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Barry Wimpfheimer specializes in the Talmud and other Rabbinic Literature. His 2005 Columbia University doctoral dissertation entitled “Legal Narratives in the Babylonian Talmud” was awarded the Salo and Jeanette Baron Prize in Jewish Studies. A former Harry Starr Fellow at the Harvard University Center for Jewish Studies, he now teaches in the Department of Religious Studies at Northwestern University.
PhD, Columbia University
Narrating the Law: A Poetics of Talmudic Legal Stories
Babylonian Talmud as a work of law and literature
How Halakhah Happens
Workshop in Talmud Methodology