Associate Professor of Talmud and Halacha, Jerusalem
Recent essays (2008-2010):
- Ordained, Seminary of Judaic Studies (1989)
- Ph.D., Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1998)
- Between Leadership and Marginality: Models for Evaluating the Role of the Rabbis in the Early Centuries CE, Jewish Identities in Antiquity: Studies in Memory of Menahem Stern (eds. Lee I. Levine & Daniel R. Schwartz), Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2009, pp. 195-209.
- ‘Is Talmudic Biography Still Possible?’, Jewish Studies 46 (2009), pp. 41-64 (Hebrew).
- ‘Rabbis, Preachers, and Aggadists: an Aspect of Jewish Culture in Third and Fourth Century Palestine’, ‘Follow the Wise’ - Festschrift for Lee I.A. Levine (eds. Z. Weiss, O. Irshai, J. Magness & S. Schwartz), New York: Jewish Theological Seminary and Eisenbrauns, 2010, pp. 272-294.
- ‘Non-academic Aspects of Torah-study’, Proceedings of the Ninth Conference on Rabbinic Thought: Spirituality in Rabbinic Thought (ed. A. Goshen-Gottstein).
(accepted for publication)
- ‘Rabbi Judah the Patriarch and the Boundaries of Palestinian Cities - A Literary-Historical Study’, Cathedra 138 (December, 2010), pp. 7-42 (Hebrew).