Honorary Member: Professor Sara Japhet


Professor Sara Japhet

Yehezkei Kaufmann Professor Emerita of Biblical Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Professor Japhet is recognised as a world  authority on the  books of Chronicles. She was  the first women to head the Department of the Bible and the  Institute  of Jewish Studies at the Hebrew University.  She won the prestigious Israel Prize in 2004 for her contribution to Second Temple studies, and from 2006 was President of the Union of Jewish Studies.

Email: sjaphet@mail.huji.ac.il

Website: https://en.bible.huji.ac.il/people/sara-japhet


Select Publications

Japhet, S., and Salters, R.B. (eds.), The Commentary of R. Samuel ben Meir, Rashbam, on Qoheleth. (Jerusalem: Hebrew University Magnes Press, and Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1985). 

Japhet, S., The Ideology of the Book of Chronicles and its Place in Biblical Thought (Frankfurt am Main and New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 1989).

Japhet, S.,  I & II Chronicles:  A Commentary (OTL Series;  Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 1993)

Japhet, S., From the Rivers of Babylon to the Highlands of Judah:  Collected Studies on the Restoration Period (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2006).