Jason Kalman, Ph.D.

Gottschalk-Slade Chair in Jewish Intellectual History; Co-Director, HUC Press

Contact Information

school/program: Pines School of Graduate Studies, Rabbinical School (US)
academic field: Bible and Cognate Studies, Jewish Language and Literature, Rabbinics and Liturgy
campus: Cincinnati
email: jkalman@huc.edu
phone: (513) 487-3248
extension: 3248
website: Academia

Jason Kalman is Professor of Classical Hebrew Literature and Interpretation at HUC-JIR/Cincinnati and a research fellow in the Department of Old and New Testament Studies, Faculty of Theology and Religion, University of the Free State, South Africa. He is the author of Hebrew Union College and the Dead Sea Scrolls (HUC, 2012) and co-author with Jaqueline S. Du Toit of Canada’s Big Biblical Bargain: How McGill University Bought the Dead Sea Scrolls (MQUP, 2010). He earned his B.Ed., M.A., and Ph.D. at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.

Bigfoot, Elvis, and Aliens: The Dead Sea Scrolls in the Popular Imagination

The Discovery and Significance of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Why Me? Jewish Responses to Individual and Communal Suffering

Erasing God’s Bride: Rabbinic Readings of Song of Songs and the Construction of Gender

A Marriage of Convenience: Job and Dinah in Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Traditions

Introduction to Rabbinic Literature

History of Jewish Bible Commentary / Mikraot Gedolot

Rabbinic Hebrew (Heb. 501)

Faith and Suffering in Jewish Interpretations of Job J

A History of the Interpretation of the Song of Songs

A History of the Interpretation of the Book of Esther Modern Pew Bibles

Rewritten Scripture in Second Temple Literature and the Dead Sea Scrolls

Avot de Rabbi Natan

B.Ed., McGill University, 1997

M.A., Jewish Studies, McGill University, 1999

Ph.D., Jewish Studies, McGill University, 2005