Rabbi Dr. Devorah Schoenfeld


  • Jewish-Christian Relations
  • Alternatives in the Literal Interpretation of Scripture


  • PhD, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA
  • Rabbinic Ordination, Yeshivat Maharat, New York, NY
  • MA, Hebrew University, Jerusalem


Rabbi Dr. Devorah Schoenfeld is Associate Professor of Theology at Loyola University Chicago where she has co-chaired the Medieval Studies program. She previously taught at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, at University of California Davis, and at the Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem.

Her research is in parshanut and Jewish-Christian relations. She has also published on dream interpretation in the Talmud and on proofs for the existence of God in medieval Jewish philosophy.



  • Isaac on Jewish and Christian Altars (Fordham University Press)