1. Higher Education
2006–2010: Ph.D. in Biblical Studies, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan.
Thesis: The Lamentation Over the Destruction of Ur: A Revised Edition (Magna Cum Laude). Supervisors: Prof. Jacob Klein and Prof. Shemuel Vargon.
2003–2005: M.A. in Assyriology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
Thesis: "Dialogue of Pessimism": A Revised Edition, a Commentary and a Literary Analysis (Cum Laude). Supervisor: Dr. Wayne Horowitz.
1998–2000: B.Ed. in Bible, Herzog College, Alon-Shvut (Cum Laude).
2. Grants, Awards and Fellowships
2017–2021: Israel Science Foundation, Research Grant
2018: Starr Fellowship in Judaica at the Center for Jewish Studies, Harvard University
2016: Israel Council for Higher Education, Grant for Developing a MOOC Course.
2015: Research grant from the German-Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development.
2014: Beit-Shalom Grant, Bar-Ilan University.
2013: Beit-Shalom Grant, Bar-Ilan University.
2013: IHEL Foundation Grant, Bar-Ilan University.
2012: IHEL Foundation Grant, Bar-Ilan University.
2011: Beit-Shalom Grant, Bar-Ilan University.
2011‒2014: Alon Fellowship for Outstanding young researchers, Israel Council for Higher Education.
2011‒2012: Research Grant, Jewish Memorial Foundation.
2010–2011: Bikura Post Doctoral Scholarship, Israel Science Foundation.
2010: Churgin Award for Excellent PhD thesis.
2009–2010: Post Doctoral Fellowship, Samuel Noah Kramer Institute for
2009–2010: President Fellowship for Post-Doctoral Research, Bar-Ilan
2005–2008: President Fellowship for Excellent Ph.D. Students, Bar-Ilan
2007: Research Grant for collating tablets in Musées d'art et d'histoire, Genève, Bar-Ilan University.
2006–2007: The Bible Fellows Program Scholarship, Matan Institute for Jewish Studies, Jerusalem.
3. Academic Positions
2011‒ Present: Lecturer, Tenure Track, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan.
2009–2011: Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology.
2007–2008: Lecturer, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan.
2005–2007: Lecturer, Matan Institute for Jewish Studies, Jerusalem.
2004–2005: Lecturer, Herzog College, Alon-Shvut.
4. Lectures and Invited Seminars
November 2018: "Linguistic Dating of the Book of Qohelet: a New Direction", SBL 2018 Annual Meeting, Denver.
November 2018: "Which Aramaic Dialect Stands at the Background of the Book of Qohelet?", Mainz International Colloquium on Ancient Hebrew, Mainz.
February 2018: "Qohelet’s Idiolect: The Language of a Jew in a Changing World", Starr Seminar, Center for Jewish Studies, Harvard University, Boston.
March 2018: "Qohelet's Language: an Extra-Linguistic Look", Jewish Theological Seminary, New York.
November 2017: "A Diachronic Look at the Biblical Root hbk", SBL 2017 Annual Meeting, Boston.
November 2016: "Qohelet between Ancient Near Eastern and Hellenistic Traditions", Workshop on Teaching Morals in Antiquity: Wisdom Texts, Oral Traditions, and Images, Leipzig.
November 2016: "New Light on the Administrative Term bēn bayît and Its Implications for Linguistic Dating", SBL 2016 Annual Meeting, San-Antonio.
November 2015: "The Question of LBH Syntax". SBL 2015 Annual Meeting, Atlanta.
October 2015: "Toward a Description of LBH Syntax: The Case of Ecclesiastes 1−2", Mainz International Colloquium on Ancient Hebrew, Mainz.
July 2015: "Linguistic Dating of the Book of Proverbs: Methods, Problems and Preliminary Results", Humboldt University, Berlin.
June 2015: "The Redaction of Qohelet in Light of Mesopotamian Wisdom Literature", University of Koblenz-Landau, Landau.
June 2015: "Biblical and Mesopotamian Vanity Literature", Heidelberg University, Heidelberg.
June 2014: "Gilgamesh and Qohelet: A New Look", SBL 2014 International Meeting, Vienna.
June 2014: "The Motif of Vanity in Ancient Near Eastern Literature: Transmission, Reception and Adaptation," International Conference on 3000 Years of Textual Production and Dissemination in the ANE, Tel Aviv University.
January 2014: "Family Relations in Mesopotamian Proverb Literature", Annual Conference of the Israel Society for Assyriology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Tel-Aviv.
November 2013: "Dating the Book of Proverbs on Linguistic Grounds: Challenges and Chances", SBL 2013 Annual Meeting, Baltimore.
August 2013: "Philosophical Terms in the Book of Qohelet", 16th World Congress of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem.
July 2013: "Dating the Hezekian Collection on Linguistic Grounds", SBL 2013 International Meeting, St. Andrews.
May 2013: "Qohelet and the Ancient Near Eastern Literature of Vanity: A Reassessment", International Conference on Jewish Religion in Light of New Inscriptions and Papyri, Jeselsohn Epigraphic Center for Jewish History, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan.
November 2012: "Are We Still Allowed to Read Literature as History? The Sumerian City Laments as a Test-Case", Conference on Historical Memory in the Ancient Near East, Tel-Aviv University, Tel Aviv.
July 2012: "Removing a Garment on a Cold Day: the MT of Proverbs 25,20 and the Redaction History of Biblical Proverbs", SBL 2012 International Meeting, Amsterdam.
April 2011: "Agricultural Imagery in Biblical and Ancient Near Eastern Descriptions of Catastrophes", Hebrew Bible Seminar, Columbia University, New York.
November 2010: "On the Agricultural Imagery in Biblical and Ancient Near Eastern Descriptions of Catastrophes", SBL 2010 Annual Meeting, Atlanta.
May 2010: "Biblical Thought vs. Ancient Near Eastern Thought as Reflected in the Wisdom Literature", The Judaic Studies Program, Drexel University, Philadelphia.
April 2010: "On the Phenomenon of Literary Adaptation in the Bible and the Ancient Near East", Jewish Theological Seminary, New York.
February 2010: "Processes of Literary Adaptation in the Bible and the Ancient Near East: An Ancient Proverb as a Test Case", Judah Goldin Seminar for Biblical studies, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
November 2009: "The Tallest Man Cannot Reach Heaven; The Broadest Man Cannot Cover Earth" –Reconsidering the Proverb and its Biblical Parallels", SBL 2009 Annual Meeting, New Orleans.
August 2009: "The Sumerian City Laments and the Book of Lamentation: A Comparative Theological View", Fifteenth World Congress of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem.
January 2006: "Take off a Garment in Cold Weather (Proverbs 25:20)", Torah Study, Exegesis and Research: International Conference Marking the Centenary of Nehama Leibowitz’s Birth, The Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem.
5. Other Academic Activities
2017–Current: Program Unit Chair, International SBL Section of Wisdom Literature in the Bible and in the Ancient Near East Section.
2016–Current: Steering Committee Member, SBL Section of Wisdom in Israelite and Cognate Traditions.
2015–Current: Trustee Committee Member, The Israel Society for Assyriology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Israel.
2013−Current: Board Member, Israel Biblical Society.
2014–2015: Member of the Young Scholars Forum of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
2007–2009: Editorial Board member, Massekhet (published by Matan, Jerusalem, in association with Heller Center for the Study of Women, Bar Ilan University).