Baruch A. Levine
|Born||July 10, 1930|
|Board member of||board member of the Society of Biblical Literature and Exegesis|
|Awards||Guggenheim Fellowship for Humanities, US & Canada|
|Alma mater||Brandeis University (Ph.D.)|
|Main interests||Biblical Interpretation|
Baruch Abraham Levine, (born July 10, 1930) Cleveland, Ohio is the Skirball Professor Emeritus of Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Studies at New York University.
Levine was educated at Case Western Reserve University and gained his Ph.D. at Brandeis University in (1962) and writes mainly in the fields of Biblical studies and middle eastern studies.
Levine wrote the JPS Torah Commentary: Leviticus commentary, the book In the presence of the Lord and the commentaries Numbers 1-20 and Numbers 21-36 in the Anchor Yale Bible series.
He was president of the American Oriental Society, the Association for Jewish Studies and the Biblical Colloquium. He also sat on the board member of the Society of Biblical Literature and Exegesis.
He was awarded in 1975 a Guggenheim Fellowship for Humanities, US & Canada.