Experts on "Jewish History"

Zhava Glaser

  • Associate Professor, Feinberg Center

Dr. Glaser teaches entry-level Biblical Hebrew as a living, spoken language, as well as advanced Hebrew exegesis courses in Old Testament (Torah, Neviim and Ketuvim). She also teaches Jewish History and Jewish Ethics, and is an editor and the co-author of the Fall Feasts of Israel published by Moody Press.

Born in Argentina to Jewish parents, Dr. Glaser has traveled widely throughout the world. She speaks fluent Spanish, English, Portuguese, and Hebrew, and has a reading knowledge of French, Catalan and Ladino.

Dr. Glaser is a member in good standing of the Association of Jewish Studies, the National Association of Professors of Hebrew, and the Evangelical Theological Society

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Markus Zehnder

  • Professor of Old Testament and Semitics

Markus Zehnder grew up in Switzerland and is an ordained minister of the Reformed Church of Switzerland. After the completion of his doctorate, he moved to Jerusalem and then to Boston for postdoctoral studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and at Harvard University. He has held teaching positions in Switzerland, Germany, Norway, and Belgium. He has a passion to connect the Bible both with personal and societal issues. Questions relating to migration are at the top of the list of his research interests.

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