Hananel Mack

Hananel Mack is a professor of Talmud at Bar-Ilan University. He received his Ph.D. at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His specialty is Midrash and Aggadah literature and its relationship with Bible, history and Hebrew literature.

Articles by this author

Wife of Job: Apocrypha

While the Wife of Job has a limited role in the biblical narrative, the apocryphal Divrei Lyov transforms her into a central character of the plot. Unique to the apocryphal account, Job is cited as having two wives, Utzit and Dinah, whereas the midrashic account has Job marrying only one woman.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Hananel Mack." (Viewed on April 14, 2024) <http://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/mack-hananel>.