Prof. Oded Lipschits

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Curriculum Vitae - Oded Lipschits

Director, Sonia and Marco Nadler Institute of Archaeology

Head, Ancient Israel Studies – Overseas MA program of the Department of Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Cultures, Tel Aviv University.

Director, The Ramat-Raḥel Archaeological Project (together with Dr. Yuval Gadot, Tel Aviv University, and Prof. Manfred Oeming,HeidelbergUniversity).

Director, The Ellah Valley Regional Project and the Lautenschläger Azekah Expedition (together with Dr. Yuval Gadot, Tel Aviv University, and Prof. Manfred Oeming,HeidelbergUniversity).

Address:TelAvivUniversity, P.O.B. 39040, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, 69978,Israel.

Home Address:Alon Ha-Galil,17920,Israel. 

Phone No. (Office)  03-6409952

e-mail: lipschit@post.tau.ac.il

Website: http://www.tau.ac.il/humanities/archaeology/directory/dir_oded_lipschits.html

The Lautenschlaeger Azekah Expedition: www.azekah.com

The Ramat Rahel Excavation's website: http://www.tau.ac.il/humanities/archaeology/projects/ramat_rachel/index.htm

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/oded.lipschits

Place and Date of Birth:Jerusalem, May 15, 1963

ZAHAL (Israeli) Military Service: 1981 – 1985 (in reserve until 2008) Rank: Major.

Marital status: Married to Yael (Moreno) Lipschits;

No. of Children: 4 - Or (1989), Tal (1993), Na’amah (1997), ‘Iddo (2002).

EDUCATION

Date

Institute

Degree

Area of Specialization

1985-1988

TelAvivUniversity

B.A

(summa cum laude)

Department of Jewish history

Department of Archaeology

1988-1990

TelAvivUniversity

M.A.

(summa cum laude)

Department of Jewish history (changed to Direct PhD course)

1990-1997

TelAvivUniversity

Ph.D.

Department of Jewish history (Rosenberg School of Jewish Studies)

Doctoral Dissertation: “The ‘Yehud’ Province under Babylonian Rule (586-539 B.C.E.): Historic Reality and Historiographic Conceptions”. Supervisor: Prof. Nadav Na'aman.

Academic and Professional Experience

          Date

Institute

Title

Teaching and Research Area

1988 – 1990

TelAvivUniversity

Teaching Assistant

AncientIsraelStudies-Jewish History

1990 – 1997

TelAvivUniversity

Instructor

AncientIsraelStudies-Jewish History

1997 – 1998

TelAvivUniversity

Instructor with PhD

AncientIsraelStudies-Jewish History

1997 – 1998

UniversityofHaifa

Visiting Lecturer

Jewish History

1998 – 2002

TelAvivUniversity

Lecturer

AncientIsraelStudies-Jewish History

2002 – 2006

TelAvivUniversity

Senior Lecturer with tenure

AncientIsraelStudies-Jewish History

9.2002 – 8.2003

HeidelbergUniversityFaculty of Theology 

Visiting Scholar

Theology, Biblical Studies, Jewish History

2.2003 – 7.2003

HeidelbergUniversity,

Faculty of Theology Hochschule für jüdische Studien

Visiting Lecturer

Theology, Biblical Studies, Jewish History

2006 – 2007

TelAvivUniversity

Senior Lecturer

AncientIsraelStudies - Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Cultures

9.2007-2.2008

HeidelbergUniversity, Forschungszentrum für Internationale und Interdisziplinäre Theologie

Visiting Scholar

AncientIsraelStudies -Archaeology, Paleography, Jewish History

2007 --

TelAvivUniversity

Associate Professor

AncientIsraelStudies - Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Cultures

10-11.2010

HeidelbergUniversityFaculty of Theology

Visiting Scholar

AncientIsraelStudies - Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Cultures

 Supplementary Academic Activities

1999 – 2001 – Head, Program for Basic and Panoramic Studies, Faculty of Humanities,Tel Aviv University.

2001 – 2007 – Member, Faculty Teaching Committee, Faculty of Humanities,Tel Aviv University.

2005 – Member, Faculty Research Committee, Faculty of Humanities,Tel Aviv University. 

2004 – 2009 – Co-Chair, "Literature and History of the Persian Period Group",

                        Society of Biblical Literature together with Prof. David Vanderhooft.

Since 2005 –   Editor, 'Cathedra' – A Journal for the Research of the LandofIsrael.

Member, editorial board of the Institute for the Research of Eretz-

                        Israel, Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi, Jerusalem.

2005 – 2010 – Member, Research Committee of the Faculty of Humanities,TelAvivUniversity.

2008 - Member, Israel Exploration Society council

2008 -  Member, Advisory Board: Journal of Hebrew Scripture.

2009 - Editorial Board, Hebrew Bible and Ancient Israel (peer-reviewed, quarterly journal,Mohr Siebeck,Germany)

2009 -  Member, Nomination Committee,Schoolof History, Faculty of Humanities,TelAvivUniversity

2010 -  Member, Appeal Committee of theIsraelAntiquities Authority (IAA)

Since 4.2011- Director, the Sonia and Marco Nadler Institute of Archaeology

Since 4.2011- Head, Ancient Israel Studies – Overseas MA program at the Department of Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Cultures,TelAvivUniversity.

Since 9.2011- Head, Ancient Israel Studies - MA Program in Ancient Israel Studies within the  Department of Archaeology and Ancient Near East Studies

      Editorial Board, Tel Aviv: Journal of theInstitute of Archaeology of Tel Aviv University

 Editorial Board, the Monograph Series, The Sonia and Marco Nadler Institute of Archaeology

             Editorial Board, Salvage Excavation Reports, the Sonia and Marco Nadler Institute of Archaeology

2011 – Member, Shazar Prize committee for the Research of the History of Israel.

2012 –  Head, Shazar Prize committee for the Research of the History of Israel.    





Archaeological Field Work and other Projects in Archaeology

Since 2004 – The Ramat-Rahel Archaeological Project (together with Prof. Manfred Oeming,HeidelbergUniversity).

Since 2005 – The Publication Project of Aharoni’s Excavations at Ramat Rahel, Ramat Raḥel III.

2005 – 2008 – Corpus of the Yehud Stamp Impressions: Typology, Chronology, Distribution and Function (together with Prof. David Vanderhooft,BostonCollege).

2007 – 2009 – Typology and classification of lmlk Jars, based on 3D scanning technology (together with A. Karasik, and Y. Gadot).

2008 – 2010 – Corpus of the Lion Stamp Impressions from the Persian Period: Typology, Chronology, Distribution and Function (together with Dr. Tallay Ornan,HebrewUniversity,Jerusalem).

2008 – 2010 – The Judean Stamped Jars from the Late Iron Age, the Persian and the Hellenistic Periods: Its Dates, Distribution and Function.

2008 -           TheEllahValleyRegional Project.

                     The Lautenschläger Excavations at Azekah.

  

Research Projects in History

1999 – 2004 – Judah and the Judeans in the Babylonian Period (6th Century BCE).

Since 2004 –   Judah and the Judeans in the Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods (5th – 2nd Cebturies BCE).

Since 2007 –   Administration and Economy inJudahUnder Assyrian, Babylonian and Persian Rule

Since 2008 –   Nehemiah’s Wall: The Biblical Descriptions, Archaeological Remains and its  Historical Reality

 Since 2012 –   A Critical and Historical Commentary on the Bible: the Book of Ezra and     

 Nehemiah (Hermenia Series, Fortress Press, together with Gary N. Knoppers).





Lectures in Scientific and International Conferences:

1) The Formation of the Babylonian Provincein Judah. The Twelfth World Congress of Jewish Studies, Division A: The Bible and Its World.Jerusalem1997. (Hebrew).

