Dr. Rabbi
Marcus Mordecai Schwartz
Jewish Theological Seminary

Dr. Rabbi Marcus Mordecai Schwartz is director of the Beit Midrash at the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS), where he also serves as assistant professor of Talmud and Rabbinics. He holds a Ph.D. from JTS and is a past recipient of the Professor Saul Lieberman and Dr. Judith Berlin Lieberman Graduate Fellowships in Talmudic Studies. He has taught at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, and Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion. His publications include articles for the Hebrew Union College Annual, Zeramim, the Encyclopedia Judaica Online, and the Cambridge Dictionary of Judaism and Jewish Culture. He is the author of the book Rewriting the Talmud (Mohr Siebeck, 2019), on the effect of tradition from the Land of Israel on the composition of the Babylonian Talmud.

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November 19, 2020

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