Speaker Profile Dr. Malka Z. Simkovich

Dr. Malka Z. Simkovich is the Crown-Ryan Chair of Jewish Studies and the director of the Catholic-Jewish Studies program at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. She is the author of The Making of Jewish Universalism: From Exile to Alexandria (2016), and Discovering Second Temple Literature: The Scriptures and Stories That Shaped Early Judaism (2018), which received the 2019 AJL Judaica Reference Honor Award. Simkovich’s articles have been published in the Harvard Theological Review and the Journal for the Study of Judaism, as well as on online forums such as The Lehrhaus and the Times of Israel. She is involved in numerous local and international interreligious dialogue projects which help to increase understanding between Christians and Jews.

Speaker's Resources

Catholic-Jewish Relations Today

Dr. Malka Z. Simkovich
Dec 25, 2023

e-TiM: Judaism Encounters the World: A December 25th Online Yom Iyyun

Dr. David Berger, Dr. Malka Z. Simkovich, Dr. Marc Shapiro, Dr. Shai Secunda, Rabbi Dr. Alon Goshen-Gottstein, Rabbi Dr. Martin Lockshin, Rabbi Dr. Yakov Nagen
Dec 18, 2023
Sep 10, 2023

e-TiM: Rosh Hashanah Yom Iyyun - A Day of Learning to Prepare for Rosh Hashana

Dr. Malka Z. Simkovich, Dr. Tova Ganzel, Rabbi Alex Israel, Rabbi Allen Schwartz, Rabbi Jay Kelman, Rabbi Shaul Robinson, Sara Schatz, Yoetzet Halacha Laurie Novick
Aug 23, 2023

7. Second Temple Sectarianism | Dr. Malka Simkovich

Dr. Malka Z. Simkovich, J.J. Kimche
Jul 6, 2023
May 11, 2023

e-TiM: 2023 Spring Learning Series

Dr. Malka Z. Simkovich, Dr. Marc Herman, Dr. Marc Shapiro, Dr. Moshe Sokolow, Dr. Rabbi Yoel Bin-Nun, Rabbi Dr. Martin Lockshin, Rabbi Jay Kelman, Rabbi Menachem Leibtag, Rabbi Moshe Shulman, Rabbi Nathaniel Helfgot, Yosef Lindell
Apr 17, 2023
Dec 14, 2022

e-TiM: 5783 Chanukah Single Register for All Classes

Dr. Beni Gesundheit, Dr. Malka Z. Simkovich, Dr. Yonatan Feintuch, Rabba Dr Lindsey Taylor-Guthartz, Rabbi Ari Chwat-Shvat, Rabbi Menachem Leibtag, Rabbi Shlomo Zuckier
Dec 7, 2022
Dec 6, 2022
May 17, 2022
May 10, 2022