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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. Simcha Kogut

Simcha Kogut
Professor Emeritus, Department of Bible and the Department of Hebrew Language
Humanities Building, Room 5118

Research Interests: Syntax and lexicology of medieval Ashkenazi Hebrew; development of syntactical structures in Hebrew; comparison of Biblical and modern Hebrew; Linguistic approach of rabbinic and medieval biblical exegesis, and the Biblical Hebrew reflected in rabbinic literature and medieval commentaries; Biblical Hebrew and Biblical Aramaic and their northwest Semitic background; the syntactical and exegetical aspects of Biblical te‘amim.

Additional academic positions:

Member, editorial board of "בלשנות עברית" (=Hebrew Linguistics)