Department of Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies
The Hebrew language, the Bible and Jewish thought and culture have decisively shaped all of Western society. People choose to study Hebrew Language and Jewish Culture for a wide range reasons and our graduates have established careers in Australia and abroad in fields as varied as education, government, international relations, media, museums, science and the law. Choosing Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies at the University of Sydney will embark you on a journey of language and cultural studies, where you will develop as a learner and as a researcher.
Our programs are sustained by some generous benefactors] including the Stefan and Felicia Einhorn Bequest, the Henroth Foundation, and numerous sponsors of prizes and scholarships.
This Yearbook has been compiled and published in honour of Professor Suzanne Rutland OAM on the occasion of her retirement as a full-time academic at The University of Sydney after more than 30 years of dedicated service.
To read more about research and activities in the Department of Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies, please download our 2014 Annual Report.
Research Seminar: The Rise and Fall of Jews in Indian Cinema - 10 September 2015 to 11 September 2015