Rabbi Leonard Kravitz, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Midrash & Homiletics

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campus: New York

Dr. Kravitz is Professor Emeritus of Midrash & Homiletics at HUC-JIR/New York. He received his undergraduate degree from John Carroll University and was ordained at HUC-JIR/Cincinnati where he received the degrees of Master of Hebrew Letters and Doctor of Philosophy. He teaches Medieval Jewish Philosophy and Midrash and specializes in Maimonidean studies.

“Bachya and St. Thomas – The Other Maimonidean,” in The Journal of The Academy for Jewish Religion, 3:1

“‘Some Reflections on Jewish Tradition and the End-of-Life Patient” In Hurowitz, Pacard and Steinberg, Jewish Ethics and the Care of End-of-Life Patients, A Collection of Rabbinical, Bioethical, Philosophical, and Juristic Opinions, KTAV Publishing House, 2006

“Hesed vs. Emet – God’s Being Hesed vs. Saadia, Halevi, and RMBM Being Tzodayk” in Hesed and Tzedakah From Bible to Modernity,

(Frank & Timme, 2006)