A. J. Berkovitz is Assistant Professor of Liturgy at HUC-JIR/New York.
He received a PhD in Religion from Princeton University in 2018 for his dissertation "The Life of Psalms in Late Antiquity," which explores the reception and practice of the Psalter among Jews and Christians in the ancient world.
He is the co-editor of "Rethinking 'Authority' in Late Antiquity" (Routledge, 2018) and the author of articles that have appeared or are forthcoming in Hebrew Studies, Jewish Quarterly Review, Revue de Qumran and Aramaic Studies.
Authority in Late Antique Historiography: Authorship, Law and Transmission in Jewish and Christian Tradition, eds. Abraham Berkovitz and Mark Letteney, (London: Routledge, 2018)
“Jewish and Christian Exegetical Controversy in Late Antiquity: The Case of Psalm 22,” Ancient Readers and Their Scriptures (eds. Garrick Allen and John Dunne; Leiden: Brill, 2018), 222-39
Akkadian Bulluṭu and Hebrew רפא: Pardon and Loyalty in Hosea and Neo-Assyrian Political Texts (with Shawn Zelig-Aster), Hebrew Studies 59 (2018): 149-71
Translation, Translation Technique and the Superscriptions of the Aramaic Psalter,” Jewish Quarterly Review, forthcoming