Andrea Weiss

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Andrea Weiss is an American rabbi, author, and Assistant Professor of Bible at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York, where she was ordained in 1993.[1][2][3] In 2006 she published the book Figurative Language in Biblical Prose Narrative: Metaphor in the Book of Samuel (Supplements to Vetus Testamentum).[4] She was associate editor of The Torah: A Women’s Commentary, which won the 2008 Jewish Book of the Year Award from the Jewish Book Council.[5][6] She was once a student of Tamara Cohn Eskenazi, who was the chief editor of the book.[7] Weiss gave the 2012 Goodman Lecture at St. Catherine's University on “Ancient Words, New Voices: The Story of The Torah—A Women’s Commentary.[8]