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Richard C. Lederman

Richard Lederman holds a Ph.D. in Ancient Near Eastern Languages and Literature from the Annenberg Research Institute, now the Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and a BA in Religion with minors in History and Classical Studies from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

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Dr. Lederman spent 30 years in Jewish Communal Service, most recently as Director of Public Policy and Social Action for the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, as well as Executive Director of the Seaboard Region of United Synagogue. From 1988 until 1994, Dr. Lederman served as adjunct instructor in Biblical Studies at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Philadelphia. In addition to teaching at Georgetown, he has served as an adjunct professor in the English Department of Montgomery College in Silver Spring, Maryland, teaching a course titled “The Bible as Literature.” He has also taught online courses in Bible for Gratz College in Philadelphia.