Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia


Judith R. Baskin

Judith R. Baskin, Knight Professor of Humanities and Director of the Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies at the University of Oregon, received her Ph.D. in Medieval Studies from Yale University. She is the author of Midrashic Women: Formations of the Feminine in Rabbinic Literature (2002), Pharaoh's Counsellors: Job, Jethro and Balaam in Rabbinic and Patristic Tradition (1983), and editor of Jewish Women in Historical Perspective (1991, 1998) and Women of the Word: Jewish Women and Jewish Writing (1994).

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