Department/Division Human and Environmental Studies/Arts and Letters
Undergraduate School Division of Cultural Environment Studies
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Major publications BOOKS
[2023] Bayad wa-Riyad: Study and Texts, Beirut: Kanz Publishers [with Haitham M. Sharqawy and Ahmed Zain Eddin]

[2020] Political Power and Prayerful Poetry - The Life and Works of Samuel ben Hosha'ana (Jerusalem, turn of the eleventh century), Jerusalem: Carmel [with Joseph Yahalom and Gabriel Wasserman]

[2019] The Poet and the World, Festschrift for Wout van Bekkum on the Occasion of His Sixty-fifth Birthday, Berlin and Boston: DeGruyter [with Joachim Yeshaya and Elisabeth Hollender]

[2014] The Yotserot of Samuel the Third – A Leading Figure in Jerusalem of the 10th century, 2 Volumes, Jerusalem: Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi [with Joseph Yahalom]

[2011] Giving a Diamond: Essays in Honor of Joseph Yahalom on the Occasion of His Seventieth Birthday, Leiden and Boston: Brill [with Wout van Bekkum]

[2010] Tahkemoni, or the Tales of Heman the Ezrahite by Judah Alharizi, Jerusalem: Ben-Zvi Institute [with Joseph Yahalom]

[2009] Seder Avodah for the Day of Atonement by Shelomoh Suleiman al-Sinjari, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck

[2003] Hebrew Style in the Liturgical Poetry of Shmuel HaShlishi, Leiden and Boston: Brill

[2002] The Liturgical Poetry of Nehemiah Ben Shelomoh Ben Heiman HaNasi: A Critical Edition, Leiden, Boston, and Köln: Brill
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  • Undergraduate courses
  • Graduate courses (Master's program)
  • Graduate courses (Doctor's program)
  • Undergraduate courses open to all departments