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Michael Berenbaum

Michael Berenbaum is an American scholar, professor, rabbi, writer, and filmmaker, who specializes in the study of the Holocaust. He served as Deputy Director of the Presidents Commission on the Holocaust, Project Director of the United States Ho ...

                                               

Hochschule fur die Wissenschaft des Judentums

Hochschule fur die Wissenschaft des Judentums, or Higher Institute for Jewish Studies, was a rabbinical seminary, established in Berlin in 1872 and closed down by the Nazi government of Germany in 1942. Upon the order of the government, the name ...

                                               

Joseph Leon Blau

Blau was born in Brooklyn, New York. He attended Columbia University, where he studied under Salo Wittmayer Baron. He earned his bachelors degree in 1931, his masters in 1933, and his Ph.D. in 1944, all from Columbia. Blau taught at Columbia from ...

                                               

Christian M. M. Brady

Christian M. M. Brady is an American scholar who specializes in biblical literature, rabbinic literature, and the targumim, especially Targum Lamentations and Targum Ruth. He is the inaugural Dean of the Lewis Honors College and Professor of Mode ...

                                               

British Association for Jewish Studies

The British Association for Jewish Studies is an organization in the United Kingdom that promotes scholarly study of Jewish culture. The society was founded in 1975 as a non-profit, professional organization. Its focus is on supporting and cultiv ...

                                               

Johannes Buxtorf

Johannes Buxtorf was a celebrated Hebraist, member of a family of Orientalists; professor of Hebrew for thirty-nine years at Basel and was known by the title, "Master of the Rabbis". His massive tome, De Synagoga Judaica, scrupulously documents t ...

                                               

Elisheva Carlebach Jofen

Carlebach has been the Salo Wittmayer Baron Professor of Jewish history, culture and society at Columbia University since 2008. She was previously a Professor of Jewish History at Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY, in New York City. Pr ...

                                               

Center of Jewish Studies Shanghai

The Center for Jewish Studies Shanghai was established in 1988. It is a department of the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences. Under the leadership of Dean Pan Guang CJSS has become the most influential research institute in China studying Judais ...

                                               

The Culture of Critique series

The Culture of Critique series is a trilogy of books by psychology professor Kevin B. MacDonald claiming that evolutionary psychology provides the motivations behind Jewish group behavior and culture, asserting Jewish behavior and culture are cen ...

                                               

Arnold Dashefsky

Arnold Dashefsky, born in 1942, is a professor at the University of Connecticut who has written several books on the topics relating to Jewish ethnicity, culture, ideologies, among others. Dashefsky is currently director of the North American Jew ...

                                               

James R. Davila

James R. Davila is an American biblical scholar. He is Professor of Early Jewish Studies and former Principal of St Marys College, St Andrews. A specialist in Second Temple Judaism and Old Testament Pseudepigrapha, Davila is a Participant at the ...

                                               

Dikdukei Soferim

Dikdukei Soferim is the name of a series of books written by Rabbi Raphaelo Nathan Nata Rabbinovicz, which bring different textual variants of the Babylonian Talmud from the Munich 95 manuscript, alongside comparisons to other manuscripts, old pr ...

                                               

Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognate Learning

Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognate Learning or Dropsie University, at 2321-2335 N Broad St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was America’s first degree-granting institution for post-doctoral Jewish studies. Funded by the will of Moses Aaron Drops ...

                                               

Ari Elon

Ari Elon is an Israeli writer, a Talmud scholar and educator. Elon was born in Jerusalem in 1950. He is the son of former Israel Supreme Court Justice Menachem Elon. Elons brothers include the late Israeli politician, MK Benny Elon, disgraced Rab ...

                                               

Charlotte Fonrobert

Charlotte Elisheva Fonrobert is a professor in the Religious Studies department of Stanford University. She specializes in Judaism, especially talmudic literature and culture. Her research interests include gender in Jewish culture, the relations ...

                                               

Menachem Friedman

Menachem Friedman was an Israeli Emeritus Professor of sociology at Bar Ilan University, Ramat-Gan. His expertise was religion and the confrontations between religious and secular Judaism in modern history. He also studied the modern process of H ...

