Dr. Wendy Zierler

Advanced Kollel: Executive Ordination, Class of 2021

Zierler

Wendy Zierler is Sigmund Falk Professor of Modern Jewish Literature and Feminist Studies at HUC-JIR in New York. She received her Ph.D. and MA from Princeton University and holds an MFA in Fiction Writing from Sarah Lawrence College. She is the author of Movies and Midrash: Popular Film and Jewish Religious Conversation (SUNY Press, Finalist for the National Jewish Book Award, 2017); And Rachel Stole the Idols: The Emergence of Hebrew Women’s Writing (Wayne State UP, 2004), and translator / co-Editor with Carole Balin of To Tread on New Ground: Selected Hebrew Writings of Hava Shapiro (Wayne State UP, 2014). She is also co-editor of Judaism in an Age of Truthiness, forthcoming from HUC Press. In 2017 she was appointed Co-Editor of Prooftexts: A Journal of Jewish Literary History, a leading scholarly journal in the field of Jewish Literature. She is excited to share the title of rabbi with the many students she has taught at HUC-JIR.

Available Writings

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Sicha Nine ‐ The Art of Translation of Hebrew: Lit., Film & TV
Multimedia
Panels and Discussions
February 7, 2021
Word Arks
Dvar Torah
Bereishit
Noach
2020/5781
Truth on the Mind
Dvar Torah
Bereishit
Chayei Sarah
2018/5779
Beyond Mrs. On
Dvar Torah
Bamidbar
Korach
2019/5779
Listen Up and Hear
Dvar Torah
Devarim
Haazinu
2020/5781

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