Coordinator, Minor in Jewish Studies

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., J.W. Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main

Research Interests

  • Rabbinic literature (Midrash, Talmud, and Responsa)
  • Medieval Hebrew manuscripts using semiotic, linguistic, and cultural theory methods

Activities and Other Interests

  • John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Chair in Jewish Studies, 2002-07

Selected Publications


Ulmer, Rivka. 2008. Pesiqta Rabbati: A Synoptic Edition of Pesiqta Rabbati Based Upon All Extant Manuscripts and the Editio Princeps (Studies if Judaism). University Press of America.


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