Dvora Weisberg


 Dvora Weisberg

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Associate Professor of Rabbinical Literature, Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion

Ph.D., Talmud and Rabbinics,

Dvora Weisberg is Associate Professor of Rabbinics and Director of the Beit Midrash at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Los Angeles. She received her B.A. at Brandeis University and her M.A. and Ph.D. at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Before coming to HUC, Dr. Weisberg taught at the College of William and Mary and the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Weisberg is especially interested in gender issues in rabbinic texts. Her forthcoming book focuses on levirate marriage and constructs of the family in rabbinic Judaism.

Areas of Expertise
Gender issues in rabbinic texts
Rabbis’ Daughters in the Talmud
Women and ritual observance
Levirate Marriage in ancient Judaism

Areas of Interest

Rabbinical Literature



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