Danny Rosenberg (“Romancing the Stones: The Canaanite Artistic Tradition at Israelite Hazor”) is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Archaeology at the University of Haifa and the head of the Laboratory for Ground Stone Tools Research at the Zinman Institute of Archaeology. He specializes in the prehistory and protohistory of the southern Levant. He runs a research project studying various aspects of the Late Neolithic and Chalcolithic transition in the Jordan Valley.
Jeremy D. Smoak (“Words Unseen: The Power of Hidden Writing”) is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). His work on the Ketef Hinnom amulets won the Joseph Aviram Award, which was sponsored by the Dorot Foundation and the American Schools of Oriental Research. His recent book The Priestly Blessing in Inscription and Scripture: The Early History of Numbers 6:24–26 was published by Oxford University Press in 2015.
Yuval Gadot (“Jerusalem and the Holy Land(fill)”) is a researcher at Tel Aviv University’s Sonia and Marco Nadler Institute of Archaeology. He currently directs excavations in Jerusalem and Azekah.
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