Dr. Yisca Zimran

Dr.

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Education:

From-To

Institute

Area of Specialty

Degree

2002-2004

Hebrew University

Archaeology

Bachelors

2005-2006

 

Haifa University

Bible

 

Master's Degree without Thesis

2008

Bar Ilan University

Bible

Master's Thesis

2009-2013

Bar Ilan University

Bible

PhD

 

Doctoral thesis: The Form and Significance of Sibling Rivalry Narratives [Advisor:  Prof. Elie Assis]

Master Thesis: Changes of Divine Will following Human Request [Advisor:  Prof. Elie Assis]

 

Participation in National and International Scientific Conferences

Conference

Place and Date

Title of Lecture

The 17th World Congress of Jewish Studies

Jerusalem, 08.17

Why will Jerusalem be Destroyed? Micah 3:9-12

EABS/SBL International Meeting

Berlin, 08.17

Social Injustice in the Book of Micah

Annual Meeting of the Department of Biblical Studies

Bar Ilan University, 09.06.16

‘Expressions of Mourning in the David Narratives and their Interpretive Contribution’

SBL Annual Meeting

Atlanta, 23.11.2015

‘Divine-Human Relations in Exodus 3:1–4:17’

EABS Annual Meeting

Cordoba, 07.2015

‘Structure, Rhetoric, and Meaning in the Vineyard Parable (Isa 5:1-7)’

 

Annual Meeting of the Department of Biblical Studies

Bar Ilan University, 11.06.2015

‘Structure, Rhetoric, and Meaning in the Vineyard Parable (Isa 5:1-7)’ [Heb]

CBL: The Books of Samuel Stories-History-Reception History

Leuven, 30.07. 2014

‘Divine Authority vs. Human Authority in the Book of Samuel’

 

Xth Congress of the European Association of Jewish Studies: Jewish and non-Jewish Cultures in Contact: New Research Perspectives

Paris, 21.07.2014                                 

‘How Isaiah Ben Amoz Relates to the Belief of the Gentiles’

The 16th World Congress of Jewish Studies

Jerusalem, 29.07.2013

‘The existence, significance, and contribution of the literary genre of Sibling Rivalry in the Bible

SBL International Meeting

University of St. Andrews, Scotland, 23.07.2013 

2 Chr 21: Its Composition and Significance

SBL International Meeting

University of Amsterdam, 23.07.2012                               

“We Are Brothers”: the genre of Sibling  Rivalry in the Bible

 

Judea and Samaria Study Conference

Ariel University, 14.06.2012

‘The struggle between Avimelech, son of the concubine from Shechem, and his seventy brothers from Ofra.’

conference for doctoral students in the Bible Department of Bar Ilan University

Bar Ilan University, 28.04.2011

‘The literary genre of Sibling Rivalry in the Bible, as exemplified in Gen 4 1-16.’

Judea and Samaria Study Conference

Ariel University, 16.06.2011

‘Unifying and distinguishing aspects of biblical stories of Shechem’

 

 

Scholarships and Awards

Date

Awards and Honors

2017

Beit-Shalom Grant, Bar-Ilan University

2014

Churgin’s Prize for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation

2012

The Mozes S. Schupf Fellowship Program scholarship for outstanding doctoral students

2009

Rector’s prize for outstanding students, Bar Ilan University

2009-2012

President’s scholarship, Bar Ilan University

2008

Scholarship awarded to outstanding MA students, Bar Ilan University

2006

Emanuel and Regina Langer-Maisels scholarship for outstanding students,

Haifa University        

2006

Scholarship awarded to outstanding MA students, Haifa University

 

 

 

 

 

Publications

  1. “Isaiah b. Amoz’s Attitude towards the Faith of the Gentile Nations”, SJOT 30 (2016), pp. 69-90.
  2. “Divine vs. Human Authority in the Book of Samuel”, in: W. Dietrich and C. Edenburg (eds.), The Books of Samuel: Histories – History – Reception History, Leuven 2016, pp. 403-412.
  3. “The Notion of God Reflected in the Lion Imagery of the Book of Hosea”, VT (Forthcoming).
  4. “‘Look, the King is Weeping and Mourning!‘ - Expressions of Mourning in the David Narratives and their Interpretive Contribution’, JSOT (Forthcoming).
  5. “ “The Covenant Made with David”: The King and the Kingdom in 2 Chronicles 21”, VT 64 (2014), pp. 305-325. “
  6. “The Lord has Rejected you as King Over Israel”: Saul’s Deposal from the Throne”, JHS 14 (2014), article 5. http://www.jhsonline.org/jhs-article.html
  7. The Conflict between Abimelech, Son of the Concubine from Shechem, and His Seventy Brothers from Ofra ” Judea and Samaria Research Studies 22 (2013), pp. 49-66
  8. ”Fundamental Concepts Pertaining to the Biblical Law of Cities of Refuge”, Beit Mikra 58 (2013), pp. 75-105  (Heb.)

 

Research

Biblical Narrative

Prophetical Literature

Biblical Theology