2) Judah, Jerusalemand the Temple(586-539 B.C.). Ve Colloque International, La Transeuphratène à l’époque perse: Religions, croyances rites et images, Institut Catholique, Paris, March 30-31 and April 1, 2000.


3) The Population of YehudProvincein the Persian Period: An Archaeological Estimation. 2nd International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East,Copenhagen, May 22-26, 2000.


4) Literary and Ideological Aspects in Nehemiah 11. Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature,Nashville,TN, November 18-21, 2000.

5) Demographic Changes in Judahbetween the 7th and the 5th Centuries BCE. International Conference: Judah and Judeans in the Neo-Babylonian Period. Tel-Aviv, May 29-31, 2001.

6) On the Time and Goal of the Compiler in the Story of Gedaliah the Son of Ahikam (Jer. 40:7 – 41: 18). The Thirteenth World Congress of Jewish Studies, Division A: The Bible and Its World. 

Jerusalem 2001. (Hebrew).

7) Demographic Changes in Judah between the 7th and the 5th Centuries BCE. Annual Meeting 

of the Society of Biblical Literature, Denver, CO, November 17-20, 2001.

8) The Achaemenid Imperial Policy and the Status of Jerusalem in the Middle of the Fifth Century BCE. International Conference on: Judah and the Judeans in the Persian (Achaemenid) Period. Heidelberg, July 2003.

9) The Place of the Babylonian Period in the Archaeology of Palestine. Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research,Atlanta,Georgia, November 19-22, 2003.

10) Some Archaeological and Historical Notes on Schniedewind's Book: How the Bible Became a Book: A Textualization of Ancient Israel. Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature,Atlanta,Georgia, November 22-25, 2003.

11) Judah under Achaemenid Rule: Historical and Archaeological Perspectives. Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature,Atlanta,Georgia, November 22-25, 2003.

12)  European Seminar on Historical Methodology, The Persian Period. 2004 International Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Groningen, the Netherlands, July 25-28, 2004.

13) Back To Ramat Rahel – New Observations Based on Old Field Plans. Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research,San Antonuo,Texas, November 17-20, 2004. 

14) The Builders of the Wall: The Sources and Goals of Nehemiah 3. Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature,San-Antonio,Texas, November 20-23, 2004.

15)  Nehemiah's Wall – A Religious Response to Political Crisis. The 7th Bi-National Symposium on Jewish and Christian Tradition, Devoted to the Topic: Religious Responses to Political Crisis in Jewish and Christian Tradition.Tel Aviv University, April 21-23, 2005. 

  1. 16)  Demographic Changes in Judah between the 5th and 3rdCenturies B.C.E. Lecture in the International Conference:Judah and Judaeans in the Fourth Century B.C.E., August 12-15, 2005,University of Münster,Germany (Together with Dr. Oren Tal).

17)  The YEHUD Stamp Impressions: First Conclusions from a New Project. Lecture at the International Conference: Judah and Judaeans in the Fourth Century B.C.E., August 12-15, 2005,University of Münster,Germany (Together with Prof. David Vanderhooft).

18) A response to H.G.M. Williamson, Daniel Master, Rainer Albertz, Gary Knoppers, and Tamara Eskenazi. A Panel Discussion of The Fall and Rise of Jerusalem: Jerusalem under Babylonian Rule by Oded Lipschits. Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Philadelphia, November 19-22, 2005.

19) The Slow Development of Jerusalem in the Persian Period: Archaeological, Paleographic, and Historical Perspectives. Session on the Material Culture, in the Social-scientific Studies of the Second Temple Period. Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Philadelphia, November 19-22, 2005.

  1. 20) First Results from the 2005-2006 Excavation Seasons in Ramat Rahel. Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Washington D.C., November 15th-18th, 2006.

22) Israeli Historians and Biblical History. Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature,WashingtonD.C., November 18-21, 2006.

23) The Size and Status of Jerusalemin the Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods. Lecture in the International (Israeli-British) Conference: Judah between East and West: The Transition from Persian to Greek Rule (ca. 400-200 BCE),TelAvivUniversity, April 17-19, 2007.


24) New Discoveries, New Interpretations and a Fresh Look on the Administrative Center at Ramat Rahel during the Late Iron Age and Persian Periods. Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research,San Diego, November 14-17, 2007.


25) Royal Landscape and Royal Architecture: Viewing Ramat Rahel from Afar. Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research,San Diego, November 14-17, 2007. 


26) Ramat Rahel as an Administrative Center in Judah during the Late Iron Age and Persian Periods. Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature,San Diego, November 17-20, 2007.

27) Three Historical Stages in the Emergence of Identity Questions among the Judeans during the Babylonian and Persian Periods. The Judeans in the Achaemenid Age: Negotiating Identity in an International Context,Heidelberg, April 13–16 , 2008.

    1. 28) Summarizing Four Years of the Renewed Excavation Project at Ramat Rahel.  Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Boston, MA, November 19– 22, 2008.
  1. 29) The Origin of the Volute-Capitals from Judah, Moab, and AmmonAnnual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Boston, MA, November 22– 25, 2008.

30) Review of: The Old Testament between History and Theology: A Critical Survey, by Niels Peter Lemche. Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Boston,MA, November 22– 25, 2008.

31) The New Founded Assyrian Emporiums and Administrative Centers in Palestine. 'Foundation of Cities' – International Conference in the Institute for Advanced Studies, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, February 22-23, 2009.

32) A New Look at the History and Archeology of Judahunder Achaemenid Rule. A lecture in the Plenary Session: New Perspectives in the Study of the Persian Period. The 15th World Congress of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem, August 4, 2009.

33) First Thought Following the Corpus of the Lion Stamp Impressions. A Lecture in the Colloquium: New Studies in the Research of the Lion Stamp Impressions from Judah. Tel Aviv University, January 14, 2010.

34) Home Alone in Judah- Hints of How the Babylonian Empire Administered an "Empty" Land. An Invited Lecture at the collège de France, April 7, 2010.

35) The Absence of Destruction Levels in Persian Period Judah: The Reasons, The Implications, and Possible Historical Interpretations. A Lecture at the VIII Colloque International La Transeuphratène à l’époque perse : Crises et autres difficulties. 8 au 10 Avril 2010, Institut Catholique de Paris.

  1. 36) The Babylonian Administration in Judah. A Lecture at the Praktisch.-Theol. Seminar, Heidelberg  University, June 18, 2010.

37) The Ramat Rahel Excavations Project (2005-2010): Review and Prospect. A Lecture at the Ökumenisches Institut, Heidelberg University, June 19, 2010.

38) The history and archaeology of Judahin the Early Second Temple Period. A Lecture at the Conference: Bible and Biblical Studies in Human Context, Torun, Poland, June 23, 2010.

39)  What Can We Learn From Archaeology on the Persian Administration in Judah?  The 20th Congress of the International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament (IOSOT). Helsinki, August 1-6, 2010.

40) A New Look on the Archaeology of Persian Period Judah. A Lecture at the International Conference: History and Identity in Second Temple Hebrew Bible Literature, Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS), University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, August 12, 2010.

41) Summarizing Six Years of Excavations at Ramat Rahel. A Public Lecture in the Conference - Ramat Rahel: concluding Six years of excavations. University of Heidelberg, August 29 – 31, 2010.

42) Ramat Rahel as the Administrative Centerof Assyrian, Babylonian and Persian Rule in Judah. A Lecture in the Conference of the Deutschen Verein zur Erforschung Palästinas (DPV): Herrschaft und Repräsentation in Palästina und Syrien. Schloss Rauischholzhausen, November 5-7, 2010.

43) New Archaeological Discoveries from Biblical Israel: Kings and Bureaucrats at the Paradiseof Ramat Rahel. A Lecture at the Department of Theology, Boston College, November 12, 2010.

