Rabbi Henry Shreibman

Henry ShreibmanRabbi Henry Shreibman
phone: 415.948.6659
email: [email protected]


Columbia University

Ph.D. Comparative Semitic Literature and Religion
Dissertation: Studies in Comparative Religion and Literature of the Ancient Near East: An interpretation of Surpu and Spell 125.
Committee: Theodore Gaster (Rel.), Edith Porada (Art Hist.), Moshe Held (Chair, ANE), S. David Sperling (Bible), Marc Van De Mieroop (Egyptology)

M. Phil. Philosophy, Assyriology, Religion
MA Art History, North West Semitic Languages
Center for Israel and Jewish Studies, Academic Award
President's Fellowship Award
The Danciger Fellowship Award

Reconstructionist Rabbinical College
D.D. Doctor of Divinity (honoris causa)   Rabbinic Ordination 1981
concentration in Mishnaic law and literature and midrash halacha

Dickinson College
BA Classical Studies (Latin, Greek, Hebrew) and Comparative Religion

Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
Second Temple Studies and Literatures (NT, Apocrypha, Dead Sea Scrolls)
Biblical Studies, Ancient Art and Architecture

Courses Taught

  • Western Religions (Judaism, Christianity and Islam)
  • Social Justice in Prophets and Psalms*
  • World Religions (Eastern and Western religions)
  • Judaism and Christianity of the Greco-Roman Period*
  • Introduction to the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament)
  • The Evolution of Western Ethics (Graduate Humanities)*
  • Biblical Hebrew (introduction, intermediate)*
  • Introduction to Latin (introduction)
  • Introduction to Ethics and Philosophy
  • Applied Ethics (Pathways)
  • Ethics and HealthCare

*developed and introduced to the Dominican University curriculum

Honors and Awards