Tzvee Zahavy, PhD

Academic Credentials

Professor of Jewish Studies, Talmud, Hebrew and Religious Studies.  Find Tzvee's academic details at 

Tzvee Zahavy is an expert in the fields of Judaism, Talmud and Jewish prayer.  He is author of many books about rabbinic literature, rabbinic Judaism and studies of the classic Jewish liturgy.

He taught courses in Judaism, Jewish history and culture, world religions, and seminars in classical Hebrew texts. 

His classic books include The Traditions of Eleazar Ben Azariah, Brown Judaic Studies, The Mishnaic Law of Blessings and Prayers: Tractate Berakhot, Brown Judaic Studies, The Talmud of the Land of Israel: Tractate Berakhot, University of Chicago Press, Studies in Jewish Prayer, University Press of America, The Talmud of Babylonia: An American Translation: Tractate Hullin, 3 volumes, Brown Judaic Studies. He has published many newer books available worldwide on Amazon in Kindle, paperback and hardcover editions.

Tzvee attended Yeshiva College and was graduated with a B.A. in mathematics as a member of Pi Mu Epsilon, the national mathematics honor society. Received a masters degree in Jewish History and rabbinic ordination from Yeshiva University, where he studied for four years with Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik.

After receiving PhD in Religious Studies from Brown University, was appointed to the faculty of the University of Minnesota where he was promoted to full professor. Served as chairman of his department and as director of the Center for Jewish Studies.

Corporate Credentials

Tzvee is an accomplished university professor and corporate technologist, with broad experience in information technology. He has direct experience with the analysis and documentation of artificial intelligence and machine learning frameworks, financial services systems, market data, networking, telecom provisioning, data center monitoring, database driven applications, software development and end-user services. 

IT Professional

Experience: Complex assignments in project management, technical writing and systems documentation.
Technology Specialties: Project management and all forms of technical documentation, api guides, white papers, operations guides, run books, user guides, quick reference, training, distance learning, current state analysis, involving XML, HTML, JavaScript, SQL, JSP, ASP, JAVA, COBOL, SAS, Model 204, Adobe Flash, MS Office and more.

Current Status: Retired