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Elazar Hurvitz

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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Fall 2018
Biblical Midrashim
BIB 1220

 

Job
BIB 2740H

 

Midrashic Liter of the Amoraim
TAS 5872

 

Text Develop of Mishnah Talm
TAS 7821

 

Spring 2018
Biblical Midrashim
BIB 1220

 

Ezra-Nehemiah
BIB 2820

 

Hal Lit Span Jewry 10th-14th
TAS 7541

 

Midrashic Lit. of the Tannaim
TAS 5871

 

Fall 2017
Biblical Midrashim
BIB 1220

 

Job
BIB 2740

 

Maimonides' Halakhic Writings
TAS 7544

 

Midrashic Lit. of the Tannaim
TAS 5871

 

Spring 2017
Biblical Midrashim
BIB 1220

 

Ezra-Nehemiah
BIB 2820

 

Guided Readings
TAS 9901

 

Midrashic Lit. of the Tannaim
TAS 5871

 

Text Develop of Mishnah Talm
TAS 7821