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Prof. Esther Eshel is teaching as a professor in the Bible Department, also teaching and in the Martin (Szusz) Department of Land of Israel Studies and Archaeology at Bar Ilan University, and the director of the Jeselsohn Epigraphic Center of Jewish History at Bar-Ilan University. She is involved in two main areas of research: 1. The late books of the Hebrew Bible, as part of an interest in Jewish literature of the Second Temple period, including early Jewish exegesis; 2. Epigraphy of the First and Second Temple periods. 

Fields of interest: Bible; Second Temple period Literature; Epigraphy of the First and Second Temple Periods.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Jan 1991Jan 2000

Award Date: 1 Jan 2000


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