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Elazar
Hurvitz

Dr. Samuel Belkin Chair in Judaic Studies
Professor of Bible
MA, Yeshiva University,
PhD, Yeshiva University,
Dr. Elazar Hurvitz is a professor of Biblical and Talmudic literature, and holds the Dr. Samuel Belkin Chair in Judaic Studies. He is also an ordained Rabbi. In addition, Dr. Hurvitz is the creator and curator of the Eli Michael Microfilm Center for Genizah Studies.
He is interested in Bible, Rabbinic literature (Talmud, Geonica, Reshonim), and researching literature from the Cairo Geniza.
He received the Baumel Award in 2008.
He is the author of a two-volume set. Volume one is THE CAIRO GENIZA—THE HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION and volume two is CATALOGUE OF THE CAIRO GENIZA FRAGMENTS IN THE WESTMINSTER COLLEGE LIBRARY, CAMBRIDGE.
hurvitz@yu.edu
212-960-5365 x365
Wilf campus - Glueck Center
Room#GOTTESMAN 105
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Spring 2018
Biblical Midrashim
BIB 1220
Spring 2018
Ezra-Nehemiah
BIB 2820
Spring 2018
Hal Lit Span Jewry 10th-14th
TAS 7541
Spring 2018
Midrashic Lit. of the Tannaim
TAS 5871
Fall 2017
Biblical Midrashim
BIB 1220
Fall 2017
Job
BIB 2740
Fall 2017
Maimonides' Halakhic Writings
TAS 7544
Fall 2017
Midrashic Lit. of the Tannaim
TAS 5871
Spring 2017
Biblical Midrashim
BIB 1220
Spring 2017
Ezra-Nehemiah
BIB 2820