Rachel Scheinerman

Rachel Scheinerman is the editor of My Jewish Learning. She holds an MA in Scripture & Interpretation from Harvard Divinity School and a PhD in Rabbinic Literature from Yale University.

Articles by Rachel Scheinerman

Talmudic Curses and Insults

Before there was Shakespeare, there were some angry rabbis.

Rosh Hashanah 2

Welcome to Tractate Rosh Hashanah!

Who Was Job’s Wife?

Job’s wife has no name and only a single line in his story, and yet I find her unforgettable — ...

Beitzah 30

Leave the Jews alone.

Beitzah 27

The matter hangs on great trees.

Beitzah 13

A cupful of peeled barley.

Beitzah 3

Two meanings of the word "Amora."