2008-2011 Ph.D. in Biblical Studies, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan. Thesis: "Structural Principles of Cohesion in the Book of Ecclesiastes and their Exegetical Significance" (magna cum laude); supervisor: Prof. Eliyahu Assis.
2001-2002 M.A. in Judaic Studies, University of Baltimore (Matan Jerusalem Branch). Thesis: "Thematic Literary Analysis of Rashbam's Commentary on Ecclesiastes" (manga cum laude). Supervisor: Dr. Mordechai Sabbato.
1988-1991 B.A. in Jewish History and Geography, Hebrew University, Jerusalem (magna cum laude)
1987-1990 B.Ed. in Bible and Oral Law, Jerusalem College, Jerusalem (magna cum laude)
Cohen-Neriya, N. & Deshen, M. (2021). Visual Reading of Texts – Reading Comprehension of Biblical Texts with Dual Coding Technology, HHR, 2021.
Cohen-Neriya, N. & Deshen, M. (2020). Visual Reading of Texts. The 18th Annual Meital National Conference (Digital Version),2020
Cohen-Neriya, N, “Psalm 30 - The Lost Psalm of King Hezekiah”, Beit Mikra 64(1), 1-15 (In Hebrew).
Cohen-Neriya, N, “Rashbam's Understanding of the Carpe Diem Passages in Qoheleth”, Revue des Etudes Juives 175, 1-2 (2016), pp. 27-46.
Cohen-Neriya, N, “The Reflective Passages as the Core and Initial Composition of the Book of Qoheleth: Content and Structural Analysis”, JHS 15, Article 6 (2016), pp. 1-20.
Cohen-Neriya, N, “Psalm 92: Structure and Meaning”, ZAW 125, 2014 pp. 593-606.
Cohen-Neriya, N, “‘I said in my heart’ – Structure and Significance in the First Collection of Reflections in Ecclesiastes (1:12-2:26)”, Beit Mikra 58, 2013 pp. 47-82 (Hebrew).
Ph.D. in Bible from Bar-Ilan University (2008-2011)
The program for Bible Study and Biblical Exegesis at Matan, MA (magna cum laude) in Judaic Studies from the University of Baltimore (2001-2002)
BA in Jewish History and Geography (magna cum laude) from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1988-1991)
Teacher’s certificate in Bible and Oral Law (magna cum laude) from the Jerusalem College for Women (Michlala) (1987-1990)
2012‒ Present: Lecturer, Tenure Track, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan.
2020-2021: Developer of the MOOC course (on the IL Campus platform): In-depth reading in the digital age: Teaching texts in Generation Z
2021– Present: Head of the Jewish 2.0 program for MA students of Jewish Studies in the pedagogical innovation track.
2017– Present: Head of the Bible 2.0 program for MA students of Bible Studies in the pedagogical innovation track.
2014– Present: Head of the Training Program for Bible Teachers at the Bar Ilan Department of Education.
2012–2016: lecturer of Bible Studies at Bar Ilan University.
2011–2017: Head of "Matan Al HaPerek," an online program for the weekly study of the Prophets and Writings at Matan Institute for Jewish Studies, Jerusalem.
2006–2013: Lecturer, Head of the Center for Bible Studies at Matan Institute for Jewish Studies, Jerusalem.
2004–2005: Lecturer, Herzog College, Alon-Shvut.
1990–2000: Teacher of Bible Studies in numerous high schools.
Participation in International Conferences:
ינואר 2005: "אין טוב לאדם תחת השמש כי אם לאכול ולשתות ולשמוח", כנס בינלאומי במלאת מאה שנה להולדתה של נחמה ליבוביץ, ואן ליר ירושלים, 2005.
מאי 2011: "החכמה הרגילה החכמה העמוקה ותורת הגמול ה"כפולה" בפירוש רש"בם לקהלת", הפשטות המתחדשים - פירושי רשב"ם למקרא: כנס בינלאומי, רמת גן, 30 במאי 2011.
אוגוסט 2013: "סוגית ה'גמול טבעי' וסוגית ה'גמול אלוהי' כמפתח להבנת עיצובו הצורני של ספר קהלת", הקונגרס העולמי השישה עשר למדעי היהדות, ירושלים, 28 ביולי - 1 באוגוסט 2013.
July 2011: "Structure and Significance in Kohelet Chapters 1-2", SBL International Meeting, London England, 4-8 July 2011.
July 2012: "Re-examination of the Attitude of Koheleth to the 'Evil Woman', SBL International Meeting, Amsterdam, 22–26 July 2012.
July 2013: "The Literary Function of the Verses of Praise in Psalm 92", SBL International Meeting, St. Andrews, 7–11 July 2013.
July 2014: "I set my mind..." (Qohelet 1,12) Structure and Meaning in the Reflective Passages in the Book of Qohelet", SBL International Meeting, Vienna, 7–11 July 2014.
July 2014: "Rashbam's Understanding of the Carpe Diem Passages in Qoheleth", Xth EAJH Congress, Paris, 20–24 July 2014.
july 2015: "Alternative Reading of Psalm 90", EABS Annual Meeting, Cordoba, 7-12 July 2015.
"No One Can Speak" - The Talk Between the Statement, The Annual Conference of the Department of Bible at Bar Ilan University, Ramat - Gan 17-18 May 2017.
July 2017: "Rashbam's literary vision of the Book of Ecclesiastes in light of the different layers of his interpretation of the references to death," NAPH Annual Meeting, N.Y 27-30 July 2017.
August 2017:” Reflective Passages” and “Collection of Proverbs and Exhortations” in Ecclesiastes Chapters 4-8", SBL International Meeting, Berlin, 7-11 July 2017.
August 2017: The introductory verses to Psalm 90: Two readings, 17th World Congress of Jewish Studies, 6-10, August 2017.
December 2019: “Service of the heart” in the biblical narrative and poetry,” AJS Annual Meeting, San Diego, December 19-21.
July 2020: “Visual Reading of Texts,” The Eighteenth Annual National Conference of Meital, July 1.
June 2021: “The application of the double coding theory in Bible teaching”, NAPH, Online, June 20.
August 2022: ״Typographic Dialogue with the Biblical Text - Training Bible Teachers - Ways and Methods for Generation Z״, The 18th World Congress of Jewish Studies, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, July 9th, 2022.
December 2022: "Typographic Dialogue with the Biblical Text," SBL Annual Meetings 2022, Denver, Colorado, November 20th, 2022.
July 2023: "Learning the Bible through a student-centered approach that emphasizes inquiry-based orientation using visual learning strategies", NRJE Annual Meetings 2023, Boston Massachusetts, Jun 11th, 2023.
Awards and honors
2021 Bar- Ilan University Rector’s Grant for Excellence in Teaching
2019 Beit Shalom Foundation Grant
2018 Bar- Ilan University Rector’s Grant for Excellence in Teaching
2017 Beit Shalom Foundation Grant
2016 Bar- Ilan University Rector’s Grant for Excellence in Teaching
2015 Bar- Ilan University Rector’s Grant for Excellence in Teaching
2012 Churgin Award for Excellent Ph.D. thesis.
2011 Schupf Foundation scholarship
2008 -2012 President Fellowship for Excellent Ph.D. Students, Bar-Ilan University.
2006–2007 The Bible Fellows Program Scholarship, Matan Institute for Jewish Studies, Jerusalem.