Prof. Meir Bar Ilan [Emeritus]

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    Curriculum Vitae






    Born: New York, November 5, 1951

    Married: 5 children

    Citizenship: USA / Israel



    1980   Bar-Ilan University, Israel      B. A.

    1983   Bar-Ilan University, Israel      Ph. D.


    Academic Employment

    1980-82            Bar-Ilan University, Israel            Instructor 

    1984-89            Bar-Ilan University, Israel            Lecturer

    1991-92            Holon City College, Israel            Senior Lecture

    1990-95            Bar-Ilan University, Israel  

    2000-07            Bar-Ilan University, Israel            Associate Professor

    2008-09            Bar-Ilan University, Israel            Talmud Department, Chair

    2010-15            Bar-Ilan University, Israel            Talmud Department, Chair 




    Visiting Appointments:

    1982-3 Hebrew University   Research Associate

    1988-9 Harvard University   Research Associate

    2000-1 Vienna University     Guest Professor


    Doctoral Advising:

    2009    Yossi Ziv                     Hilkhot Shabbat in Beta Israel

    2011    Shai Valter                  Calendrical Realia and Astronomical Knowledge in the Talmud

    2013    Adir Dahoah-Halevi   'Midat Hassidut': From Theory to Practice in Post-Talmudic

                                                    Rabbinical Responsa

    2014    Chaim Zvi Oelbaum    The Tradition of Mishnaic Flora (together with Prof. Z. Amar)

    2015    Tziporah Lifshitz         Beauty as a Value in Rabbinic Literature: Analysis of Rabbinic

                                                   Approaches to Beauty in Human Beings and Nature


    Academic Interests

    1. Cultural and spiritual life of the Jews in the Land of Israel in Antiquity
    2. Social History of the Jews in Antiquity
    3. Ancient Jewish Mysticism
    4. Ancient Jewish Magic
    5. Ancient Jewish Medicine
    6. Apocalyptic Literature
    7. Jewish Liturgy
    8. Heikhalot Literature

    For Prof. Bar Ilan Meir's list of publications please click on the link


    Last Updated Date : 26/11/2023