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Event Details

Tuesday, March 23

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Event Contact

Eric Eickhoff

Dr. Noah Bickart was born and raised in Washington DC, where his family was very involved at the Adas Israel Congregation. He holds a BA in English Literature from the University of Chicago, where he focused on Jewish themes in James Joyce. After a brief stint in the Jazz recording industry in New York, he studied Talmud at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem. Returning to America, he enrolled at the Harvard Divinity School, earning a MA in Hebrew Bible in 2003. The Following year he entered Rabbinical School at The Jewish Theological Seminary as a Wexner Graduate Fellow. After being ordained as a Conservative Rabbi in 2008, he remained at JTS for Doctoral work and received his PhD in 2015. After directing the Prozdor High School, directing the Eisenfeld/Duker Beit Midrash, and teaching Talmud in the Rabbinical School for a few years, he became Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Postdoctoral Fellow in the Program of Judaic Studies at Yale University. In the Fall of 2018, he moved to University heights to join the faculty of the Theology and Religious Studies department at John Carroll University. He lives in Beachwood, OH with his wife Nadia Kahn, and two Children, Meir, age 13 and Rina, age 10.