Ephraim Avigdor Speiser
Ephraim Avigdor Speiser (January 24, 1902 – June 15, 1965) was a Jewish Polish-born American Assyriologist. He discovered the ancient site of Tepe Gawra in 1927 and supervised its excavation bet...
Adolf Rosenzweig
Rabbi Dr. Adolf Rosenzweig (October 20, 1850, Turdossin, Hungary – August 16, 1918, Kolberg, Germany) was a German moderate liberal rabbi and Biblical and Talmudic scholar. In his publications he deal...
Nahum Norbert Glatzer
Nahum Norbert Glatzer (March 25, 1903 – February 27, 1990) was a noted Jewish literary scholar, theologian, and editor.Glatzer was born in Lemberg, then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (now ...
Tractatus Theologico-Politicus
Written by the Dutch philosopher Baruch Spinoza, the Tractatus Theologico-Politicus or Theologico-Political Treatise was one of the most controversial texts of the early modern period. It was a preemp...
Samson Raphael Hirsch
Samson Raphael Hirsch (June 20, 1808 – December 31, 1888) was a German rabbi best known as the intellectual founder of the Torah im Derech Eretz school of contemporary Orthodox Judaism. Occasionally t...
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Samuel David Luzzatto
Samuel David Luzzatto ([ˈsamwel ˈdavid lutˈtsato]; Hebrew: שמואל דוד לוצאטו‎) was an Italian Jewish scholar, poet, and a member of the Wissenschaft des Judentums movement. He is also known by h...
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Michael Fishbane
Michael A. Fishbane (born 1943) is an American scholar of Judaism and rabbinic literature. Formerly at Brandeis University, he is currently the Nathan Cummings Professor of Jewish Studies at the Divin...
List of compositions by Charles-Valentin Alkan
The following is a list of all the musical compositions of Charles-Valentin Alkan in order of opus number. Transcriptions are excluded from this list. All dates are publication dates except for unpubl...
Biurists
The Biurists were a class of Jewish Biblical exegetes, of the school of Moses Mendelssohn. The Biurists laid the foundation of a critical historical study of the Bible among the modern Jews.Most of th...
Alan Cooper (biblical scholar)
Alan Cooper is the provost of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America (JTS), an academic institution that teaches Jewish Studies and one of the centers for Conservative Judaism. He also serves as t...
Aaron Halle-Wolfssohn
Aaron Halle-Wolfssohn (1754 or 1756, prob. Halle – 20 March 1835, Fürth) was a German Jew, a translator and commentator of the Tanakh and a leading writer of the Haskalah (the Jewish Enlightenment). H...
Christian David Ginsburg
Christian David Ginsburg (25 December 1831 in Warsaw, Congress Poland (now Poland) – 7 March 1914 in Palmers Green, Middlesex, England) was a Polish-born, British Bible scholar and student of th...
Yefet ben Ali
Yefet ben Ali (Hebrew: יפת בן עלי הלוי‎) was perhaps the foremost Karaite commentator on the Bible, during the "Golden Age of Karaism". He lived during the 10th century, a native of Basra ( ...
Immanuel Tremellius
Immanuel Tremellius (Giovanni Emmanuele Tremellio; 1510 – 9 October 1580) was an Italian Jewish convert to Christianity. He was known as a leading Hebraist and Bible translator.
He was born at Fer...
Moshe Weinfeld
Moshe Weinfeld (Hebrew: משה ויינפלד) (born 1925 in Nowy Sącz, Poland; died 29 April 2009), Professor Emeritus of Bible at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and recipient of the 1994 Israel Prize fo...
Max Margolis
Max Leopold Margolis (born in Meretz (Merkinė), Vilna Governorate, October 15, 1866 – April 2, 1932 in Philadelphia) was a Lithuanian Jewish and American philologist. Son of Isaac Margolis; educated a...
Marcus Kalisch
Marcus Kalisch (or Moritz) (May 16, 1828 – August 25, 1885) was a Jewish scholar born in Treptow, Pomerania, and died in Derbyshire, England.He was educated at Berlin University, where he studie...
Manis Friedman
Manis Friedman (full name: Menachem Manis HaKohen Friedman; born 1946) is a Chabad Lubavitch Hassid. He is a Shliach, rabbi, author, social philosopher and public speaker. Friedman is also the dean of...
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Amy-Jill Levine
Amy-Jill Levine is E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies at Vanderbilt University Divinity School, Department of Religious Studies, and Graduate Department of Religion.
Charles-Valentin Alkan
Charles-Valentin Alkan ([ʃaʁl valɑ̃tɛ̃ alkɑ̃]; 30 November 1813 – 29 March 1888) was a French composer and pianist. At the height of his fame in the 1830s and 1840s he was, alongside his friends ...
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Joel ibn Shu'aib
Joel ibn Shu'aib (also "Shuiv") (15th century) was a rabbi, preacher, and commentator who was born in Aragon and lived also at Tudela. He wrote the following works:
Jonathan A. Goldstein
Jonathan A. Goldstein (1929–2004) was a biblical scholar and author who wrote for the Anchor Bible Series. He was the author of definitive books on I Maccabees and II Maccabees, as well as a book abou...
Emanuel Tov
Emanuel Tov (Hebrew: עמנואל טוב‎; born 1941) is Professor in the Department of Bible at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Emanuel Tov was born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands during the Germ...
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Nahum M. Sarna
Nahum Mattathias Sarna (Hebrew: נחום סרנא; March 27, 1923 – June 23, 2005) was a modern biblical scholar who is best known for the study of Genesis and Exodus represented in his Understanding Genesis ...
Hiwi al-Balkhi
Hiwi al-Balkhi (9th century) (Hebrew: חיוי אל-בלכי‎, also Hiwwi or Chivi) was an exegete and Biblical critic of the last quarter of the ninth century born in Balkh, Khorasan (modern Afghanistan)...
Baruch Spinoza
Baruch Spinoza (/bəˈruːk spɪˈnoʊzə/; born Benedito de Espinosa; 24 November 1632 – 21 February 1677, later Benedict de Spinoza) was a Dutch philosopher. The breadth and importance of Spinoza's work wa...
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Tikva Frymer-Kensky
Tikva Frymer-Kensky (1943 - August 31, 2006) was a Professor at the University of Chicago Divinity School. She received her MA and PhD from Yale University. She had previously served on the faculties ...