Prof.
Meira Polliack
Tel Aviv University

Prof. Meira Polliack is Professor of Bible at Tel Aviv University. She holds a Ph.D. and M.Phil from Cambridge University and a B.A. from the Hebrew University. From 2012-2018, she was one of the Principal Investigators of the Biblia Arabica: The Bible in Arabic among Jews, Christians and Muslims international research project. She is the author of The Karaite Tradition of Arabic Bible Translation: A Linguistic and Exegetical Study of the Karaite Translations of the Pentateuch from the Tenth to the Eleventh (Brill, 1997); Arabic and Judaeo-Arabic Manuscripts in the Cambridge Genizah Collections (Cambridge University Press, 2001 [with Colin F. Baker]); Yefet Ben Eli's Commentary on Hosea, Judaeo-Arabic edition and modern Hebrew translation (Bar Ilan University Press, 2009 [with Eliezer Schlossberg]); and Yefet Ben Eli's Commentary on the Book of Zephaniah, Annotated Edition, Hebrew Translation and Introduction (Bar-Ilan University Press, 2020 [with Eliezer Schlossberg]). Among her edited books are Karaite Judaism: A Guide to its History and Literary Sources (Brill, 2003), and Jewish Biblical Exegesis from Islamic Lands, The Medieval Period (SBL Press, 2019 [with Athalya Brenner-Idan]).

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December 27, 2020

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