Yael Landman is a scholar of the Hebrew Bible. Her research focuses on the intersection of law and literature, and connections between legal writing and legal practice in biblical and ancient Near Eastern texts.

Landman received her PhD from Yeshiva University. She serves as Acquisitions Editor for Hebrew Bible, Ancient Near East, and Jewish Studies at Gorgias Press.

Selected publications

  • “Herding in Haran: A Note on Jacob's Claim in Genesis 31:39,” Zeitschrift für altorientalische und biblische Rechtsgeschichte 25 (forthcoming)
  • “On Lips and Tongues in Ancient Hebrew,” Vetus Testamentum 66 (2016)



Devoted to the home, and seeking to advance research that will shed light on this most formative and intimate of contexts for Jewish life.