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Deena Grant, Michelle Levine, David Silber, and Yisca Zimran

Deena Grant is Associate Professor of Jewish Studies at Hartford Seminary.  She received her PhD in Hebrew and Judaic Studies from New York University, specializing in Hebrew Bible. Her book Divine Anger in the Hebrew Bible (Catholic Biblical Association, 2014) explores varying expressions of God’s anger across major biblical collections.

Michelle LevineMichelle Levine is Associate Professor of Bible at Stern College for Women at Yeshiva University and has taught at the Stella K. Abraham Yeshiva High School for Girls (SKA). She holds a PhD in medieval biblical exegesis from New York University, an MS in Bible from the Bernard Revel Graduate School, and a BA, from Brooklyn College. She is the author of Nahmanides on Genesis: The Art of Biblical Portraiture, which is based on her dissertation, published by Brown University Press (2009) and has published numerous articles on medieval biblical exegesis in academic journals.

david Silber 2David Silber is the Founder and Dean of Drisha Institute for Jewish Education. He received ordination from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary. He received the Covenant Award in 2000. He is the author of A Passover Haggadah: Go Forth and Learn, published by JPS in 2011, and the newly released For Such a Time as This: Biblical Reflections in the Book of Esther, published by Koren Publishing in 2017 (Hebrew). 

Yisca ZimranYisca Zimran is on the Biblical Studies faculty at Bar-Ilan University. She has a PhD and MA in Bible from Bar-Ilan University and an MA in Bible from Haifa University.