Graduate Theological Union

Deena Aranoff

Center for Jewish Studies
Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies
Core Doctoral Faculty Member

At GTU since 2006

Ph.D., Columbia University

Phone: 510/649-2487

Current Research and Teaching Interests

  • Jewish society and culture in medieval and early-modern Europe
  • Rabbinic literature
  • Medieval patterns of Jewish thought
  • Continuity and change in Jewish history

Selected Publications

  • "'Judaism over Time,' Reflections on Yosef Yerushalmi’s Zakhor," Sh’ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas, 2012.
  • “Elijah Levita: A Jewish Hebraist,” Jewish History, 2008