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Dr. Cohen teaches at the Department of Talmud and Rabbinics, Faculty of Jewish Studies, Bar-Ilan University. He is a guest lecturer at Bernard Revel School of Jewish Studies, Yeshiva University, New-York (2011, 2013, 2019). He is also a visiting professor of Jewish studies at the Jewish Theological Seminary, New-York (2019). Dr. Cohen has published extensively on the intellectual legal history of the Babylonian Talmud and the Historiography of the Babylonian Amoraim (history of the schools, source of early legal traditions, the chronology of the Sages etc). He is the author of the books The Legal Methodology of Late Nehardean Sages in Sasanian Babylonia (Brill Academic Publishers: Boston, 2011) and For Out of Babylonia Shall Come Torah and the Word of the Lord from Nehar Peqod: The Quest for Babylonian Tannaitic Traditions (Brill Academic Publishers: Boston 2017)

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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

תלמוד, Bar-Ilan University

Oct 2000Mar 2004

תלמוד, Bar-Ilan University

Oct 1996May 2000

מדעי היהדות, Bachelor

Oct 1993Jul 1998


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