44) The Demography of Jerusalemin the Second TemplePeriod. A Lecture at the Center for Jewish Studies, Duke University, November 15, 2010.

45) Stamped Jar Handles as a Tool for Dating Babylonian and Achaemenid Archaeological Strata in Judah. Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research,Atlanta,  November 17 – 20, 2010.

46) The Typology of the Royal Judean Storage Jars in its Historical Context. Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Atlanta,  November 17 – 20, 2010 (together with Omer Sergi (Tel Aviv University), Avshalom Karasik (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem), and Yuval Gadot (Tel Aviv University).

47)  Reevaluating the lmlk Storage Jars. Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Atlanta, November 20, 2010.

48) Methodological Notes on the Archaeology of "The People that Remained in the Land. Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Atlanta, November 21, 2010.

49) A Corpus of Stamped Yehud Jars Discovered at Ramat Rahel and Its Meaning to the Understanding of the History of JudahUnder Babylonian and Persian Rule. The 37th Archaeological Congress in Israel.Bar-IlanUniversity, April 14, 2011 (together with L. Freude and Y. Gadot).

50) The King’s Feast: New Evidence for Feasts in the Palace Courtyard from the Second Building Level at Ramat Rahel. The 37th Archaeological Congress in Israel.Bar-IlanUniversity, April 14, 2011 (together with Y. Gadot).

51) A New Look on the Archaeology of Persian Period Judah. The Persian Period – Text and Context. International Confrence, Tel Aviv University, May 19, 2011.

52) The Babylonian Administration in Judah. International ERC Conference - Exile and Return: The Babylonian Context. UCL - History Department,London, November 11, 2011.

53) The Yehud Jar Stamp Impressions in the Changing Administration of Persian Period Judah. Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research, San Francisco, November 17, 2011 (together with David S. Vanderhooft).

54) A Ceramic Seal from Ramat Rahel - A Schematic Version of the ‘Woman at the Window’? Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research, San Francisco, November 17, 2011 (together with Keren Ras).

55) Responding to: A Review of The Yehud Stamp Impressions A Corpus of Inscribed Impressions from the Persian and Hellenistic Periods in Judah by Oded Lipschits and David S. Vanderhooft. Literature and History of the Persian Period, Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, San Francisco, November 19, 2011.

56) Ramat Rahel and other Indications for the Administration in Judah during the "Exilic" Period. Archaeology and Text: Jerusalem and its Environs, Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, San Francisco, November 20, 2011.

57) A New Outlook on the Archaeology of Persian Period Judah. A lecture at the Institut romand des sciences bibliques, Université de Lausanne, February 29, 2012.

58) Ramat Rahel as theCenterofAssyrian, Babylonian and Persian Rule inJudah. A lecture at the Theologische Fakultät, Universität Zürich, March 1, 2012.

59) The History and Archaeology of Exilic and Post-ExilicJudah: A New Understanding. A lecture at the Theologische Fakultät, Universität Zürich, March 2, 2012.

60) Reconstructing the RoyalGardenfrom the Persian Period at Ramat Raḥel by Trapped Fossil Pollen. A Lecture in the Thirty Eight Archaeological Conference in Israel,Jerusalem, April 2, 2012.

61) Excavating Paradiseand Other Archaeological Discoveries that Illuminate the World of the Bible. Sir Asher Joel Oration, Museum of Ancient Cultures, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, May 21, 2012.

62) "Between Shochoh and Azekah” (Samuel 17:1) – What do we Know about These Sites even before We Start Excavating Them? The School of Historical and Philosophical Studies,Melbourne University,Melbourne,Australia, May 25, 2012.

63) The System of the Stamped Jar Handles in Ancient Judah. Wissenschaftlich-Theologisches Seminar,Heidelberg University, June 14, 2012.

64) Jerusalem in the Days of the Babylonian Exile and the Restoration Period in Light of the Excavations of the Last Generation. A Lecture at the Yad Izhak Ben Zvi Academic Conference on Jerusalem– Jerusaelm – Past, Present and Future. July 3, 2012.

65) We Went in Search of a Kingship but Found Asses Instead—Preliminary Results from the Renewed Excavations at Tel Azekah, Summer 2012 (together with Yuval Gadot). A lecture in the conference: Summer 2012 New Discoveries and Innovations -  Excavations of the Sonia and Marco Nadler Institute of Archaeology, November 1, 2012,Tel Aviv University.

66) The Rise of the Kingdoms of Israel and Judah: Geopolitical and Historical Backgrounds”. A lecture in Boston College Theology Department, November 13, 2012.

67) Between East and West: The EllahValleyand the City of Azekahin Light of New Surveys and Excavation. A lecture in the Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Chicago, November 15, 2012 (together with Manfred Oeming).

68) A Royal Persian Garden Comes Alive: Pollen Analysis from Ramat Rahel. A lecture in the Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Chicago, November 17, 2012 (together with Yuval Gadot and Dafna Langgut).

69) Azekah in Light of New Surveys and Excavations. A lecture in the Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Chicago, November 18, 2012 (together with manfed Oeming and Yuval Gadot).

70) The Royal Persian Gardenand the Answer to the 'Riddle of Ramat Rahel'. A lecture in the Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Chicago, November 19, 2012 (together with Yuval Gadot and Dafna Langgut).

71) "כבדהו וחשדהו" ("Respect Him but Suspect Him"): Digging Azekah After 113 Years. A lecture in the workshop in the W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research – R.A.S Macalister's Contribution to the Archaeology of Palestine 100 Years Later: An Evaluation. Albright Institute, December 13, 2012 (together with Yuval Gadot).

72) Changes in the Economic Structure and Administration of Judah Under Assyrian Rule (late 8th–early 7th century BCE). A lecture in the international conference at the University of Cambridge, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research - The Provincial Archaeology of the Assyrian Empire, December 14, 2012.





Academic and Professional Awards

1991 - The Wolf Foundation Scholarship for M.A. Studies.

1992 - The Research Scholarship from the Wolf Foundation Fund

1993-1995 - The Buchmann Doctoral Scholarship Fund (1993-1995).

1995 - The Yad Yitzhak Ben-Zvi Scholarship from the Center for the Study of EretzIsraeland  

            its Yishuv.

1997, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2006 - the YANIV Fund for Scholars in the Humanities.

1998 - The AMOS Fund of the President ofIsraelfor Scholars and Authors.

1999 - The Fund ofTelAvivUniversityfor the Encouragement of Research.

2000 - The Award for the Best Lecturers in the Faculty of Humanities ofTelAvivUniversity.

2001 - The Special Research Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

2002 - The Zehavah and Eliyahu Eilat Prize for the Book 'The Fall and Rise ofJerusalem'.

2005 - Ish-Shalom Prize for the Best 'First-Fruit' Book in the Research of the History ofIsrael.

2006 - White-Levy Program for Archaeological Publications,HarvardUniversity.

2007 - "Early Israel" research grants, New Horizons program, TelAvivUniversity– Development of a New Method of 14C Dating of Plaster and Implication for Dating Various Architectural Elements at Ramat Rahel (together with Elisabetta Boaretto and Lior Regev, Radiocarbon Dating Lab, Weizmann Institute of Science.                       

2007 - The Fund ofTelAvivUniversityfor the Encouragement of Research.

2008 - Dumbarton Oaks,HarvardUniversity– Research Grant for Garden and Landscape Studies.  

2008 - "Early Israel" research grants, New Horizons program, TelAvivUniversity- Typology and classification of lmlk Jars, based on 3D scanning technology (together with A. Karasik, and Y. Gadot).                                                                                               

2008 - The Israel Science Foundation, Israel Academy of Sciences – The Lion Stamp Impressions from the Persian Period: Typology, Chronology, Distribution and Function (together with Dr. Tallay Ornan, Hebrew University, Jerusalem).                                

