Edward Greenstein

Edward Greenstein, Senior Fellow
Edward Greenstein is Professor of Bible at Bar-Ilan University, Israel, since 2006, and Director of the Institute for Jewish Biblical Interpretation there.  Prior to that, he was professor at Tel Aviv University (from 1996) and at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York, where he taught for 20 years.  He has also taught at Columbia, Yale, Princeton, and other institutions of higher learning and has lectured widely.  Prof. Greenstein has edited the Journal of the Ancient Near Eastern Society since 1974 and has published widely in Biblical and ancient Semitic studies.  He has been engaged in writing commentaries on Job and Lamentations as well as other books.  He has received research fellowships and grants from the (U.S.) National Endowment for the Humanities, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the Institute for Advanced Studies at the Hebrew University, and the Israel Science Foundation.