Rabbi Hayyim Angel is the National Scholar of the Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals. He has taught advanced Bible courses to undergraduate, graduate, and rabbinical students at Yeshiva University since 1996. He also lectures widely in synagogues and schools throughout North America, and consults with yeshivot worldwide to improve their Tanakh curricula. He has authored or edited nineteen books, and has published over 130 scholarly articles, primarily in Bible. Rabbi Angel’s scholarship focuses on the interaction between traditional and academic approaches to Bible study. He is editor of Conversations, the journal of the Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals. He also serves on the editorial boards of Tradition and Megadim. He lives in Teaneck, New Jersey with his wife and four children.