Moshe Lavee is a senior lecturer in Talmud and Midrash in the department of Jewish History in the University of Haifa, director and founder of eLijah-Lab and co-director and founder of the new Haifa BSc program in Digital Humanities. In addition to his work in DH he studies Aggadic Midrash and Judeo-Arabic homilies in the communities of the Genizah, and the on themes of conversion, gender and the construction and demarcation of identity in rabbinic Literature, as well as literary forms, intermingling of genres and the role of authorship in Rabbinic and adjacent literatures.

    Department of Jewish Studies, University of Haifa. 

    Head of the ancient Jewish world mapping project.

    Dr. Eyal Ben-Eliyahu's field of study is the perception of the space of the Second Temple and Roman Byzantine.
    His studies deals with boundaries of The Land of Israel in Jewish Consciousness in the Second Temple Period
    and in the Mishnah and Talmud Period. Additionaly he focuses on the jewish Perceptions of Space in Antiquity,
    and to the status of the holy places in the Jewish consciousness and the Christian concepts of the period.

    Shimon Fogel earned a PhD degree from Ben Gurion University in the Negev. His main research interests are the early Rabbinic culture of learning; the cultural aspects  of the Midrasic literature; ancient and contemporary Hebrew liturgy.

    Vered Raziel- Krezmer serves as a Research Assistant for the "Midrash in theCommunites of Genizah Project", overseeing and coordinating the project's database. She is currrently writing a doctoral thesis in the Jewish Philosophy Dept.of Ben Gurion Universiy in Beer-Sheva.

    GIS expert.

    Researcher in political geography at the University of Haifa.
    Participates in the digitalized mapping project of the Ancient Jewish world and focuses on methodological and technological aspects of the research. Additionally, she is working on the accessibility of the Crowdsourcing aspect in the project.

    Uri Schor is a research student in the Tikkoun Sofrim Project. Uri holds a BA in Computer Science from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, cum laude, and an MA in Talmud from Bar Ilan University, cum laude, and has experience of over 2 decades in software development.

    LLB from Bar Ilan University. Masters in Jewish Education from the Hebrew  University in Jerusalem. Currently writing a doctoral thesis at the University of Haifa on the topic of Midrash Tanhumah in the Genizah. Tova also serves as the centre's co-ordinator.

    Doctoral student in the Department of Jewish history at Haifa University. Used to be research assistant of Prof. Efraim Lev. Within his work in the lab Adam is responsible for the field of education and the training of the Center and the Geniza Project within the framework of schools in Haifa.

    Efraim Lev is an assistant professor, at the department of Eretz Israel Studies at the University of Haifa and Head of the Department of Humanities and Arts at the Technion, Haifa. Prof. Lev was trained both as a historian and as a field biologist and therefore his academic work has always had a strong interdisciplinary focus. He spent his post-doctoral year at the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine in London (2000-2001), and was Visiting Scholar at St. John's College, Cambridge (2003-2004, 2011-2012). His research focus is on ethno-pharmacology and the history of medicine in the medieval Middle East with particular emphasis on the medical documents in the Cairo Genizah. Prof. Lev served for 5 years as head of department of Special BA Program, Faculty of Humanities at the University of Haifa before his current Technion appointment. In his current project, "Medicine of the Genizah People", he created a carefully planned framework of research teams, that reconstructed the medieval inventory of the practical materia medica of the Genizah community; and studied and published for example its original and practical prescriptions and medical notebooks.  Prof. Lev published 10 books and more than 80 referred articles and chapters. In 2013 Prof Lev was awarded the George Urdang Medal for pharmaco-historical writings by the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy.

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