Graduate Theological Union

Naomi Sheindel Seidman

Graduate Theological Union
Koret Professor of Jewish Culture and Director of the Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies
Core Doctoral Faculty Member

At GTU since 1995

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley 1995
M.A., University of California, Davis 1984
B.A., Brooklyn College 1981

Phone: 510/649-2482

Current Research and Teaching Interests

  • Translation Studies; Translating the Bible
  • The Sexual Transformation of Ashkenaz; Haskalah Literature

Selected Publications

  • Faithful Renderings: Jewish-Christian Difference and the Politics of Translation (University of Chicago Press, 2006). 
  • A Marriage Made in Heaven: The Sexual Politics of Hebrew and Yiddish (University of California Press, 1997).