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Michael Carasik

• teaches Biblical Hebrew at the University of Pennsylvania

• is the weekday Torah reader at Historic Congregation Kesher Israel in Center City Philadelphia.

He has

• a bachelor’s degree from New College (Sarasota, Fla.),

• bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Jewish studies from Spertus College in Chicago, and

• a Ph.D. in Bible and the ancient Near East from Brandeis University.

He is the author of

Theologies of the Mind in Biblical Israel (Peter Lang), a description of the Israelite understanding of psychology as revealed in the Bible

The Bible’s Many Voices (Jewish Publication Society/University of Nebraska Press), a layman’s guide to the Bible as its human authors intended it.

—  Read the Google Books preview

— Ask a question about the book

— Listen to The Bible’s Many Voices podcast or subscribe via iTunes

The Commentators’ Bible (JPS/U. of Nebraska Press), an English-language equivalent of the traditional Hebrew commentaries that have been used for centuries.

Exodus (2005)

Exodus sample pages:  Commentators’ Bible-Exodus (sample)

Leviticus (2009)

Numbers (2011)

Deuteronomy (2015)

Genesis (2018)

(Follow his progress on Twitter @mcarasik.)

You can listen to Michael’s weekly “Torah Talk” podcast at, or subscribe to it through the iTunes Store or Google Play.  You’ll find his “Bible Guy” blog at  His Biblical Hebrew course for the Teaching Company is at

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