                                               

Futurism (Judaism)

David Passig, head of the Virtual Reality Lab at Bar-Ilan University Moshe Dror, president of the World Network of Religious Futurists Tsvi Bisk, director of the Center for Strategic Futurist Thinking Yehezkel Dror, founder of the Jewish People P ...

                                               

Hermann Gollancz

Sir Hermann Gollancz was a British rabbi and Hebrew scholar. Gollancz was the first Jew to earn a doctor of literature degree from London University and the first holder of the degree to be ordained as a rabbi. He was the first British rabbi to b ...

                                               

Erwin Ramsdell Goodenough

Erwin Ramsdell Goodenough was a scholar in the history of religion. He is specifically noted for his study of the influence of Greek culture on Judaism, what some call Hellenistic Judaism. Goodenough was born in Brooklyn, the son of Mary Belle Ra ...

                                               

Heinrich Graetz

Heinrich Graetz was amongst the first historians to write a comprehensive history of the Jewish people from a Jewish perspective. Born Tzvi Hirsh Graetz to a butcher family in Xions now Ksiaz Wielkopolski, Grand Duchy of Posen, in Prussia now in ...

                                               

Raul Hilberg

Raul Hilberg was an Austrian-born Jewish-American political scientist and historian. He was widely considered to be the worlds preeminent scholar of the Holocaust, and his three-volume, 1.273-page magnum opus, The Destruction of the European Jews ...

                                               

Pieter Willem van der Horst

Pieter Willem van der Horst is a scholar and university professor emeritus specializing in New Testament studies, Early Christian literature, and the Jewish and Hellenistic context of Early Christianity.

                                               

Diane and Guilford Glazer Institute of Jewish Studies

The Diane and Guilford Glazer Institute of Jewish Studies, formerly the Institute of Jewish Studies, is a center devoted to Judaic studies in Nanjing, China. It is associated with the Department of Religious Studies of Nanjing University. The ins ...

                                               

Jewish philosophy

Jewish philosophy includes all philosophy carried out by Jews, or in relation to the religion of Judaism. Until modern Haskalah and Jewish emancipation, Jewish philosophy was preoccupied with attempts to reconcile coherent new ideas into the trad ...

                                               

Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies

The Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania is the worlds first and only institution exclusively dedicated to post-doctoral research on Jewish Civilization. It hosts one of the countrys most noted inte ...

                                               

June Leavitt

June Leavitt is an American-Israeli scholar of Franz Kafka and author of a number of books, both academic and literary, including The Mystical Life of Franz Kafka: Theosophy, Cabala and the Modern Spiritual Revival, and Esoteric Symbols: The Taro ...

                                               

Israel Lewy

He was educated at the Jewish Theological Seminary and the University in Breslau. In 1874 he was appointed docent at the Lehranstalt fur die Wissenschaft des Judenthums in Berlin, and in 1883, on the death of David Joel, he was called to the semi ...

                                               

Charles Liebman

Charles S. Liebman was a political scientist and prolific author on Jewish life and Israel. A professor at Bar-Ilan University, he previously served on university faculties in the United States.

                                               

Herbert Loewe

Herbert Martin James Loewe was a noted scholar of Semitic languages and Jewish culture. His grandfather, Louis Loewe, had been Sir Moses Montefiore’s secretary and the first Principal of the Judith Lady Montefiore College at Ramsgate.

                                               

London School of Jewish Studies

The London School of Jewish Studies is a London-based organisation providing adult educational courses and training to the wider Jewish community. Since 2012 LSJS also offers rabbinical training, returning to its roots. Many leading figures in Br ...

                                               

Dagmar C. G. Lorenz

Dagmar C. G. Lorenz is Professor of German studies and from 2006 to 2010 served as Director of Jewish Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She teaches and publishes on Austrian, German and German-Jewish literature and culture, and Ho ...

                                               

Shaul Magid

Shaul Magid is the Distinguished Fellow in Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College. From 2004-2018 he was a professor of religious studies and the Jay and Jeannie Schottenstein Chair of Jewish Studies in Modern Judaism at Indiana University as well a ...

                                               

Marshall Sklare Award

The Marshall Sklare Award is an annual honor of the Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry. The ASSJ seeks to recognize "a senior scholar who has made a significant scholarly contribution to the social scientific study of Jewry." In ...