2009 - "EarlyIsrael" research grants, New Horizons program,TelAvivUniversity– Archaeological Study and Luminescence Dating of Agricultural Terrace Walls and Soil at Ramat Rahel (together with N. Porat, Geological Survey of Israel , and Y. Gadot).                  

2010 -  The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Short Term Research Fellowship.                

2011 - "EarlyIsrael" research grants, New Horizons program,TelAvivUniversity– Tracing Sources of ‘Scythian’ Arrowheads found at Ramat Rahel (together with Y. Erel and Y. Gadot).                                                                                                         

2011 - "EarlyIsrael" research grants, New Horizons program,TelAvivUniversity– Polen Studies and Tracing the Ancient Vegetation at theGardenofRamat Rahel(together with D. Langott, B. Gross, and Y. Gadot).

2012 - The Israel Science Foundation, Israel Academy of Sciences – The Administration of Judahunder Assyrian, Babylonian and Persian Rule (together with Y. Goren).

2012 – The G. Ernest Wright Award of the American Schools of Oriental Research for the most substantial volume dealing with material culture from the Ancient Near East for the book The Yehud Stamp Impressions (together with David S. Vanderhooft).

                                                              

Membership in Professional Societies

Society of Biblical Literature,

American Schools of Oriental Research

IsraelAssociation for Assyriology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies

European Association of Biblical Studies

WorldUnionof Jewish Studies

The Canadian Society of Biblical Studies

 

Students Supervised

 

Doctoral Students:

  • Ester Shoham - The Crystallization of the Samaritans during the Persian Period. [Submitted 12\2010]
  • Omer Sergi – The Formation of the Kingdomof Judahin the 9th Century BCE and its Reflection in Biblical Historiography.

[Submitted 9\2012]

  • Karen Covello-Paran - The Jezree Valley during the Intermediate Bronze Age  - Social and Cultural Landscapes (Together with Prof. Israel Finkelstein).

  • Ido Koch – The Shephelah Region during the Iron Age (together with Prof. Nadav Na'aman).

  • Yoon, Kook Young – Typology and Petrography of the Judahite Pillar Figurine (together with Prof.Yuval Goren).

  • Andrew Pleffer (MacquarieUniversity,Sydney,Australia(together with Prof. Stephen Llewelyn).

  • Liora Freud – Judahite Pottery from the Late Iron Age to Early Persian Period.

  • Keren Ras – Bull Iconography and the Cult inIsraelandJudah.

  • Ephrat Bocher – Late Persian Period/Early Hellenistic Material Culture inJudahandSamaria

  • Ariel Winderbaum – Subject to be decided 

 

MA Students:

  • Ido Koch – Dating the Rosette Stamp Impressions from the Kingdom of Judah and the Origin of the Rosetta Ideogram in Judah (together with Prof. Nadav Na'aman). [Submitted 12\2008]

  • Nirit Kedem-Shimon – Changes in the Architecture and Site Formation at Ramat Rahel

between the Iron Age and the Hellenistic Period. [Submitted 12\2009]

  • Veronica Zlatcowski –  The Administrative Center in Ramat Rahel during the Iron Age and the Persian Period in light of the Analysis of the Distribution of the Finds from Aharoni's Excavations (1954, 1959-1962). [Submitted 3\2010]

  • Lior Marom – The Garden and the Water System – Area C1 in Ramat Rahel Excavations (2005-2007). [Submitted 4\2010]

  • Shira Guvrin – Technology and Function of Judean Bullae from the First Temple Period (together with Prof. Yuval Goren). [Submitted 8\2010]

  • Liora Freud - Re-Examination of the Iron Age Pottery from Ramat Rahel. [Submitted 6\2011]

Ephrat Bocher – The yršlm Stamp Impressions from the Early Hellenistic Period. [Submitted 4\2012]

 Shatil Emmanuilov – Tel Azekah in Light of the Archaeological Survey (together with Yuval Gadot). [Submitted 5\2012]

  • Boaz Gross – Gardens in the Ancient Near-East and the Garden at Ramat Rahel. [Submitted 12\2012]

  • Sharon Napchan - Bliss and Macalister's Excavations at Tell Zakariya (1898-1899) in Light of Modern Research (together with Prof. Zeev Herzog).

  • Hemdah Sadeh – Second Isaiah and the Forging of National Identity among the Judahite Community in Babylon(together with Dalit Rom-Shiloni).

  • Yoav Tsur - Tel Socoh in Light of the Archaeological Survey (together with Yuval Gadot).
  1. Julia Fridman – The Concentric Circle Incisions on Royal Judahite Storage Jars.
  2. Michal Weinberger – Khirbet el-Burj and Jerusalem Surroundings in the Late Iron Age and the Persian Period.

  3. Sara Hirschberg – The Mamilah Farm-House and the Agricultural Area aroundJerusalem.

  4. Gennadiy Shoykhedbrod - Pax Assyriaca: Did Assyrian Imperialism Introduce EconomicProsperity inJudah (together with Dr. Alexander Fantalkin).

  5. Rachel Kleiner - Symbolism and Influence between Assyria andJudah: The Case of the Winged Sun Disk

  6. Publications

Books 

  1. Lipschits, O. 2004. The Fall and Rise of Jerusalem: The History of Judah under Babylonian Rule.Jerusalem  2004. (Hebrew). [551 pp.]

ליפשיץ, ע. תשס"ד. ירושלים בין חורבן להתחדשות. ירושלים.

1a.   Lipschits, O. 2005. The Fall and Rise of Jerusalem: The History of Judah under Babylonian Rule. Winona Lake 2005.   [474 pp.]

2.   Lipschits, O. and Vanderhooft, D. 2011. Yehud Stamp Impressions: A Corpus of Inscribed Stamp Impressions from the Persian and Hellenistic Periods in Judah.WinonaLake. [796 pp.]

      Books – Accepted for Publication

1.   Lipschits, O. Ramat Rahel III: Final Publication of Aharoni's Excavations. (The Emery and Claire Yass Publications in Archaeology - Monograph Series of theInstitute ofArchaeology ofTelAvivUniversity). Tel Aviv.

2.   Lipschits, O., Gadot, Y. Arubas, B. and Oeming, M. What the Stones are Whispering? 3000 Years of Forgotten History at Ramat Rahel. (Hebrew).

ליפשיץ, ע. בדפוס. מה לוחשות האבנים? 3000 שנה של היסטוריה נשכחת ברמת רחל. ירושלים.

      Books in Preparation:

  1. Lipschits, O. Judah under Assyrian, Babylonian and Persian Rule - A New Look at Its History and Administration in Light of the Stamped Jar Handles. (Hebrew).

ליפשיץ, ע. בהכנה. יהודה תחת שלטון אשור, בבל ופרס – מבט חדש על ההיסטוריה והמנהל לאור טביעות החותם על ידיות הקנקנים. ירושלים.

  1. Lipschits, O. and Ornan, T. The Lion Stamp Impressions from the Persian Period: Typology, Chronology, Distribution and Function.

3.   Lipschits, O., Oeming, M. and Gadot, Y. Ramat Rahel IV – The Renewed Excavations by the Tel Aviv-Heidelberg Expedition (2005-2010): The Finds (The Emery and Claire Yass Publications in Archaeology - Monograph Series of theInstitute ofArchaeology ofTelAvivUniversity). Tel Aviv.

4.   Lipschits, O., Oeming, M. and Gadot, Y. Ramat Rahel V – The Renewed Excavations by the Tel Aviv-Heidelberg Expedition (2005-2009): Stratigraphy and Architecture (The Emery and Claire Yass Publications in Archaeology - Monograph Series of theInstitute of Archaeology of Tel Aviv University). Tel Aviv.

