The Division for Advancement and External Relations  

 
SHIMON  GESUNDHEIT,  SENIOR LECTURER IN BIBLE 
Status : ACTIVE Birth place : BASEL
Office Phone: Fax: 02-567-0138
E-Mail: gesund@mscc.huji.ac.il
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Department Faculty  
BIBLE FACULTY OF HUMANITIES Dept. Description
 
Academic Degree   Institution Year
Ph.D. HEBREW UNIV. 2000
 
Academic Position   Year
SENIOR LECTURER 2012
LECTURER 2002
 
External Academic Positions and Awards
Visiting Lect., Univ. of Hamburg, 1997.
Post-doctoral Fellow: Harvard Univ., 2001.
Visiting Prof., Harvard Divinity School, 2002.
Awards: Mizra Foundation Award for Excellence, Dept. of
Bible, 1998.
Ephraim Urbach Post-doctoral Fellowship, 2001-02;
Golda Meir Fellowship, 2003; Yigal Alon Fellowship, 2004-06.
Assoc. Editor: AThANT (Abhandlungen zur Theologie des Alten
und Neuen Testaments), since 2003; IECOT (Intl. Exegetical
Commentary on the Old Testament), since 2004.
 
Research Interests
Biblical law, cult, theology. Narrative and literary history of the Hebrew
Bible; prophecy. Medieval and modern Jewish exegesis.
 
Research Projects
A critical commentary on Ruth for IECOT (International Exegetical
Studies on the book of Ruth (monograph).
New concepts in Pentateuchal research: Benno Jacob's pioneering
 
Selected Publications
Publication Title   Year
The question of LXX Jeremiah as a tool for literary-critical 2012
Three Times a Year: Studies on Festival Legislation in the 2012
Das Land Israels als Mitte einer juedischen Theologie der Tora. 2011
Der Anfang der Tora. Ansaetze juedischer Exegeten des 2007
Foreword to: Leo Adler, The Biblical View of Man, 2006
Intertextualitaet und literarhistorische Analyse der Festkalender 2006
Gibt es eine juedische Theologie der Hebraeischen Bibel? In: 2005
Der deuteronomische Festkalender. In: 2003
Bibelkritische Elemente in der Exegese Benno Jacobs. In: 2002
Festival Legislation in the Torah. Doctoral Dissertation. 2000
Foreword to reprint of Benno Jacob, Das erste Buch Mose, 2000
The Festival Calendars in Exodus XXIII 14-19 and XXXIV 18-26. 1998
Zur literarkritischen Analyse von Exodus 12,21-27. 1995
The Festival Calendar of Deuteronomy. In: 1994

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