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.
Well known scholar and author on Jesus and Christianity, Dr John Dickson, will be lecturing in the course ‘Historical Jesus to Written Gospels’ in our Department this semester.
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.