Papers

  1. Lipschits, O. 1992. The Date of the 'Assyrian Residence' at Ayyelet Ha-Shahar’. Tel-Aviv 17: 96-99.

  2.  Lipschits, O. 1997. The Origins of the Jewish Population of Modi’in and its Vicinity. Cathedra 85: 7-32 (Hebrew).

ליפשיץ, ע. תשנ"ז. מקורותיה של האוכלוסיה היהודאית במודיעין ובסביבתה. קתדרה 85: 32-7.

  1. Lipschits, O. 1999. The History of the Benjaminite Region under Babylonian Rule. Tel-Aviv 26: 155-190.

  2. Lipschits, O. 1999. Nebuchadrezzar’s Policy in ‘hattu-Land’ and the Fate of the Kingdomof Judah. Ugarit-Forschungen 30: 467-487.

  3. Lipschits, O. 1999. The Formation of the BabylonianProvincein Judah. Proceedings of the Twelfth World Congress of Jewish Studies, Division A: The Bible and Its World.Jerusalem: 115-123. (Hebrew).

ליפשיץ, ע. תשנ"ט. כינונה של פחוות 'יהוד' הבבלית. דברי הקונגרס העולמי השנים-עשר למדעי היהדות, חטיבה א' – המקרא ועולמו. ירושלים תשנ"ט: 123-115.

  1. Lipschits, O. 1999. Jerusalemfrom Its Early Days to the End of the First TemplePeriod. in: Shavit, Y. (ed.). Jerusalem: Biography.Jerusalem: 13-37. (Hebrew).

ליפשיץ, ע. ירושלים מראשית ימיה ועד לשלהי ימי הבית הראשון. בתוך" שביט, י. (עורך). ירושלים: ביוגרפיה. ירושלים: 37-13.

  1. Lipschits, O. 2000. Was There a Royal Estate in Ein-Gedi by the End of the Iron Age and During the Persian Period? in: Schwartz, J., Amar, Z. and Ziffer, I.(eds.). Jerusalem and Eretz Israel (Arie Kindler Volume). Tel Aviv: 31-42. (Hebrew).

ליפשיץ, ע. תש"ס. האם היתה אחוזת מלך בעין גדי בשלהי תקופת הברזל ובמהלך התקופה הפרסית? בתוך: שוורץ, י., עמר, ז., וציפר, ע. (עורכים). ירושלים וארץ ישראל (כרך אריה קינדלר). תל-אביב: 42-31.

  1. Joffe, A., Cline, E., and Lipschits, O. 2000. The Stratigraphy and Architecture of Area H. In: I. Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and B. Halpern (eds.), Megiddo III, the 1992-1996 Seasons. Tel-Aviv: 140-160.

  2. Lipschits, O. 2001. “Jehoiakim Slept with his Father…” (II Kings 24: 6) – Did He? Journal of Hebrew Scriptures 4: 1-27.

  3. Lipschits, O. 2001. Judah, Jerusalemand the Temple(586-539 B.C.). Transeuphraténe 22: 129-142.

  4. Lipschits, O. 2001. The Policy of the Persian Empire and the Meager Architectural Finds in the Provinceof Yehud. in: Faust, A. and Baruch, E. (eds.). New Studies in Jerusalem (Proceedings of the Seventh Conference). Ramat-Gan: 45-76. (Hebrew).

ליפשיץ, ע. תשס"ב. "...ואין בתים בנויים" (נחמיה ז' 4): מה בין מדיניותה של האימפריה הפרסית ודלותו של הממצא הארכיטקטוני ב'יהוד מדינתא'. בתוך: פאוסט, א., וברוך, א. (עורכים). חידושים בחקר ירושלים (דברי הכנס השביעי). רמת גן: 76-45.

  1. Lipschits, O. 2002. On the Titles ‘bd hmlk and ‘bd yhwh. in: Japhet, S. (ed.). Shnaton – An Annual for Biblical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies XIII: 157-172. (Hebrew).

ליפשיץ, ע. תשס"ב. על 'עבד המלך' ו'עבד יהוה'. בתוך: יפת, ש. (עורכת). שנתון למקרא ולחקר המזרח הקדום, י"ג. ירושלים: 172-157.

  1. Lipschits, O. 2002. Literary and Ideological Aspects in Nehemiah 11. Journal of Biblical Literature 121: 423-440.

  2. Lipschits, O. 2003. Demographic Changes in Judahbetween the 7th and the 5th Centuries BCE. in: Lipschits, O. and Blenkinsopp, J. (eds.). Judah and the Judeans in the Neo-Babylonian Period. Winona-Lake: 323-376.

  3. Lipschits, O. 2004. From Geba to Beersheba– A Further Discussion. Revue Biblique 111-3: 345-361.

  4. Lipschits, O. 2004. Ammon in Transition from Vassal kingdom to BabylonianProvince. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 335: 37-52.

  5. Lipschits, O. 2004. The Rural Settlement in Judahin the Sixth Century BCE: A Rejoinder. Palestine Exploration Quarterly 136, 2: 99-107.

  6. Lipschits, O. 2006. On Cash-Boxes and Finding or Not Finding Books: Jehoash's and Josiah's Decision to Repair the Temple. in: Amit, Y. et al. (eds.). Essays on Ancient Israel and Its Near Eastern Context: A Tribute to Nadav Na'aman.WinonaLake: 239-254.

  7. Lipschits, O. 2006. Achaemenid Imperial Policy, Settlement Processes in Palestine, and the Status of Jerusalemin the Middle of the Fifth Century BCE. in: Lipschits, O. and Oeming, M. (eds.). Judah and the Judeans in the Persian (Achaemenid) Period. Winona-Lake: 19-52.

  8. Lipschits, O., Oeming, M. Gadot, Y. and Arubas, B. 2006. Ramat Rahel 2005. Israel Exploration Journal 56\2: 227 - 235.

  9. Lipschits, O. 2007. Who Financed and Who Arranged the Buildingof Jerusalem's Walls? The Sources of the List of The Builders of the Walls (Nehemiah 3: 1-32) and the Purposes of its Literary Placement within Nehemihah’s Memoirs. in: Bar-Asher, M, Rom-Shiloni, D., Tov, E. and Wazana, N. (eds.). Shai le-Sara Japhet, Studies in the Bible, its Exegesis and its Language. Jerusalem: 73-90. (Hebrew).

ליפשיץ, ע. תשס"ח. מי מימן ומי ארגן את בניית חומותיה של ירושלים? מקורותיה של רשימת "בוני החומה" (נחמיה ג' א'-לב) ומגמות שיבוצה ב"זכרונות נחמיה". בתוך: בר-אשר, מ. ואזנה, נ., טוב, ע., ורום-שילוני, ד. (עורכים). ש"י לשרה יפת – מחקרים במקרא, בפרשנותו ובלשונו. ירושלים: 90-73.

  1. Lipschits, O. 2007. The Babylonian Period in Judah: In Search of the Half Full Cup (A response to the panel discussion: In Conversation with Oded Lipschits, The Fall and Rise of Jerusalem). Journal of Hebrew Scriptures 7: 39-47.  http://www.arts.ualberta.ca/JHS/abstracts-articles.html#A63.

  2. Lipschits, O. and Tal, O. 2007. The Settlement Archaeology of Judahbetween the 5th and 3rd Centuries B.C.E. in: Lipschits, O. and Albertz, R. (eds.). Judah and the Judeans in the 4th Century BCE. Winona-Lake: 33-52.

  3. Lipschits, O., Oeming, M., Gadot, Y. and Vanderhooft, D.S. 2007. Seventeen Newly Excavated YEHUD Stamp Impressions from Ramat-Rahel. Tel-Aviv 34: 74-89.

