James S. Diamond, PhD

James S. Diamond teaches in the Program in Judaic Studies at Princeton University. He combines two personal and professional personae, as a rabbi and an academic. Rabbi Diamond was ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary, and he holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from Indiana University in Bloomington. Adult Jewish learning has been a focal point throughout Diamond’s career. In recent years, he has taught the Tanakh course in the Me’ah program, a two-year intensive adult Jewish learning program that is sponsored by the Hebrew College of Boston.