bokser (University of California at Berkeley)
~ Pagan, Jewish and Christian Views on National Law and National Character
Joel E. Rembaum (University of Judaism)