People


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    Ilona Ben-Moshe

    Language Lecturer of Hebrew and Judaic Studies

    Research Interest: SLA curriculum design and implementation; Language education policies and planning; Student and program evaluation; Incorporating culture studies in language teaching.

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    Robert Chazan

    Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies

    Research Interest: Medieval Jewish History; the Church and the Jews

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    Hasia R. Diner

    Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies and History

    Research Interest: American Jewish history, American immigration history and women's history

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    David Engel

    Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies

    Research Interest: Modern Jewish political history; History of the Jews in Eastern Europe; the Holocaust

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    Gennady Estraikh

    Clinical Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies

    Research Interest: Jewish intellectual history in the 19th and 20th centuries with an accent on Yiddish literary milieus; Publishing and civil-society organizations

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    Yael S. Feldman

    Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies

    Research Interest: Hebrew and Comparative Literature and History of Ideas, Bible to Modern; literary theory; gender and cultural studies; psychoanalytic criticism; secularism and nationalism

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    Daniel E. Fleming

    Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies

    Research Interest: Assyriology; Hebrew Bible interpretation and cultural history; ancient Syria; Emar; ancient religion; interplay of ancient Near Eastern societies

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    Michah Gottlieb

    Associate Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies

    Research Interest: Modern Jewish Thought and Philosophy

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    Benjamin Hary

    Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies

    Research Interest: History of Jewish Languages; Jewish Religion, History, Society and Culture in the Islamic world; Judeo-Arabic Language and Linguistics; Corpus Linguistics and Modern Hebrew

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    Alex P. Jassen

    Associate Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies

    Research Interest: Dead Sea Scrolls, Second Temple Judaism, Hebrew Bible, Rabbinic Judaism, Early Christianity, Biblical Interpretation, History of Law, Religion and Violence

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    Rosalie Kamelhar

    Senior Language Lecturer of Hebrew and Judaic Studies

    Research Interest: Hebrew Language

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    Marion A. Kaplan

    Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies

    Research Interest: German-Jewish History

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    Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett

    Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies

    Research Interest: Jewish cultural performance, aesthetics of everyday life, tourism, museums, and heritage.

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    Adina Marom

    Senior Language Lecturer of Hebrew and Judaic Studies

    Research Interest: Modern Hebrew Language and Culture; Linguistics; Modern Hebrew Literature

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    Ann Macy Roth

    Clinical Associate Professor of Art History and Hebrew and Judaic Studies

    Research Interest: Ancient Egyptian society and religion, particularly in the early periods; gender, royalty, wealth, and rank as expressed in architecture and art; archaeology of cemeteries

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    Jeffrey L. Rubenstein

    Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies

    Research Interest: Rabbinic stories; Talmud; Jewish law; Jewish liturgy; ethics; Second Temple literature

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    Elisha Russ-Fishbane

    Assistant Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies

    Research Interest: Jews of the Islamic world; medieval Jewish philosophy and literature; Maimonides and the Maimonidean legacies; history of Jewish law

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    Lawrence H. Schiffman

    Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies

    Research Interest: Dead Sea Scrolls; Jewish religious, political, and social history in late antiquity; the history of Jewish law and Talmudic literature.

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    Ronald W. Zweig

    Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies

    Research Interest: History of British mandate, state of Israel and modern Jewish history