Department of Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies
The Hebrew language, the Bible and Jewish thought and culture have decisively shaped Western society. Studying Hebrew Language and Jewish Culture will challenge your thinking, grow your cultural knowledge and expand your job opportunities. Our graduates have established careers in Australia and abroad in fields as varied as education, government, international relations, media, museums, science and the law.
Choose Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies at the University of Sydney and you will embark on a journey of language, historical and cultural studies, where you will develop as a learner and as a researcher.
Our programs are supported by generous benefactors including the Stefan and Felicia Einhorn Bequest, the Henroth Foundation, and numerous sponsors of prizes and scholarships.
Congratulations Dr Avril Alba
It's been 50 years since the second Vatican Council released the statement Nostra Aetate or In Our Time. Andrew West spoke with Dr Avril Alba on Radio National about what Christian-Jewish reconciliation means today.
Congratulations Dr Lynne Swarts
Dr Avril Alba joined Geraldine Doogue on Compass on 13 September, to discuss religion in Public Schools.
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.