Studying the Bible in Jerusalem and New Haven
Publication Date: January 2007
Series: AJS Perspectives: The Newsletter of the Association for Jewish Studies, Fall 2007, pp.44-45.
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Higher Education; Judaic Studies; Jewish Text; Curriculum
Coverage: United States United States
The author shares his experience studying the Hebrew Bible at both Yale University and Hebrew University, comparing and contrasting the two departments as regards teaching methods, modes and goals of inquiry, linguistic requirements and approaches, and how the study of the Hebrew Bible fits into the larger scene at each university.