Dr.
Yonatan Adler
Ariel University

Dr. Yonatan Adler is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Land of Israel Studies and Archaeology at Ariel University. He studied at Yeshivat Merkaz Harav, where he received rabbinic ordination from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel, and subsequently earned his PhD in archaeology from Bar-Ilan University. Adler has written extensively on the topic of archaeological evidence relating to the observance of halakhah, covering topics such as ancient mikva’ot, ancient tefillin found in the Judean Desert, and chalkstone vessels (used by Jews who observed the purity laws). He currently directs archaeological excavations at ‘Einot Amitai, a chalkstone vessel workshop in Galilee. He also heads the “Origins of Halakhic Judaism Project” at the Institute of Archaeology at Ariel University.

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September 20, 2019

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