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Joel Gereboff

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Assoc Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 4302
Assoc Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 4302
Lincoln Center Affiliated Faculty
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 4302
Education

PHD, Brown University

1977

BA, New York University

1971

Publications
  • Joel Gereboff. "Talmudic Stories About Angry and Annoyed Rabbis,". A Legacy of Learning: Essays in Honor of Jacob Neusner (2014).
  • Joel Gereboff. "Teaching about Jesus and Early Christianity in US Rabbinic Schools,". Teaching the Historical Jesus (2014).
  • Joel Gereboff. From Traditions to Topics to Themes, within an Era of Technological Change Joel Gereboff. Spotlight on Teaching, Religious Studies News (2012).
  • Joel Gereboff. "Zev Garber’s Usage of Biblical and Rabbinic Sources,". Hebrew Studies (2010), (2010).
  • Joel Gereboff. "Judaism and the Emotions,". Handbook of Religion and the Emotions (2008).
  • Mariam Cohen, Joel Gereboff. Orthodox Judaism and Psychoanalysis: Toward a Dialog and Reconciliation. Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry (2004).
Research Activity
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 211Jews and Judaism in America
REL 211Jews and Judaism in America
JST 211Jews and Judaism in America
JST 315Hebrew Bible (Old Testament)
REL 315Hebrew Bible (Old Testament)
JST 499Individualized Instruction
REL 599Thesis
REL 690Reading and Conference
REL 792Research
REL 799Dissertation
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
REL 315Hebrew Bible (Old Testament)
REL 406Religious Studies Capstone I
REL 407Religious Studies Capstone II
REL 592Research
REL 792Research
REL 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 211Jews and Judaism in America
JST 211Jews and Judaism in America
REL 211Jews and Judaism in America
REL 315Hebrew Bible (Old Testament)
JST 315Hebrew Bible (Old Testament)
REL 406Religious Studies Capstone I
REL 407Religious Studies Capstone II
JST 499Individualized Instruction
REL 599Thesis
REL 690Reading and Conference
REL 792Research
REL 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
REL 315Hebrew Bible (Old Testament)
REL 406Religious Studies Capstone I
REL 407Religious Studies Capstone II
REL 499Individualized Instruction
REL 592Research
REL 792Research
REL 799Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
REL 315Hebrew Bible (Old Testament)
REL 321Religion in America
REL 406Religious Studies Capstone I
REL 407Religious Studies Capstone II
REL 599Thesis
REL 690Reading and Conference
REL 792Research
REL 799Dissertation
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
REL 321Religion in America
REL 406Religious Studies Capstone I
REL 407Religious Studies Capstone II
REL 592Research
REL 690Reading and Conference
REL 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
REL 321Religion in America
REL 406Religious Studies Capstone I
REL 407Religious Studies Capstone II
REL 501Research Mthds-Religious Study
REL 599Thesis
REL 690Reading and Conference
REL 799Dissertation
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
REL 599Thesis
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
REL 315Hebrew Bible (Old Testament)
REL 405Problems in Religious Studies
REL 599Thesis
REL 690Reading and Conference
REL 799Dissertation
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
REL 315Hebrew Bible (Old Testament)
REL 501Research Mthds-Religious Study
REL 590Reading and Conference
REL 599Thesis
REL 792Research
REL 799Dissertation
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 599Thesis
Presentations
  • Joel Gereboff. Narratives and Jewish Bioethics. Annual Meeting Judaism, Science and Medicine Group (Oct 2014).
  • Joel Gereboff. Embodiment of Shame in Ben Sira and Thanksgiving Psalms from Qumran. International Meeting of the society of Biblical Literature (Jul 2010).
  • Gereboff, Joel. Did you ever Know there were Jewish Sports Heroes. Conference on American Jews in Sports, Jewish Studies Program (Feb 2001).
  • Gereboff, Joel. With Liberty and Haggadahs for All. Conference on Key Texts in American Jewish Life, Jewish Studies Program (Feb 2000).
Service
  • Jewish Studies Program, Interim Director (2006 - Present)
  • Western Jewish Studies Association, Executive Board Member (2006 - Present)
  • ACDC, Steering Committee, Member (2006 - Present)
  • Western States Jewish Studies Association, Member of the board (2000 - 2019)
  • Western Jewish Studies Asssocation, Advisory Committee (2000 - 2018)
  • Jewish Studies faculty, member of the Jewish studies faculty and carry out assigned roles (1983 - 2018)
  • Society of Jewish Ethics, Member of the Board (2014 - 2016)
  • Hebrew Studies (Journal), editorial board (2012 - 2016)
  • Advisory Committee for ASU Certificate in Human Rights, member of the committee (2009 - 2016)
  • Personnel Committee SHPRS, Religious Studies, Member SHPRS, Chair Religious Studies (2013 - 2016)
  • Graduate Committee, Religious Studies, Member (2014 - 2015)
  • SHPRS Personnel Committee, member of committee (2013 - 2015)
  • SHPRS Religious Studies Personnel Committee, Chair (2013 - 2015)
  • Hebrew Studies, serve on editorial board (2011 - 2014)
  • Peninsula Sinai Congregation, Teacher (2013 - 2014)
  • SHPRS Search Committee for Position in Religion, Science and Technology, member of search committee (2014 - 2014)
  • Search Committee, Religion and Science, Religious Studies, Member (2013 - 2014)
  • Arizona Perinatal Trust, Advisory Committee (2004 - 2007)
  • Department of Religious Studies, Chair (1998 - 2007)
  • Interim director Jewish studies, Coordinate and direct program (2005 - 2006)
  • Arizona Jewish Historical Society, Member of Board of Directors (2004 - 2006)
  • Western Jewish Studies Association, Member Executive Committee (1995 - 2006)
  • Development of Department of Religious Studies, University of Texas, Consultant (2006 - 2006)
  • ACDC committee, Member (2005 - 2005)
  • State Department Grant for BiH Religion Program, Help to implement grant and to host visiting faculty in RS spring 2006 (2005 - 2005)
  • Steering Committee, ACDC, (2003 - 2005)
  • Jewish Studies Program, Planning Committee, Chair (2004 - 2005)
  • Regional Meeting of AAR, SBL, WJSA, Host (2005 - 2005)
  • CLAS--Search Committee for Divisional Deans of SS and Hum, Member (2004 - 2004)
  • Search Committee for Divisional Deans of Humanities and Social Sciences, CLAS, Member (2004 - 2004)
  • ACDC, Steering Committee, (2003)
  • Arizona Jewish Historical Society, Board (2003)
  • Arizona Perinatal Trust, Board of Trustees (2003)
  • Bioethics Search Committee, Member (2003)
  • COLASS, Member (2003)
  • Department of Religious Studies, Chair (2003)
  • Executive Committee, Jewish Studies, (2003)
  • Executive Committee, Western Jewish Studies Association, (2003)
  • Elder hostel, Brandeis-Bardin Institute, Simi Valley, CA, Presenter (2001 - 2001)
  • Public Lecture Series, Department of Judaic Studies, University of Arizona, Presenter (2001 - 2001)
  • Annual Physicians Retreat, John C. Lincoln Hospital, Presenter (2001 - 2001)
  • Annual Meeting Western Jewish Studies Association, Tempe, Convener (2001 - 2001)
  • Annual Day School Educator's Retreat, Bureau of Jewish Education, Los Angeles, Presenter (2001 - 2001)
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