Catherine E. Bonesho

Catherine E. Bonesho


Catherine E. Bonesho is Assistant Professor of Early Judaism in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her research focuses on the ways ancient Jews navigated living under Greek and Roman rule. She is currently finishing her first monograph on foreign time in early Jewish literature.



For the authors of the Hebrew Bible and other ancient Jewish groups, the Sabbath was an important day of rest, but these groups differ in regard to the significance of the Sabbath and how to observe the festival.