Shalem College
Orit Avnery

Dr. Orit Avnery

PhD, Bar Ilan University.
Master of Arts (cum laude), Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Teachers Certificate, Chemistry; Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
BSc (Chemistry), Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Dr. Orit Avnery is a lecturer in Bible at Shalem College and a research fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute’s Kogod Research Center for Contemporary Jewish Thought. An expert on biblical law and narrative, she is the author of a volume on the Books of Ruth and Esther, both of which she has taught at the Jewish Statesmanship Center, MATAN – The Sadie Rennert Women’s Institute for Torah Studies, and the Shalom Hartman Institute’s Lev Aharon Program for IDF Senior Officers, among other institutions.

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Selected Publications

Liminal Women: Belonging and Otherness in the Books of Ruth and Esther, Keter and Shalom Hartman Institute, 2015.