Hebrew News

Jeremy Smoak Publishes in Near Eastern Archaeology

Published: November 21, 2017

“Reading and Writing in the Dark at Khirbet el-Qom: The Literacies of Ancient Subterranean Judah,” by Alice Mandell and Jeremy Smoak is now available in the latest edition of Near Eastern Archaeology. How did ancient Israelites and Judeans interact with inscriptions located in subterranean contexts such as tombs, tunnels, and caves? What roles did writing hold…

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UCLA Recruitment: Assistant Professor in Early Judaism

Published: August 1, 2017

The Department of Near Eastern Languages & Cultures at the University of California, Los Angeles, announces a search for a tenure-track position in early Judaism at the rank of Assistant Professor to be filled effective July 1, 2018. Applications are invited from scholars with research and teaching interests in the cultures (especially 2nd Temple Judaism)…

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New Testament Job at UCLA

Published: September 14, 2016

The department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at UCLA has just opened a new search for an Assistant Professor of New Testament/Early Christianity. Description: The Department of Near Eastern Languages & Cultures and the Program in the Study of Religion at the University of California, Los Angeles, announce a search for a new tenure-track position…

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Dr. Alice Mandel Wins 2016 Daniel Noel Freedman Award for Excellence and Creativity in Hebrew Bible Scholarship

Published: May 9, 2016

Dr. Alice Mandel, NELC Alumna and Lecturer, wins the 2016 David Noel Freedman Award for Excellence and Creativity in Hebrew Bible Scholarship has been awarded to Alice Mandell (Lecturer, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, University of California, Los Angeles) for her paper entitled, “The Adoption of the ‘Adoption’ Formula in Inner-biblical Discourse.” For more…

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Migrating the Hebrew E-Workbook’s Audio files to Kaltura

Published: April 26, 2016

For the first time, the Hebrew E-Workbook offers a full year of systematic and intensive online teaching and practice of Hebrew grammar for students of Hebrew as a foreign language . With its 200 online assignments, the E-Workbook, which I authored and designed for my Elementary Hebrew classes (Hebrew 1ABC) in 2008, has dramatically improved…

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