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Ruth Langer

Boston College, Theology Dept.
Ruth Langer is Professor of Jewish Studies in the Theology Department of Boston College. Her areas of specialization are the history of Jewish liturgy and Christian-Jewish relations, in which she is a recognized leader. Her books include Cursing the Christians?: A History of the Birkat HaMinim (2012) and To Worship God Properly: Tensions Between Liturgical Custom and Halakhah in Judaism (1998, 2005). She has also published articles widely on contemporary topics in the Christian-Jewish dialogue.