                                               

Monatsschrift fur die Geschichte und Wissenschaft des Judenthums

Monatsschrift fur die Geschichte und Wissenschaft des Judenthums is a monthly journal devoted to the science of Judaism. It was founded by Zecharias Frankel in Dresden in 1851, following the suppression of Zeitschrift fur die Religiosen Interesse ...

                                               

Jacob Neusner bibliography

This is a list of books by Jacob Neusner. Articles, reviews, etc. are not included here. Sifra. The Judaic Commentary on Leviticus. A New Translation. The Leper. Leviticus 13:1-14:57. Chico, 1985: Scholars Press for Brown Judaic Studies. Now: Lan ...

                                               

Louis E. Newman

Louis E. Newman is the John M. and Elizabeth W. Musser Professor of Religious Studies, emeritus at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota and Associate Vice Provost and Director of Undergraduate Advising and Research at Stanford University. Ne ...

                                               

Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies

The Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies is a Recognised Independent Centre of the University of Oxford, England. Its research fellows teach on a variety of undergraduate and masters degrees in Oriental studies, and it publishes the Journa ...

                                               

Stefan Reif

Stefan Reif is professor emeritus at the University of Cambridge. He was born in Edinburgh. He has a PhD from University College London and a Doctor of Literature from Cambridge.

                                               

Salomon Ludwig Steinheim Institute

The Salomon Ludwig Steinheim Institute of German-Jewish Studies is a research institute of the University of Duisburg-Essen whose research focuses on the cultural and religious history as well as the history of literature and events of the Jewish ...

                                               

Shuly Rubin Schwartz

Shuly Rubin Schwartz is the Irving Lehrman Research Associate Professor of American Jewish History and Walter and Sarah Schlesinger Dean of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies at The Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Schwartz is a graduate o ...

                                               

Alan F. Segal

Alan F. Segal was a scholar of ancient religions, specializing in Judaisms relationship to Christianity. Segal was a distinguished scholar, author, and speaker, self-described as a "believing Jew and twentieth-century humanist." Segal was one of ...

                                               

Marc B. Shapiro

Marc B. Shapiro is a professor and the author of various books and articles on Jewish history, philosophy, theology, and rabbinic literature.

                                               

Sholem Aleichem Amur State University

Sholem Aleichem Amur State University, formerly Birobidzhan State Pedagogical Institute, is a university in Russia. This is the only university based in the Jewish Autonomous Oblast. It is named after Jewish-Russian author Sholem Aleichem.

                                               

Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies

The Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies, founded in August 1990 by Rabbi Joshua Stampfer of Portland, Oregon, and Dr. Stanley Hordes of Santa Fe, New Mexico, is the major academic organization conducting and encouraging research on the Crypto-Jews ...

                                               

Ephraim Avigdor Speiser

Ephraim Avigdor Speiser was an Jewish Polish-born American Assyriologist. He discovered the ancient site of Tepe Gawra in 1927 and supervised its excavation between 1931 and 1938. Speiser was married to Sue Gimbel Dannenbaum, granddaughter of Cha ...

                                               

Ariel Toaff

Ariel Toaff is a professor of Medieval and Renaissance History at Bar Ilan University in Israel, whose work has focused on Jews and their history in Italy. He came to international prominence with the 2007 publication of the first edition of his ...

                                               

UCL Institute of Jewish Studies

The UCL Institute of Jewish Studies is an institute located in London, United Kingdom dedicated to the academic study of all branches of Jewish history and civilization. It is a privately funded institute within the Department of Hebrew and Jewis ...

                                               

Ukrainian Association for Jewish Studies

The Ukrainian Association for Jewish Studies is a non-profit academic and professional non-governmental organization that brings together Ukrainian scholars and students who work in the field of Jewish studies. The UAJS was established in 2015. T ...

                                               

Ellen Umansky

Dr. Ellen M. Umansky is the Carl and Dorothy Bennett Professor of Judaic Studies and Director of the Bennett Center for Judaic Studies at Fairfield University located in Fairfield, Connecticut, positions that she has held since 1994. Before comin ...

                                               

Burton Visotzky

Burton L. Visotzky is an American rabbi and scholar of midrash. He is the Appleman Professor of Midrash and Interreligious Studies at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.