Sara Japhet

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Sara Japhet is Yehezken Kaufmann Professor Emerita of the Bible department at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Among her research interests are Biblical religion and literature, the Restoration period (literature, history and theology), Biblical law and the history of Jewish exegesis. Sara was the recipient of the Israel Prize for Biblical Studies in 2004 and President of the World Union of Jewish Studies (2005-2009).