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Recent Graduates

Dr. Sarah Wolf is Assistant Professor of Talmud and Rabbinics at the Jewish Theological Seminary. Her research focuses on practices of textual interpretation and the formation of interpretive communities in ancient and medieval Jewish culture. She received her Ph.D from Northwestern University in 2018 and her B.A. in Literature from Yale University. Her doctoral dissertation, entitled “The Rabbinic Legal Imagination: Scholasticism and Narrativity in the Babylonian Talmud,” explored the nexus of Late Antique scholastic culture and rabbinic legal thought, focusing in particular on the development of narrative elements in late rabbinic legal discourse. She is a David Hartman Center Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America.

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