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Prof. Dr. Shani Tzoref

Prof. Dr. Shani Tzoref

Campus Am Neuen Palais / Haus 2, Raum 2.03

E-Mail: stzoref@uni-potsdam.nomorespam.de

Tel.: (+49)331/977-4359

Office hours in the semester break by appointment

Main Focus of Research

Early Jewish Bible Interpretation

The Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literature

Narratological Analysis of the Hebrew Bible

History of Modern Biblical Scholarship


since 2015 Professor at the Abraham Geiger Kolleg and the School of Jewish Theology

2013–2015 Fellow at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

2010–2013 Researcher at the Israel Antiquity Authority (Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library Project)

2007–2010 Adjunct Lecturer at the Hebrew University, Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies, Schocken Institute for Jewish Studies and University of the Holy Land, Israel

2003–2007 Coordinator for Biblical Studies and Lecturer in Biblical Studies and Classical Hebrew at the University of Sydney

2000–2002 Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Department of Jewish History, Yeshiva University

2001 PhD at the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies, New York University

1999–2001 Lecturer at the London School of Jewish Studies

1988 MS Jewish Studies at the Yeshiva University/Bernard Revel Graduate School

1988 BA Semitic Studies and Archaeology at the Yeshiva University/Stern College for Women, New York


Society of Biblical Literature (SBL)

International Organization for Qumran Studies