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Yonatan Adler

CURRICULUM VITAE


Personal Details

Contact Information yonatanadler@gmail.com

Education

2012-2015 Postdoctoral Research, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem: The Institute of Archaeology and The Mandel Institute of Jewish Studies; Lady Davis Postdoctoral Fellow.
2011 Postdoctoral Research, The University of Oxford: The Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies; Visiting Scholar.
2011 Ph.D., Bar-Ilan University: The Martin (Szusz) Dept. of Land of Israel Studies and Archaeology.
Dissertation Title: The Archaeology of Purity: Archaeological Evidence for the Observance of Ritual Purity in Ere?-Israel from the Hasmonean Period until the End of the Talmudic Era (164 BCE 400 CE), Supervised by Prof. Zeev Safrai.
2006 M.A., Bar-Ilan University: The Martin (Szusz) Dept. of Land of Israel Studies and Archaeology.
Advanced track toward M.A. and PhD degree; With Honors (Grade Average: 97%).
2004 B.Sc., Touro College: Lander College of Arts and Sciences.
With Honors (GPA: 4.00).
1994-2001 Rabbinic Studies, Yeshivat Merkaz HaRav, Jerusalem.

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION

2009 Certification as Field Archaeologist, Institute of Archaeology, Bar-Ilan University.
2001 Rabbinic Ordination, The Chief Rabbinate of Israel.

PROFFESIONAL CAREER

2013 - present Senior Lecturer ( ), Ariel University: Israel Heritage Department.
2012-2013 Lecturer (), Ariel University: Israel Heritage Department.
2011-2012 Associate Lecturer ( ), Ben-Gurion University of the Negev: Department of Jewish History.

SIGNIFICANT ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELDWORK POSITIONS

2013 Tel Shiloh, Director, Ariel University Expedition (co-directed with Benyamin Har-Even, Staff Officer of Archaeology).
2009 Tel Eton, Area Supervisor, Bar Ilan University Expedition.
2008 Tel es-Safi, Assistant Area Supervisor, Bar Ilan University Expedition.
2006 City of David, Assistant Area Supervisor, Israel Antiquities Authority.

AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

2013 David Amit Prize for Archaeological Research.
2012-2013 Lady Davis Postdoctoral Fellowship, The Lady Davis Fellowship Trust.
2012-2013 Jewish Culture in the Ancient World Fellowship, The Humanities Fund, Yad Hanadiv and the Israel Council for Higher Education (declined).
2011-2013 Jerusalem Researchers Fellowship, Institute for Eretz-Israel Studies at Yad Ben-Zvi.
2011 Targum Shlishi Award for Doctoral Dissertation in Judaic Studies, Targum Shlishi, a Raquel and Aryeh Rubin Foundation.
2010 Kushitzky Fund Award, Kushitzky Fund, The Martin (Szusz) Department of Land of Israel Studies and Archaeology: Bar-Ilan University.
2009-2011 Doctoral Seminar Fellowship, Institute for Eretz-Israel Studies at Yad Ben- Zvi.
2009 Wolf Fund Scholarship for Excellence in Doctoral Studies, Wolf Foundation.
2007 Knesset Award for Excellence in Academic Studies, Knesset Parliamentary Committee for Education and The Council of University Heads in Israel.
2007-2010 Presidents Doctoral Fellowship of Excellence, Bar-Ilan University.
2006-2008 Rectors Prize for Excellence in Academic Studies, Bar-Ilan University.
2006-2009 The Interdisciplinary Beit Midrash Fellowship, Beit Morasha of Jerusalem: The Academic Center for Jewish Studies and Leadership.