Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia


Bezalel Porten

Bezalel Porten is professor emeritus in the department of Jewish history at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has written widely on the Aramaic papyri and ostraca stemming from the Jewish community of Elephantine, Egypt from the fifth century B.C.E.

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