*Note: The fellows' academic affiliation listed below reflects their post the year they were a fellow only, and may not be current.

Fellow Area of Research
Tzvi Abusch 
Brandeis University

Full Year Fellow

Babylonian Mythology and Magic: Literary Classics in their Cultural Context

Moshe Assis 
Tel Aviv University

Full Year Fellow

Commentary on Tractate Shekalim (Yerushalmi)

Menahem Ben-Sasson 
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Full Year Fellow

Law and Spirituality among Jews of Muslim Lands: The Maimonidean Family

Haggai Ben-Shammai 
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Spring Term Fellow

Ideology and Law: Judeo-Arabic Philosophical Biblical Exegesis of the Geonim

Edward Breuer 
Loyola University, Chicago

Full Year Fellow

The Study of the Bible in the Berlin Haskalah

Amnon Cohen 
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Full Year Fellow

Spiritual and Temporal Relations between the Jewish Community of 16th Century Jerusalem and the Muslim Legal Authority

Muhammad Dandamayev 
Oriental Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Full Year Fellow

Popular Assemblies in Babylonia in the First Millennium B.C.E.

Menachem Friedman 
Bar-Ilan University

Spring Term Fellow

Orthodox and Ultra-Orthodox Jews in Contemporary Society

Menahem Haran 
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Full Year Fellow

New Chapters on Temples and Temple Service in Ancient Israel

Deborah Janssens 
University of Pennsylvania

Full Year Fellow

Rabbinic Views on Dreams and their Interpretation

Ross Kraemer 
Franklin and Marshall College

Full Year Fellow

Jewish Women in the Greco-Roman Diaspora

Martin Oosthuizen 
University of Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Spring Term Fellow

Restitution in the Pentateuchal Release Laws on Slavery, Land and Debt

Everett  K. Rowson 
University of Pennsylvania

Full Year Fellow

Views of Medieval Islamic Law and Society on Homosexuality

Raymond Scheindlin 
Jewish Theological Seminary

Fall Term Fellow

Hebrew Liturgical Poetry and its Relationship with Arabic Sufi Poetry; Hebrew Poets of Spain: Translation and Commentary

Michael Sokoloff 
Bar-Ilan University

Full Year Fellow

Lexicography of the Jewish Babylonian Aramaic Dialect