Lynn Kaye, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Rabbinics
Dr. Kaye is Assistant Professor of Rabbinics. She completed her doctorate in Talmud at New York University, examining concepts of time in classical rabbinic sources. She also held fellowships at the law schools of New York University and Yeshiva University, and studied in the Graduate Program in Advanced Talmudic Studies at Yeshiva University. During her time in New York, Dr. Kaye served as Assistant Congregational Leader at the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue, the oldest Jewish congregation in North America.
Area of Expertise
- Intersection of law and literature in the Talmud
- Concept of time in rabbinic literature
- Sasanian Persian context of the Bablyonian Talmud
- Ph.D., New York University (2012)
- Bachelor’s and master’s degrees, University of Cambridge (2003, 2004)
- The Dynamics of Talmudic Narrative
- Reading the Bible as Literature
- Charity and Economic Justice in the Bible and Rabbinic Literature
- Religious Dilemmas in Israeli Poetry
- A History of Women's Names on Jewish Legal Documents and Gravestones
- Comforting the Bereaved in the Jewish Tradition
- How to Make Your Passover Seder the Best Ever For Kids