Esther Fuchs

Not to be confused with Ester Fuchs.

Esther Fuchs is a Jewish feminist biblical scholar. She is Professor of Near Eastern Studies and Judaic Studies at the University of Arizona.

Fuchs was born in Tel Aviv and studied at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Brandeis University. She taught at the University of Texas at Austin before moving to the University of Arizona.[1]

Fuchs has written Israeli Mythogynies: Women in Contemporary Hebrew Fiction (1987) and Sexual Politics in the Biblical Narrative (2000). She describes her work as an attempt to "depatriarchalize" the Hebrew Bible.[2]


  1. "About the Editor". Israeli Women's Studies: A Reader. Rutgers University Press. 2005. p. 331. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  2. Everett-Haynes, La Monica. "UA Professor Explores Feminist Interpretation of Bible". University of Arizona. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
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