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Bible Department
The Faculty of Humanities
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mount Scopus
Jerusalem, 9190501

Department Head and Consultant to Undergraduate Students & Graduate StudentsProf.  Noam Mizrahi

Departmental Secretary: Ms. Anat Haim Jani
Telephone: +972-2-5883605
Room 4603
Office hours: Sun 11:30-14:30, Mon-Thur 10:00-13:00



The Bible Department at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is among the leading departments in the world for research in the Hebrew Bible.  The Department accepts students at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. Research and teaching conducted at the Department represent a wide range of specialties and interests, including linguistic, historical, comparative and literary analysis of the Hebrew Bible, integrating the study of premodern exegesis and recent methods of inquiry. The Department integrates research in the areas of the history of Israel in Antiquity, Semitic languages, ancient Near Eastern cultures and literatures, religious studies and archaeology with critical research of the formation, development, composition and transmission of the texts comprising the Hebrew Bible, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and the ancient translations.