Go to navigation

Ágnes Vetö Adjunct Assistant Professor of Religion

Ágnes (Ági) Vetö grew up in Budapest, where she undertook the study of Hebrew and Aramaic, and earned an undergraduate degree in biblical and Jewish Studies from Eotvos Lorand University. She received an advanced degree in Jewish Studies from the London University School of Oriental and African Studies and spent a year at Oxford Postgraduate Center for Hebrew and Jewish Studies. She spent two years in Paris at the Sorbonne, at both the Institute Catholique and École Practique Des Hauts Études, as student, translator and teacher of English, and has studied Talmud at the Pardes Institute, a co-educational yeshivah in Jerusalem. Ms. Veto earned an MA in Jewish Studies at the Rothberg Graduate School of Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and a further MA at New York University, where she also taught. She received her PhD in Jewish Studies from NYU with an emphasis on Talmud and Rabbinic literature, and is currently completing her rabbinic ordination as a Maharat, a decisor of Jewish law.

  • MA, SOAS, University of London; MA, Hebrew University, Jerusalem; MA, MPhil, PhD, New York University
  • At Vassar since 2014

Contact

Departments and Programs

Courses

  • RELI/JWST 218 From Anti-Judaism To Anti-Semitism
  • RELI/JWST 282 The Land Of Israel Before The State Of Israel

Photos

Download images for non-commercial use, photo credit required.

Photo: Courtesy of Ágnes Vetö