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Marc Herman

Marc Herman is the Rabin-Shvidler Joint Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Jewish Studies at The Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies. He has a PhD from the Department of Religious Studies of the University of Pennsylvania; his dissertation, titled “Systematizing God’s Law: Rabbanite Jurisprudence in the Islamic World from the Tenth to the Thirteenth Centuries”, examines Jewish legal theory in the Islamic world, with particular focus on medieval approaches to the Oral Torah. He has taught at the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University, and has forthcoming articles in the Jewish Quarterly Review and Jewish History.