  4. Lipschits, O., and Vanderhooft, D.S. 2007. Yehud Stamp Impressions: History of Discovery and Newly-Published Items. Tel-Aviv 34: 3-11.

  5. Lipschits, O., and Vanderhooft, D.S.  2007. Yehud Stamp Impressions of the Fourth Century BCE: A Time of Administrative Consolidation? in: Lipschits, O., Knoppers, G.N. and Albertz, R. (eds.). Judah and the Judeans in the 4th Century BCE. Winona-Lake: 75-94.

  6. Lipschits, O., and Vanderhooft, D.S.  2007. Jerusalemin the Persian and Hellenistic Periods in Light of the Yehud Stamp Impressions. Eretz IsraelArchaeological, Historical and Geographical Studies (Tedi Kolek's volume).Jerusalem: 106-115 (Hebrew).

ליפשיץ, ע. וואנדרהופט, ד. תשס"ח. ירושלים בתקופות הפרסית וההלניסטית לאור ממצא טביעות 'יהוד'. ארץ ישראל כ"ח – מחקרים בידיעת הארץ ועתיקותיה (כרך טדי קולק). ירושלים: 115-106.

  1. Vanderhooft, D.S., and Lipschits, O. 2007. ANew Typology of the Yehud Stamp Impressions. Tel-Aviv 34: 12-37.

  2. Stern, E., Lipschits, O., and Vanderhooft, D.S. 2007. New Yehud Stamp Impressions from Ein Gedi. Tel-Aviv 34: 66-73.

  3. Lipschits, O. 2008. Ein Privatsiegelabdruck aus Ramat Rahel. in: Kottsieper, I., Schmitt, R., and Wörle, J. (eds.). Berührungspunkte. Studien zur Sozial- und Religionsgeschichte Israels und seiner Umwelt. Festschrift für Rainer Albertz zu seinem 65. Geburtstag (AOAT 350). Münster: 491-498.

  4. Lipschits, O., and Gadot, Y. 2008. Ramat Rahel and the Emeq Rephaim sites - Links and interpretations. in: Amit, D. and Stiebel, G.D. (eds.). New Studies in the Archaeology of Jerusalem and its Religion, Collected Papers, vol. II.Jerusalem: 88-96. (Hebrew).

ליפשיץ, ע. וגדות, י. תשס"ח. רמת רחל ועמק רפאים – קשרים ופירושים. בתוך: עמית, ד. ושטיבל, ג"ד. (עורכים). מחקרים בארכיאולוגיה של ירושלים ושל סביבתה (אוסף מאמרים, כרך ב'). ירושלים: 96-88. 

  1. Lipschits, O., Vanderhooft, D.S., Gadot, Y., and Oeming, M. 2008. 24 New Yehud Stamp Impressions from the 2007 Excavation Season at Ramat-Rahel. Maarav 15.1: 7-25 (and Plates in pp. 97-103).

  2. Gadot, Y., Lipschits, O. And Oeming, M. 2008. Tieferes Verstehen. Erwägungen zur Epistemologie der Archäologie am Beispiel der Ausgrabung von Ramat Rahel (Jerusalem). Trumah 18: 33-55.

  3. Lipschits, O. 2009. The Time and Origin of the Volute-Capitals from Judah, Moaband Ammon. Cathedra 131: 5-24 (Hebrew).

ליפשיץ, ע. תשס"ט. זמנן ומקורן של כותרות האבן המעוטרות מיהודה, ממואב ומעמון. קתדרה 131: 24-5.

34a.  An English Version in: Finkelstein, I.and Na'aman, N. eds. 2011. The Fire Signals of Lachish - Studies on the Late Bronze and Iron Ages: Text and Artifacts Relating to Ancient Israel, Offered in Honor of David Ussishkin.WinonaLake: IN (Eisenbrauns): 203-225.

  1. Lipschits, O. 2009. Persian Period Finds from Jerusalem: Facts and Interpretations. Journal of Hebrew Scriptures 9: 2-30 (Article 20). http://www.arts.ualberta.ca/JHS/Articles/article_122.pdf

  2. Lipschits, O., Gadot, Y. Arubas, B. and Oeming, M. 2009. Ramat Rahel and its Secrets. Qadmoniot 138: 58-77 (Hebrew).

ליפשיץ, ע., גדות, י., ארובס, ב., ואומינג, מ. תשס"ט. רמת רחל וסודותיה. קדמוניות 138: 77-58. 

36a. A German version: Oeming, M. and Lipschits, O. 2010. Die Geheimnisse von Ramat Rahel. Welt und Umwelt der Bibel 2: 2-9.

  1. Lipschits, O., Oeming, M., Gadot, Y., and Arubas, B. 2009. The 2006 and 2007 Excavation Seasons at Ramat Rahel. IEJ 59\1: 1-20.

  2. Lipschits, O., and Vanderhooft, D.S. 2009. 40 Unpublished yehud Stamp Impressions from Aharoni's Excavations at Ramat Rahel. Eretz Israel 29 (Ephraim Stern's volume): 248-269. (Hebrew).

ליפשיץ, ע. וואנדרהופט, ד. תשס"ט. 40 טביעות יהוד שלא פורסמו מחפירות אהרוני ברמת רחל. ארץ ישראל כ"ט – מחקרים בידיעת הארץ ועתיקותיה (כרך אפרים שטרן). ירושלים: 269-248.

  1. Farhi, Y. and Lipschits, O. 2009. AUnique Bulla from the Ramat Rahel Excavations Bearing the Name of Hadrian. Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 170 (2009) 295–298.

39a. A Hebrew version of the paper was published in: Baruch, E., Levi-Reifer, A. and Faust, A. (eds.). New Studies in Jerusalem 15. Ramat-Gan: 169-174. (Hebrew, with English Summary on pp. 16-17).

פרחי, י. וליפשיץ, ע. תש"ע. בולה נדירה של הדריאנוס מחפירות רמת רחל. בתוך: ברוך, א., לוי-רייפר, א., ופאוסט, א. (עורכים). חידושים בחקר ירושלים, הקובץ החמישה-עשר. רמת-גן: 174-169.

  1. Lipschits, O. Sergi, O., and Koch, I. 2010. The Date of the lmlk and 'Private' Stamp Impressions: A Fresh Look. TA 37(1): 3-32.    

  2. Lipschits, O., Vanderhooft, D. S., Gadot, Y., and Oeming, M. 2010. Twenty-Seven New Yehud Stamp Impressions from the 2008 Excavation Season at Ramat-Rahel. Maarav 16.1: 7-28.

  3. Finkelstein, I.and  Lipschits, O. 2010. Omride Architecture in Moab: Jahaz and Ataroth. ZDPV 126 (1): 29-42, and Tafel 13.

42a. A Hebrew Version: Lipschits, O. And Finkelstein, I. 2011. Eretz Israel 30 (Amnon Ben-Tor’s volume): 290-299.

ליפשיץ, ע. ופינקלשטיין, י. תשע"ב. בית עמרי במואב: יהץ ועטרות. ארץ ישראל ל' (ספר בן-תור): 299-290.

  1. Farhi, Y. Gadot, Y. Davidovich, U., and Lipschits, O. 2010. The Ramat Rahel Hoard of Tyrian Sheqels. Israel Numismatic Studies 17: 59-76.

  2. Koch, I.and Lipschits, O. 2010. The Kingdomof Judahat the End of the FirstTemplePeriod in Light of the Rosette Stamped Jar Handles. Cathedra 137: 7-26. (Hebrew).

קוך, ע. וליפשיץ, ע. תשע"א. ממלכת יהודה בשלהי ימי הבית הראשון לאור טביעות הוורדה על ידיות קנקנים. קתדרה 137: 26-7.

