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Menachem Kellner

AKA Menachem Marc Kellner

Born: 28-Mar-1946
Birthplace: Albany, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Scholar

Nationality: Israel
Executive summary: Maimonidean scholar

Wife: Jolene Shoulson (librarian, one son, one daughter)
Son: Avinoam
Daughter: Rivka

    High School: Yeshivat Merkaz Harav, Jerusalem (attended 1962-63)
    University: Hebrew University (attended 1964-65)
    University: BA, Washington University in St. Louis (1966)
    University: New York University (attended 1966-67)
    University: MA, Washington University in St. Louis (1969)
    University: Hebrew University (attended 1969-70)
    University: PhD, Washington University in St. Louis (1973)
    Lecturer: College of William and Mary (1973-75)
    Assistant Professor: University of Virginia (1975-80)
    Lecturer: University of Haifa (1980-87)
    Associate Professor: University of Haifa (1987-90)
    Department Chair: Maritime Civilizations, University of Haifa (1988-91)
    Professor: Wolfson Chair of Jewish Thought, University of Haifa (1990-2005)
    Dean: Students, University of Haifa (1994-97)

Author of books:
Dogma in Medieval Jewish Thought: From Maimonides to Abravanel (1986, religion)
Maimonides on Human Perfection (1990, religion)
Maimonides on Judaism and the Jewish People (1991, religion)
Maimonides on the "Decline of the Generations" and the Nature of Rabbinic Authority (1996, religion)
Must a Jew Believe Anything? (1999, religion)
Maimonides' Confrontation with Mysticism (2007, religion)
Science in the Bet Midrash: Studies in Maimonides (2009, religion)



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