Jeffrey H. Tigay
|Born||December 25, 1941|
|Education||Ph.D. in Comparative Biblical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies from Yale University|
|Occupation||Emeritus A.M. Ellis Professor of Hebrew and Semitic Languages and Literatures|
|Deuteronomy volumes of the JPS Torah Commentary|
|Era||Late 20th and Early 21st Centuries|
|Tradition or movement||Jewish|
|Main interests||Torah, Jewish studies, Gilgamesh Epic|
Jeffrey Howard Tigay (born December 25, 1941) is a modern biblical scholar who is best known for the study of Deuteronomy and in his contributions to the Deuteronomy volume of the JPS Torah Commentary (1996).
Educated at Columbia University and gaining his B.A. in 1963, he continued toward rabbinic ordination at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America (M.H.L., 1966). He earned his Ph.D. in Comparative Biblical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies from Yale University.
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