Rabbi Hayyim Angel is the National Scholar of the Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals and the Rabbinic Scholar at Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun in New York. He has taught advanced Bible courses to undergraduate, graduate, and rabbinical students at Yeshiva University since 1996, and lectures widely. Rabbi Angel has published over 120 scholarly articles, primarily in Bible, and is author or editor of fourteen books. His scholarship focuses on the interaction between traditional and academic approaches to Bible study. He received his BA in Jewish studies summa cum laude from Yeshiva College, his MA in Bible from the Bernard Revel Graduate School, his MS in Jewish education from the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education, and his rabbinical ordination from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary of Yeshiva University. Rabbi Angel lives in New York City with his wife and three children.