Dalit Rom-Shiloni, PhD, Project Leader
Dalit Rom-Shiloni is an Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible at Tel Aviv University. Her academic interests include Judean theology and ideology of the sixth century BCE, specifically concepts of God in times of national crisis, ideologies of war, and internal ideological conflicts of identity within the Judean communities of the Neo-Babylonian and the early Persian period; and innerbiblical allusion and exegesis in prophetic literature, mainly in Jeremiah and Ezekiel.
Raanan Eichler, PhD, biblical scholar, Postdoc 2016
Raanan Eichler is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Tel Aviv University. His first book, The Ark and the Cherubim, is slated for publication by Mohr Siebeck in 2018. His academic interests include Israelite beliefs and ideologies, ancient Near Eastern iconography and the Hebrew Bible, textual criticism, and reception history.
Dorit Pomerantz, MA student in biblical studies
Dorit Pomerantz is an MA student in the Department of Biblical studies at Tel Aviv University. She is mostly interested in comparative studies of the Bible in the context of the Ancient Near East. Her academic venture started many years ago when she took biology and geology and then an MBA degree in Los Angeles. For many years Dorit was involved in the business world but never deserted her love for traveling, hiking, and mountain biking in nature. She spent most of her life outside of Israel and moved back permanently three years ago with her husband and twin daughters.
Haim Moyal, PhD, ornithologist
Haim Moyal is an ornithologist and archaeologist. His greater passion is for birds. Focusing on ornithology, Moyal worked with Yossi Leshem (Tel Aviv University) as education manager of the International Center for the Study of Bird Migration and conducted his PhD studies in the University of University of Babeş-Bolyai, Cluj, Rumania (2012).
Ora Brison, PhD, biblical scholar, Postdoc 2016
Ora Brison has presently started a joint Postdoctoral training program at the Department of Biblical Studies and the Department of Classical Studies at Tel Aviv University. Shereceived her PhD (2015) from the Department of Biblical Studies in the School of Jewish Studies at Tel Aviv University. Her BA (cum laude) and MA (cum laude) are in archaeology and ancient Near Eastern cultures, also from Tel Aviv University. Her contributions to the DNI project are expected mainly on various aspects of iconography.
Osnat Frank, PhD Candidate in Biblical Studies
Osnat Frank is a PhD candidate in the Department of Biblical Studies at Tel Aviv University. Her research interests are diverse, as a result of her former studies and professional experience. She is a graduate in law (LL.B) from the college of Management Academic studies (1996); a member of the Israeli Bar Association (1998). Practitioner in civil law and tax law. This is in addition to her BA in Education (School Counseling) and Geography from the Tel Aviv University (1985).
Reuven Givati, PhD, Atmospheric Sciences, MA student in Biblical Studies
Reuven Givati is a PhD in Atmospheric Sciences, and an MA student in the Department of Biblical Studies at Tel Aviv University. Reuven has a BSc degree in Physics and an MSc degree in Planetary Sciences, both degrees from Tel Aviv University, and a PhD degree in Atmospheric Sciences from the University of California at Davis.