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Peter J. Haas

Peter J. Haas

Peter J. Haas is Abba Hillel Silver Professor of Jewish Studies and Director of the Samuel Rosenthal Center for Judaic Studies at Case Western Reserve University. He taught for many years at Vanderbilt University, and has given courses in Judaism, Jewish ethics, the Holocaust, and Western religion, and has published several books and articles dealing with moral discourse and rabbinic literature. He currently serves as president of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East.

Jewish Studies

PhD, Brown University
Rabbinic Ordination, Hebrew Union College


Human Rights and the World's Major Religions: The Jewish Tradition
Responsa: Literary History of a Rabbinic Genre
Morality After Auschwitz: The Radical Challenge of the Nazi Ethic


Jewish Practices
The Rabbinic Mind
Judaism in the Minds of Great Western Thinkers
The Heavens in Judaism
Islam and Christianity on Judaism