Dr. Dvora Weisberg has been promoted to Associate Professor of Rabbinic Literature at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.
In announcing the promotion, Dr. Norman J. Cohen, Provost, said, "Through her creative scholarship, superb teaching, and collegial involvement in institutional planning, Dr. Weisberg already has had a huge impact on our community."
Dr. Weisberg also serves as Associate Professor of Rabbinics and Director of the Beit Midrash at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Los Angeles. Before coming to HUC-JIR, she taught at the College of William and Mary and the University of Pittsburgh. She received the Ph.D. in Talmud and Rabbinics from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in 1994.
Dr. Weisberg is especially interested in gender issues in rabbinic texts. She is currently working on a book on the evolution of levirate marriage in classical Judaism. Her publications include: