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Phone: +972-2-5883558
Room 4504 
Faculty of Humanities
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Mt. Scopus, Jerusalem 9190501

Department Chair and BA Advisor: Prof. Steve Fassberg​​​​​​​

MA Advisor: Prof. Yochanan Breuer

Prof. Ofra Tirosh-Becker


Research interests: The contact between Hebrew and Arabic in the Middle Ages and in the modern era; Medieval Karaite literature; Rabbinic Hebrew in Karaite writings; Medieval Judeo-Arabic prose; North-African Neo-Judeo-Arabic — spoken and written; Judeo-Arabic translations of the Bible and of post-biblical literature; Hebrew in Algeria in the 19th-20th centuries.