Professor of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies
Near Eastern and Judaic Studies
Talmud. Midrash. Liturgy. Ethics
Yale University, Ph.D.
Yale University, M.Phil.
Jewish Theological Seminary, M.H.L.
Jewish Theological Seminary, B.H.L.
Columbia University, B.S.
Jewish Theological Seminary, Rabbi
Awards and Honors
Florscheim Fellowship, Hebrew University (2006)
Shoshana Shier Distinguished Visiting Professor Toronto University (2005)
Starr Fellowship, Harvard University (1998)
Memorial Foundation Fellowship (1983 - 1984)
Manheimer Term Assistant Professor of University Studies (1982 - 1983)
Lady Davis Fellow, Hebrew Univesrity (1981)
Memorial Foundation Fellowship (1981)
Sir Isaac Wolfson Professorship in Israel (1980)
National Foundation of Jewish Culture Fellowship (1973 - 1974)
|FYS||18a||Understanding Evil and Human Destiny|
|HUM||10a||The Western Canon|
|NEJS||5a||Foundational Course in Judaic Studies|
|NEJS||25a||Introduction to Talmud|
|NEJS||125a||Topics in Advanced Talmud|
|NEJS||125b||Midrashic Literature: Sifre Deuteronomy|
|NEJS||126b||Agadic Literature: The Ethics of the Fathers with Avot d'Rabbi Nathan|
|NEJS||127a||Second Temple and Rabbinic Judaism|
|NEJS||127b||The Jewish Liturgy|