Baruch J. Schwartz is associate professor of Bible at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His research centers on Biblical religion and law, the composition of the Pentateuch, the classical prophetic literature and medieval biblical exegesis. He is the author of The Holiness Legislation (Jerusalem: Magnes Press, 1999) and of the commentary on Leviticus in The Jewish Study Bible (New York: Oxford University Press, 2004) as well as numerous scholarly articles on biblical topics.
Fall 2016 Course (REL/JDS 217): The Five Books of Moses
Courses – Spring 2017
JDS 400 / REL 400 (HA) Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit
Israel’s Enslavement and Exodus from Egypt: Exodus 1-15
11:00 am – 12:20 pm M W
Department Area Requirement: Does NOT satisfy sub-field requirement; does NOT count as departmental. Majors may petition to count this as a cognate course (in addition to the 8 required courses for the major).
Courses – Fall 2016
REL 217 / JDS 217 (HA) Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit
The Five Books of Moses
11:00 am – 12:20 pm T Th
Department Area Requirement: Ancient Mediterranean