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Joel Roth

American rabbi


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Joel Roth is a prominent American rabbi in the Rabbinical Assembly, which is the rabbinical body of Conservative Judaism. He is a former member and chair of the assembly's Committee on Jewish Law and Standards which deals with questions of Jewish law and tradition, and serves as the Louis Finkelstein Professor of Talmud and Jewish Law at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York City, where he formerly served as dean of the Rabbinical School. He is also Rosh Yeshiva of the Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem, Israel, an institution founded and maintained by the United Synagogue for Conservative Judaism and under the academic auspices of JTS. In 2006, Rabbi Roth took over as chair of the Hebrew Language department at JTS. Rabbi Roth is a well-known teacher of Hebrew grammar. He is a vociferous proponent of the existence of the "sheva merakhef" , which may be defined as the second of what would have been two consecutive sheva'im na'im in the first two letters of a word.

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Jewish Theological Seminary of America
Jewish Theological Seminary of America

Religious education organization located in New York, New York

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Wayne State University
Wayne State University

American public research university located in Detroit, Michigan

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#185 World Rank #47 USA Rank
Religious Studies