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Michael Carasik PhD

Michael Carasik, PhD is the author/translator of The Commentators' Bible: The Rubin JPS Miqra'ot Gedolot. He teaches Biblical Hebrew at the University of Pennsylvania and the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, and is the weekday Torah reader at Historic Congregation Kesher Israel in Center City Philadelphia. He received his Ph.D. in Bible and the Ancient Near East from Brandeis University, and has taught at various universities. He is the author of Theologies of the Mind in Biblical Israel and is a regular contributor of articles and reviews in scholarly journals. His weekly ''Torah Talk'' podcast is available at or through the iTunes Store.

Carasik's speech topics include “Liars and Blasphemers: The Art of Translation,” “Rashi and Friends,” and “Using a Miqra’ot Gedolot.”

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