Jordan Rosenblum

Position title: Professor, Center for Jewish Studies and Religious Studies

Email: jrosenblum@wisc.edu

Jordan Rosenblum

Jordan D. Rosenblum is a Professor and the Belzer Professor of Classical Judaism. He is the Director of the Religious Studies Program and the Director of Graduate Studies for the Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies Department. He is the author of Food and Identity in Early Rabbinic Judaism (Cambridge University Press, 2010; paperback, 2014); The Jewish Dietary Laws in the Ancient World (Cambridge University Press, 2016); the co-editor of Religious Competition in the Third Century CE: Jews, Christians, and the Greco-Roman World (Vandenhoek and Ruprecht, 2014); and the Ancient Judaism Editor for the journalCurrents in Biblical Research. His research focuses on the law and culture of the classical rabbinic period, particularly on the kosher food laws. Recent publications include: “Changing the Subject: Rabbinic Legal Process in the Absence of Justification” (The Review of Rabbinic Judaism, 18 [2015]); “Thou Shalt Not Cook a Bird in its Mother’s Milk?: Theorizing the Evolution of a Rabbinic Regulation” (Religious Studies and Rabbinics, edited by Elizabeth Shanks Alexander and Beth A. Berkowitz, Routledge, forthcoming); and “‘Blessings of the Breasts’: Breastfeeding in Rabbinic Literature” (Hebrew Union College Annual, forthcoming in 2017). For articles and an up-to-date CV, see: https://wisc.academia.edu/JordanRosenblum