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Professor Ari Mermelstein

Ari
Mermelstein

Assistant Professor of Bible
PhD, New York University, 2011
JD, New York University, 2003
MA, Bernard Revel Graduate School, 2003
BA, Yeshiva College, 2000

Ari Mermelstein is Assistant Professor of Bible at Yeshiva University and assistant director of the YU Center for Jewish Law and Contemporary Civilization and the Israeli Supreme Court Project, both based at Cardozo Law School. He holds a PhD in Ancient Jewish History from NYU’s Department of Hebrew & Judaic Studies and a J.D. from NYU Law School.

His publications include The Genesis of Beginnings: Creation, Covenant, and Conceptions of Historical Time in Second Temple Judaism (Brill), which focuses on conceptions of history in the Second Temple period, and, in progress, The Power of Passion: Politics and Emotion in Ancient Judaism. Mermelstein’s current research agenda explores the pro-social, moral, and cognitive dimensions of emotion in ancient Judaism. His articles have appeared in Dead Sea Discoveries, Journal for the Study of Judaism, Journal of Ancient Judaism, Journal for the Study of Pseudepigrapha, and Biblical Interpretation.

mermels@yu.edu

Wilf campus - Belfer Hall
Room#1118

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Fall 2018
Classical Jewish History
JHI 1200

Fall 2018
Classical Jewish History
JHI 1200

Fall 2018
Religion Politics Jew. Antiq
JHI 3230

Spring 2018
Judges
BIB 2120

Spring 2018
Judges
BIB 2120

Spring 2018
Judges
BIB 2120H

Fall 2017
Classical Jewish History
JHI 1200H

Fall 2017
Judges
BIB 2120

Fall 2017
Religion Politics Jew. Antiq
JHI 3230

Spring 2017
Classical Jewish History
JHI 1200