Past Courses

Literary Prophets
Rabbi Jack Bemporad (2017/18)

Genesis 1-11
Israel Knohl (2017/18)

The Role of “the Land” in Judaism. The Growth of Religious Zionism
Marshall Breger (2017/18)

Hermann Cohen and Martin Buber: Foundations for a Contemporary Jewish Theology
Rabbi Jack Bemporad (2017/18)

Chapters in the Book of Isaiah
Israel Knohl (2016/17)

First Century Judaism
Rabbi Jack Bemporad (2016/17)

Rabbinic Hermeneutics of Biblical Narrative: Genesis. Fraternal Religious Violence – Interpreting Cain and Abel; Hagar and Sarah
Noam Zion (2016/17)

Jewish – Christian Dialogue
Rabbi Jack Bemporad (2016/17)

Major Trends in Contemporary Jewish Theology
Menachem Lorberbaum (2016/17)

Religious, Legal, and Political Perspectives on Jerusalem
Marshall J. Breger (2015/16)

Jewish-Christian Dialogue
Rabbi Jack Bemporad (2015/16)

The Problem of Evil in the Hebrew Bible
Israel Knohl (2015/16)

The Literary Prophets
Rabbi Jack Bemporad (2015/16)

Medieval Philosophy in the Three Faiths
Josef Stern (2014/15)

The Ethics of Judaism: A Discussion of the Freedom, Responsibility, Righteousness, and Goodness in Biblical and Rabbinical Thought
Rabbi Jack Bemporad (2014/15)

Major Moments in Twentieth Century Jewish Theology
Menachem Lorberbaum (2014/15)

Hermann Cohen and Martin Buber: Foundations for a Contemporary Jewish Theology
Rabbi Jack Bemporad (2014/15)

Introduction to Jewish Theology
Rabbi Jack Bemporad (2013/14)

Judaism and Christianity in the First Five Centuries
Rabbi Burton L. Visotzky (2013/14)

Modern Jewish Philosophy
Rabbi Jack Bemporad (2013/14)

Religious, Legal, and Political Perspectives on Jerusalem
Marshall J. Breger (2013/14)

Introduction to Jewish Medieval Theology
Menachem Lorberbaum (2012/13)

The “Son of God”: Jewish Perspectives on the Concept of Sonship in the History of Jewish Thought
Moshe Idel (2012/13)

The Literary Prophets
Rabbi Jack Bemporad (2012/13)

The Philosophy of Midrash
Rabbi Jack Bemporad (2012/13)

Themes and Tensions in Muslim Approaches to Judaism and Christianity
Mona Siddiqui (2011/12)

Medieval Philosophy
Josef Stern (2011/12)

The Historical Books – The Book of Kings
Rabbi Jack Bemporad (2011/12)

The Philosophy and Anthropology of Dialogue
Rabbi Jack Bemporad (2011/12)

Jewish-Christian Dialogue
Rabbi Jack Bemporad (2011/12)

Legal and Religious Issues Related to Jerusalem
Marshall J. Breger (2010/11)

The Messianic Idea in the Hebrew Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls
Israel Knohl (2010/11)

Key Chapters in the Guide to the Perplexed
Menachem Lorberbaum (2010/11)

The Literary Prophets and Interreligious Dialogue
Rabbi Jack Bemporad (2010/11)

Martin Buber’s Philosophy of Dialogue
Rabbi Jack Bemporad (2010/11)

First Century Judaism
Rabbi Jack Bemporad (2010/11)

Philo’s Philosophy and its Influence on Early Christianity
Adam Afterman (2009/10)

Prophecy and Wisdom
Rabbi Jack Bemporad (2009/10)

The Hebrew Bible, Human Rights and Interreligious Dialogue
Rabbi Jack Bemporad (2009/10)

Methodology of Biblical Interpretation and its Significance for Jewish-Christian Understanding
Rabbi Jack Bemporad (2009/10)

Faith and Reason in Theology of Moses
Rabbi Jack Bemporad (2008/09)

Visiting Faculty Courses

Academic Year 2019 – 2020

Literary Prophets

Taught by: Rabbi Jack Bemporad

Theologies of Exile and Redemption

Taught by: Menachem Lorberbaum

First Century Judaism

Taught by: Rabbi Jack Bemporad

The Problem of Evil

Taught by: Israel Knohl


Academic Year 2018 – 2019

Exile and Redemption (Part I-II)

Taught by: Menachem Lorberbaum

Medieval Jewish Philosophers

Taught by: Rabbi Jack Bemporad

“At the Beginning”. Genesis 1-12

Taught by: Israel Knohl

Jewish-Christian Dialogue

Taught by: Rabbi Jack Bemporad

Eschatology in Judaism

Taught by: Mordechay Lewy