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Dr. Joshua Berman

Adjunct Professor of Jewish Studies

Division: Graduate Studies, Undergraduate Studies
Program: Jewish Studies (Graduate), Jewish Studies (Undergraduate)

Dr. Berman studied at Yeshivat Har-Etzion, Princeton University and holds a doctorate in Bible from Bar-Ilan University. He is a lecturer in Tanach at Bar-Ilan University and an associate fellow at the Shalem Center, and is the author of The Temple: Its Symbolism and Meaning Then and Now (Jason Aronson, 1995), currently in its second printing. His articles on contemporary issues have appeared in the pages of Tradition, L’Eylah, Midstream, Judaism and the Jerusalem Post. H is most recent book is Created Equal: How the Bible Broke with Ancient Political Thought, (Oxford University Press, 2008), cited as a National Jewish Book Award Finalist in Scholarship for 2008.