Catherine Hezser

Catherine Hezser is Professor of Jewish Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) of the University of London. Having received doctoral degrees in both Biblical Studies and Jewish Studies from the University of Heidelberg, Germany, and the Jewish Theological Seminary, New York, she has held academic posts at the Free University Berlin, The Hebrew University Jerusalem, and Trinity College Dublin. Hezser’s particular research interests are the Talmud Yerushalmi, the social history of Jews in Hellenistic and Roman Palestine, the relationship between orality and writing, and interfaces between and the literary and archaeological remnants of ancient Jewish daily life.

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