Baruch A. Levine

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Baruch A. Levine
Born (1930-07-10) July 10, 1930 (age 90)
Board member ofboard member of the Society of Biblical Literature and Exegesis
AwardsGuggenheim Fellowship for Humanities, US & Canada
Academic background
Alma materBrandeis University (Ph.D.)
Academic work
DisciplineBiblical studies
Main interestsBiblical 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.[1][2]

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.[1]

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.[1]

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.[1]

He was awarded in 1975 a Guggenheim Fellowship for Humanities, US & Canada. [3]


  1. ^ a b c d "Baruch A. Levine's Bloomsbury author entry". Retrieved 3 November 2015.
  2. ^ "Baruch A. Levine's NY University faculty entry". Retrieved 3 November 2015.
  3. ^ "Baruch A. Levine". Guggenheim Foundation. Retrieved 29 December 2018.