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David Fishelov

David Fishelov is an associate professor of Comparative Literature at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. One of his topics of interest is the dialogue between modern literature and the Bible. Among his publications is Samson’s Locks: The Transformations of the Biblical Samson.


Articles by this author

Biblical Women in World and Hebrew Literature

The fate of biblical women in post-biblical times has been a reoccurring source of inspiration in world and Hebrew literature. With the rise of feminist criticism, there has been renewed vigor and excitement surrounding interpretation and retelling of biblical women’s stories.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "David Fishelov." (Viewed on September 22, 2023) <>.


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