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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: Prof.NIli Wazana

Consultant to Graduate Students: Prof. Michael Segal 

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




Prof. Israel Knohl

Israel Knohl
Professor Emeritus
Yehezkel Kaufmann Professor of Bible
Rabin Building, Room 1110. Office Hours: Tuseday 13:00-14:00

Research Interests: Temple and cult; the Dead Sea Scrolls

Israel Knohl has a doctorate in Bible from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He served as a visiting professor at University of California at Berkeley, Stanford University and the University of Chicago Divinity School.

Selected Publications:

The Sanctuary of Silence (Augsburg Fortress Publishers, 1994), which won the Z. Shkopp Prize for Biblical Studies.

The Messiah before Jesus: The Suffering Servant of the Dead Sea Scrolls (University of California Press, 2000), which was published in eight languages

The Divine Symphony: The Bible's Many Voices (JPS, 2003).