--   In English: The Rosette Stamped Jar Handle System and the Kingdomof Judahat the End of the First TemplePeriod. ZDPV (forthcoming).

  1. Lipschits, O. 2011. Jerusalembetween Two Periods of Greatness: The Size and Status of Jerusalemin the Babylonian, Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods. in: Lipschits, O. and Grabbe, L.L. Judah between East and West: The Transition from Persian to Greek Rule (ca. 400-200 BCE), The Library of Second Temple Studies, T&T Clark International: 163-175.

  2. Lipschits, O. 2011. Persian Period Judah– A New Perspective. in: Jonker, L. (ed.). Texts, Contexts and Readings in Postexilic Literature – Explorations into Historiography and Identity Negotiation in Hebrew Bible and Related Texts (Forschungen zum Alten Testament II 53). Tübingen: 187-212.

  3. Lipschits, O. 2011. "Here is a man whose name is ceºmaH" (Zechariah 6: 12).  Eretz Israel 30 (Ben Tor volum): 283-289. (Hebrew).

ליפשיץ, ע. תשע"ב. "הנה איש צמח שמו" (זכריה ו: יב). ארץ ישראל – מחקרים בידיעת הארץ ועתיקותיה ל' (כרך אמנון בן-תור). ירושלים: 289-283.

47a. An English version was published in: Davies, P. and Edelman, D. (eds.). 2010. The Historian and the Bible: Essays in Honour of Lester L. Grabbe (LHBOTS series 530). T&T Clark International,London: 124-136.

  1. Lipschits, O. 2011. Shedding New Light on the Dark Years of the “Exilic Period”: New Studies, Further Elucidation, and Some Questions Regarding the Archaeology of Judahas an “EmptyLand. In: Kelle, B., Ames, F.R., and Wright, J.L. (eds.). Interpreting Exile: Interdisciplinary Studies of Displacement and Deportation in Biblical and Modern Contexts. SBL's Ancient Israel and Its Literature series.Atlanta: 57-90.

  2. Lipschits, O. 2011. The Ivory Seal of šlm (Son of) klkl, Discovered at Ramat Rahel. IEJ 61-2: 162-170.

  3. Lipschits, O. And Amit, D. 2011. 18 Stamped Jar Handles Not Published So Far. in: Baruch, E., and Faust, A. (eds.). New Studies in Jerusalem 17. Ramat-Gan: 179-198 (Hebrew, with English Summary on p. 54*-55*).

ליפשיץ, ע. ועמית, ד. תשע"ב. 18 ידיות קנקנים נושאות טביעות חותם שלא פורסמו עד כה. בתוך: ברוך, א., לוי-רייפר, א., ופאוסט, א. (עורכים). חידושים בחקר ירושלים (הקובץ השבעה-עשר). רמת גן: 198-179.

  1. Lipschits, O., Gadot, Y., Arubas, B., and Oeming, M. 2011. Palace and Village, Paradiseand Oblivion: Unraveling the Riddles of Ramat Rahel. Near Eastern Archaeology 74/1: 2-49.

  2. Lipschits, O. Sergi, O., and Koch, I.2011. Judahite Stamped and Incised Jar Handles: A Tool for the Study of the History of Late Monarchic Judah. Tel-Aviv 38(1): 5-41.

  3. Lipschits, O. and Na’aman, N. 2011. From ‘Baal Perazim’ to ‘Beth-Haccherem’ – On the Ancient Name of Ramat-Rahel. Beth-Miqra 56: (1): 65-86 (Hebrew).

ליפשיץ, ע. ונאמן, נ. תשע"ב. מ"בעל פרצים" ל"בית הכרם" – על שמה הקדום של רמת רחל. בית מקרא נ"ו/א: 86-65.

  1. Bocher, E., and Lipschits, O. 2011. First Conclusions from the Study of the yršlm Stamp Impressions on Jar Handles. in: Baruch, E., and Faust, A. (eds.). New Studies in Jerusalem 17. Ramat-Gan: 199-218. (Hebrew, with English Summary on pp. 55*-56*).

בוצר, א. וליפשיץ, ע. תשע"ב. מסקנות ראשונות ממחקר טביעות ירשלמ על ידיות של קנקני אגירה. בתוך: ברוך, א., לוי-רייפר, א., ופאוסט, א. (עורכים). חידושים בחקר ירושלים (הקובץ השבעה-עשר). רמת גן: 218-199.

  1. Finkelstein, I., Koch, I., and Lipschits, O. 2011. The Mound on the Mount: A Solution to the “Problem with Jerusalem”. Journal of Hebrew Scriptures 11. http://www.arts.ualberta.ca/JHS/Articles/article_159.pdf

  2. Finkelstein, I.and Lipschits, O. 2011. The Genesis of Moab. Levant 43(2): 139-152.

  3. Lipschits, O. 2012. Archaeological Facts, Historical Speculations and the Date of the lmlk Storage Jars. Journal of Hebrew Scriptures 12, article 4 (http://www.jhsonline.org/Articles/article_166.pdf

  4. Lipschits, O. 2012. Between Archaeology and Text: A Reevaluation of the Development Process of Jerusalemin the Persian Period. in: Nissinen, M. (ed.). Congress Volume, Helsinki 2010 (Supplements to Vetus Testamentum).Leiden: 145-165.

  5. Lipschits, O. 2012. Nehemiah 3: Sources, Composition and Purpose. in: Kalimi, I. (ed.). A New Perspective on Ezra-Nehemiah Story and History, Literature and Interpretation.WinonaLake: 73-99.

  6. Sergi, O., Karasik, A., Gadot, Y., and Lipschits, O. 2012. The Royal Judahite Storage Jar: A Computer Generated Typology and Its Archaeological and Historical implications. Tel Aviv 39/1: 64-92.

  7. Davidowich, U., Porat, N., Gadot, Y., Avni, Y., and Lipschits, O. 2012. Archaeological investigations and OSL Dating of Terraces: The Case of Ramat Rahel, Israel. Journal of Field Archaeology 37/3: 192-208.

61a. A Hebrew version was published in: Baruch, E., and Faust, A. (eds.). New Studies in Jerusalem 17. Ramat-Gan: 473-492. (Hebrew, with English Summary on p. 67*).

דוידוביץ', א. פורת, נ. גדות, י. אבני, י. וליפשיץ, ע. 2012. שיטה חדשה לתיארוך טרסות: מקרה מבחן מרמת רחל. בתוך: ברוך, א., לוי-רייפר, א. ופאוסט, א. (עורכים). חידושים בחקר ירושלים (הקובץ השבעה-עשר). רמת גן: 492-473.

  1. Lipschits, O., Koch, I.Shaus, A., and Guil, S. 2012. The Enigma of the Biblical Bath, and the System of Liquid Volume Measurement during the First TemplePeriod. Ugarit-Forschungen 42 (2011): 453-478.

  2. Lipschits, O., Gadot, Y., and Langgut, D. 2012. The Riddle of Ramat Rahel: The Archaeology of a Royal Persian Period Edifice. Transeuphratene 41: 57-79.

  3. Gurwin, S., Goren, Y., Ashkenazi, D. and Lipschits, O. forthcoming. Scientific Analysis of the Bullae from the "SamariaPapyri". Tel Aviv.

  4. Langgut D., Gadot Y.,Porat N., and Lipschits O. forthcoming. Trapped Pollen Reveals the Secrets of RoyalPersianGardenat Ramat Rahel (Jerusalem). Palinology.

    1. Bocher, E. and Lipschits, O. forthcoming. The Corpus of yršlm Stamp Impressions—The Final Link. Tel Aviv.

    2. Finkelstein, I., Koch, I., and Lipschits, O. forthcoming. The Biblical Gilead: Observations on Identifications, Geographic Divisions and Territorial History. Ugarit-Forschungen 43.

