BA: University of Pennsylvania (UP) 1962
Teachers Diploma; BHL: Gratz College 1961; 1962
MHL; Diploma: JTS 1962-66
Ph.D. (Jewish & Islamic Studies): UP 1969.
Professional Experience Includes:
1981- Professor of Talmud, TAU
1995- Incumbent, The Joseph and Ceil Mazer Chair in Jewish Culture in Muslim Lands and Cairo
1. Jewish Marriage in Palestine: A Cairo Geniza Study. I: The
Ketubba Traditions of Eretz Israel.
II: The Ketubba Texts. Tel- Aviv and New York (Tel-Aviv University and The Jewish
Theological Seminary of America) 1980-1.
2. Jewish Polygyny in the Middle Ages: New Documents from the Cairo Geniza (Hebrew:
Ribbuy Nashim...) The Bialik Institute, Jerusalem and Tel Aviv University, 1986.
3. Over 100 articles.
Tractate Ketubbot VII; Marriage and the Family in Halakha and
1980/1 Guggenheim Fellowship
1982 Ben Zvi Institute Award
1988 Holon Award for Jewish Studies
1988/9 National Endowment for the Humanities
1991 Doctor of Hebrew Letters, Honoris Causa, JTS
Cairo Geniza Studies, Talmud and Midrash, Marriage and the Family,
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