Archaeology and the Exodus

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Professor Joshua Berman with some history-based divrei Torah for your seder.

About Joshua Berman

Joshua Berman is a professor of Tanakh at Bar-Ilan University. He learned at Yeshivat Har-Etzion and has semikhah from the Israeli Chief Rabbinate. Among his books are The Temple: Its Symbolism and Meaning Then and Now (repr. Wipf & Stock, 2010) and Created Equal: How the Bible Broke with Ancient Political Thought (Oxford, 2008), a National Jewish Book Award Finalist in Scholarship.


  1. Very enlightening, thanks! Are we going to get to hear more?

  2. Very interesting, but I hope the music won’t be so loud in future videos. The music overpowered his words in several places, and made it hard to hear and concentrate on what he was saying.

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