Raymond P. Scheindlin





Raymond P. Scheindlin

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Raymond P. Scheindlin is professor of Medieval Hebrew Literature at The Jewish Theological Seminary and director of JTS's Shalom Spiegel Institute of Medieval Hebrew Poetry. He has been on the JTS faculty since 1974 and served as provost from 1984 to 1988.

Dr. Scheindlin teaches and conducts research on the encounter of Hebrew and Arabic cultures in Spain, especially as embodied in the poetry of the two traditions. An expert on Arabic literature, Dr. Scheindlin is the author of a reference book widely used by students of Arabic titled 201 Arabic Verbs and reissued as 501 Arabic Verbs in 2007. His thesis, a study of a medieval Arab poet from Spain, was published as a book in 1975.

Dr. Scheindlin has also pursued an interest in literary transl...more


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