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.
Anat Alcalay, MA student in Biblical Studies
Anat Alcalay is an MA student in the Department of Biblical Studies at Tel Aviv University. She is currently writing her MA thesis on Day of YHWH prophecies in Second Zechariah and their place in biblical thought (under the supervision of Dr. Guy Darshan), expected to be submitted by the end of 2021.
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.
Enav Vidan, PhD, Zoologist, Ecologist and Conservation Biologist
Enav Vidan is a zoologist, an ecologist, and a conservation biologist, deeply passionate about our natural world and its protection. She earned her M.Sc. and her Ph.D.in Ecology at TAU, and focused on global lizard macroecology. Currently, she is on a postdoctoral position at the Mitrani Department for Desert Ecology, in Sde-Boker. Her project focuses on prioritizing the Israeli land-vertebrate fauna for conservation, in light of current and future development schemes, and climates.
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).
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 Science, and MA, Biblical Studies
Reuven Givati has a BSc in Physics and an MSc in Planetary Sciences, both degrees from Tel Aviv University, and a PhD in Atmospheric Sciences from the University of California at Davis. Reuven is mostly interested in the knowledge of meteorology in the Hebrew Bible, and in 2019 he recieved an MA degree in Biblical studies with an MA thesis on the knowledge of meteorology among the authors of Biblical literature