Dr. Orit Avnery is a research fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute. She holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and has studied at the Matan Women's Institute for Jewish Studies.
She received her Ph.D. in Bible Studies at Bar-Ilan University. Her dissertation is entitled The Threefold Cord: Interrelations between the Books of Samuel, Ruth and Esther. Orit was a participant in the ATID - Academy for Torah Initiatives and Directions - fellowship program for future educational leaders, and she served as the coordinator of its Yeud Beit Midrash for three years.
Orit taught Bible studies at Pelech High School for girls, and Midreshet Lindenbaum and currently teaches at the Be'eri School for Teacher Education, Shalem College, and Matan.
Orit's book Liminal Women: Belonging and Otherness in the Books of Ruth and Esther was published by The Shalom Hartman Institute and Keter Press in 2015.
ARTICLES BY ORIT AVNERY
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