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Dr. Tamara Cohn Eskenazi

Participates in 1 Session
Rabbi Dr. Tamara Cohn Eskenazi is the Effie Wise Ochs Professor of Biblical Literature and History at Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, Los Angeles campus. Her many publications including the award-winning books, The Torah: A Women’s Commentary of which she is Editor (The National Jewish  Book of the Year Award, with Rabbi Dr. Andrea Weiss) and JPS Bible Commentary: Ruth (National Jewish Book Council Award in Women Studies). A leading scholar in the field, she is currently completing the Anchor Bible Commentary on Ezra-Nehemiah. She lectures widely in academic circles and is as well a popular Scholar-in-Residence. She is also a former director of the Institute of Interfaith Studies at the University of Denver.

Sessions in which Dr. Tamara Cohn Eskenazi participates

Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
2:30 PM
2:30 PM

Loews Atlanta Hotel - Dunwoody


Dr. Tamara Cohn Eskenazi, HUC-JIR (Participant)

Dr. Jacob Wright, Emory University (Participant)

As heroes or helpmates, prophets or sages, victims or warriors, women make striking appearances in the Bible. This session will examine these femal...