|1946: Born Asbury Park, N.J.
Citizen of the United States and Israel
Hermann P. and Sophia Taubman Professor of Talmudic
Culture, Departments of Near Eastern Studies and Rhetoric, University
of California at Berkeley, Affiliated Member Department of Women's
Studies, Member of core faculty in the minor in Gay and Lesbian Studies
and of the graduate group in Ancient History and Mediterranean
Archaeology, and the designated emphasis in Women, Sexuality, Gender
Studies, as well as the core faculty of the Center for the Study of
Professor Boyarin began his education at Goddard College and received
his Masters of Hebrew Literature at the Jewish Theological Seminary.
His Education continued with a Masters of Semitic Languages at Columbia
University where he did his thesis on The Babylonian Aramaic
Verb According to Codex Hamburg. He was awarded with a Doctorate
Degree in 1975 from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America upon
completion of his dissertation on A Critical Edition of the
Babylonian Talmud, Tractate Nazir.