Dora Golding Professor of Biblical Studies
Near Eastern and Judaic Studies
The Bible and its interpretation.
Brandeis University, Ph.D.
Brandeis University, M.A.
Brandeis University, B.A.
Awards and Honors
Lady DAvis Visiting Professor at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem (2012)
My People's Prayerbook, to which i contributed in all 10 volumes, received a National Jewish Book Award (2008)
Best Book 2006 Book Awards, Judaism, for How to Read the Bible (2006)
National Jewish Book Award in Scholarship Category for the Jewish Study Bible (2004)
Keter Torah Award, Bureau of Jewish Education, for "pioneering role in creating and shaping the Me'ah Program for adult Jewish learning (1999)
Michael L. Walzer Award for Excellence in Teaching (1991 - 1992)
National Endowment for Humanities Summer Stipend (1991)
American Philosophical Society travel grant (1990 - 1991)
Bernstein Faculty Fellowship (1990 - 1991)
B'nai Zion Hebrew Award (1978)
Raucher Award for Hebrew (1977)
|FYS||45a||JustBooks: Divine and Human Justice|
|NEJS||10a||Biblical Hebrew Grammar and Texts|
|NEJS||110a||Biblical Hebrew Texts|
|NEJS||111a||The Hebrew Bible/Old Testament|
|NEJS||115b||Gender and the Bible|
|NEJS||117b||Dead Sea Scrolls|
|NEJS||118b||The Book of Psalms|
|NEJS||121b||Biblical Poetry: Love and Death|
|NEJS||122b||Biblical Narrative Texts: The Historical Tradition|
|NEJS||208a||Biblical Hebrew Composition|
|NEJS||210a||Exodus: A Study in Method|
|NEJS||213b||Teaching the Bible|
|NEJS||231a||Graduate Proseminar in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies|