Faculty Directory
Nechama Price


Senior Lecturer of Judaic Studies and Bible

BA, Yeshiva University,
Certificate, Nishmat Yoetzet Halacha, 2013
MA, Revel Graduate School, 2008
MS, Azrieli Graduate School, 2005
Certificate,The Graduate Program in Advanced Talmudic Studies for Women, 2003

Nechama Price is the Director of Yeshiva University’s Graduate Program for Advanced Talmud Studies (GPATS), from which she earned certification in 2003.   She is a Senior Lecturer  in the Bible and Judaic Studies departments at Stern College, where she has been teaching since 2004.  Nechama earned a Masters Degree in Jewish Education from Azrieli Graduate School, and an MA in Bible from the Bernard Revel Graduate School. She is also a graduate of the inaugural class of the American branch of Nishmat’s Yoetzet Halacha Program, and currently serves as a Yoetzet Halacha (Halakhic Advisor) to the communities of Englewood, Tenafly, Livingston, West Orange, and Long Branch NJ. Nechama recently published her first book, Tribal Blueprints, analyzing the lives and personalities of the twelve tribes. She is a community scholar and speaks all over North America. She lives in Bergenfield, NJ with her husband & four children.

Tanach and Halacha (specifically women issues and hilchot nidda)

In 2009 and 2013 she was the recipient of the Lilian F. & William Silber Professor of the Year Award and selected as Outstanding Judaic Studies Teacher by the senior classes of 2009, 2012, 2013,  2014, 2016, 2017, 2018

  • Tribal Blueprints, 2020
  • “The Significance of the Seemingly Insignificant”, YU’s Mitokh Ha-Ohel, Essays on the Weekly Parashah from the Rabbis and Professors of Yeshiva University, 2010
  • “Like Father Like Son, Shishon and Manoach”, YU’s Mitokh Ha-Ohel, Essays on the Weekly Haftarah Reading from the Rabbis and Professors of Yeshiva University, 2011
  • “Secret Identities”, YU’s Purim-To-Go, 2013
  • “Splitting of the Seas, Take Two”, YU’s Pesach-To-Go, 2011
  • “The Tale of the Ultimate Leader”, Ennoble and Enable, Essays in Honor of Richard M. Joel, 2018

Beren campus - Stanton Hall (245 Lexington)





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Laws and Customs
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Tribes of  Israel 
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Marriage in Halacha II
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