    3. Yasur-Landau, A., Gross, B., Gadot, Y., and Lipschits, O. forthcoming. A rare Cypriot Krater of the White Slip II style from Azekah. IEJ.

    4. Finkelstein, I., Lipschits, O., and Sergi, O. forthcoming. Tell er-Rumeith in Northern Jordan: Some Archaeological and Historical Observations. Semitica.

    5. Lipschits, O., Gadot, Y., and Oeming, M. forthcoming. Tel Azekah 113 Years After – Preliminary Evaluation of the Renewed Excavations at the Site. Near Eastern Archaeology.

Short Notes and Items Published in Encyclopedias

  1. Lipschits, O. 2006. Blood in Ramat Rahel. Etmol 187: 26-28 (Hebrew).

  2. Lipschits, O., and Shavit, Y. 2006. "And I took unto me faithful witnesses" (Isaiah 8: 2); Between Archaeology and Historiography. Introduction to Zmanim 94: 4-7.

  3. Lipschits, O., and Oeming, M. 2006. Palast der Könige Judas und eines der ältesten Marienheiligtümer der Welt. Welt und Umwelt der Bibel 2: 64-65.

  4. Lipschits, O., Oeming, M., Gadot, Y., and Arubas, B. 2006. The 2005 Excavation Season in Ramat Rahel. Excavations and Surveys in Israel. (Hebrew and English).

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  1. Lipschits, O. 2006. RAMAT-RAHEL – The New Encyclopedia Judaica.
  2. Lipschits, O., and Sergi, O. 2006.  BANI – The New Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible: 388.
  3. Lipschits, O., and Sergi, O. 2006. BANISHMENT - The New Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible: 388-389.
  4. Lipschits, O., and Sergi, O. 2006. BAZLITH - The New Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible: 410-411.
  5. Lipschits, O., and Sergi, O. 2006. BELTETHMUS - The New Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible: 424.
  6. Lipschits, O., and Sergi, O. 2006. BEZAI - The New Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible: 451.
  7. Lipschits, O., and Sergi, O. 2006. BIGVAI - The New Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible: 465.
  8. Lipschits, O., and Sergi, O. 2006. BILSHAN - The New Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible: 466.
  9. Lipschits, O., and Vanderhooft, D.S. 2007. Summary Data of Yehud Stamp Impressions, Arranged by Type. Tel-Aviv 34: 114-120.
  10. Knoppers, G.N., Lipschits, O., and Oeming, M. 2007. Introduction to Judah and the Judeans in the Fourth Century BCE. In: idem. (eds.). Judah and the Judeans in the Fourth Century BCE. Winona-Lake: 1-8.
    1. 15.  Lipschits, O. 2009. La mer Morte, du Néolithique à l'époque perse (8500-333 av. J.-C.). Archéo-Théma 2: 12-18.
    2. 16.  Lipschits, O. forthcoming. RAMAT RAḤEL (Heb. רָמַת רָחֵל) - The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Archaeology.

Book Reviews:

  1. Lipschits, O. 1997. Review on: Hans M. Barstad, The Myth of the empty Land - A Study in the History and Archaeology of Judah During the "Exilic" Period. (Symbolae Osloenses Fasc. Suppl. XXVIII), Scandinavian University Press, Oslo 1996. Zion 62: 419-422 (Hebrew).

  2. Lipschits, O., Shavit, Y., and Sergi, O. 2006. Review on Uriah Y. Kim, Decolonizing Josiah- Towards a Post Colonial Reading of Deuteronomistic History. RBL.

  3. Lipschits, O. 2007. Rezension: Zipora Talshir und Dalia Amara, Herausgebern, Auf der Grenze - Zwischen Textkritik und Literarkritik (Beer-Sheva, Studien der Abteilung der Bibel und alter naher Osten, Band XVIII, 2005, Beer-Sheva, Ben Gurion University of the Negev Press). ZAW 119: 445.

  4. Lipschits, O. 2007. Rezension: G. Brin, Studien in der prophetischen Literatur (The Biblical Encyclopedia Library, Mosad Bialik, Jerusalem 2006). ZAW 119: 447.

  5. Lipschits, O. 2007. Rezension: Haim Tadmor, Assyria, Babylonia und Judah - Studien zur Geschichte des antiken Vorderen Orients, Mordechai Cogan, Herausgeber (Jerusalem, 2006, Mosad Bialik und Israel Exploration Society). ZAW 119: 476.

  6. Lipschits, O. 2008. Review on: Yonina Dor, “Have the “Foreign Women” Really been Expelled? Separation and Exclusion in the Restoration Period”. MO>ED – Annual for Jewish Studies 18: 166-173 (Hebrew).

  7. Lipschits, O. 2009. Review on: Levin, Yigal, ed. A Time of Change: Judahand its Neighbours in the Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods (Library of Second temple Studies 65), Londonand New York: T&T Clark, 2007. RBL. http://www.bookreviews.org/pdf/6443_6960.pdf

  8. Lipschits, O. 2009. Review on: Meir Lubetski (ed.), New Seals and Inscriptions, Hebrew, Idumean, and Cuneiform (Hebrew Bible Monographs 8; Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2007). CBQ 71: 674-677.

  9. Lipschits, O. 2010. Review on: Bienkowski, P. (ed), Studies in Iron Age Moab and Neighbouring Areas in Honour of Michèle Daviau (Ancient Near Eastern Studies Supplement Series, 29; Leuven: Peeters, 2009). JHS 10. (http://www.arts.ualberta.ca/JHS/reviews/reviews_new/review458.htm)

    1. Lipschits, O. and Koch, I.forthcoming. Review on:  Nam, R.S. 2012. Portraits of Economic Exchange in the Book of Kings (Biblical Interpretation Series 112). Leiden and Boston. JHS.

 Edited books

 

  1. Lipschits, O., and Blenkinsopp, J. (eds.). 2003. Judah and Judeans in the Neo-Babylonian Period. Winona-Lake.

  2. Lipschits, O., and Oeming, M. (eds.). 2006. Judah and the Judeans in the Persian Period. Winona-Lake (2005).

  3. Amit, Y., Ben-Zvi, E., Finkelstein, I., and Lipschits, O. 2006. (eds.). Essays on Ancient Israel and Its Near Eastern Context: A Tribute to Nadav Na'aman.WinonaLake.

  4. Lipschits, O., Knoppers, G.N., and Albertz, R. (eds.). 2007. Judah and the Judeans in the Fourth Century BCE. Winona-Lake.

  5. Grabbe, L.L., and Lipschits, O. (eds.). 2011. Judah between East and West: The Transition from Persian to Greek Rule (ca. 400-200 BCE), The Library of Second Temple Studies, T & T Clark International.

  6. Lipschits, O., Knoppers, G.N., and Oeming, M. (eds.). 2011. The Judeans in the Achaemenid Age: Negotiating Identity in an International Context. Winona-Lake.

 Edited periodicals

 

  1. Zmanim – A Historical Quarterly: Archaeology, Bible and History (number 94, 2006.) Guest editor.

  2. Tel Aviv 34/1 (2007): The Growing Corpus of Yehud Stamp Impressions: New Finds and New Research. Guest editor. (co. editor: David S. Vanderhooft)

Edited-Translated Papers

  1. Translation of Rainer Albertz, The Recent Discussion on the Emergence of the Pentateuch/Hexateuch (Beit-Mikra 55/2, 2010: 5-38).

Non-Academic high-school and elementary school textbooks (in Hebrew):

  1. The History of the Jewish People: 1882-1948 (Vol. I and II). Tel-Aviv (1992).

  2. The Democracy and the Government System in Israel. Tel-Aviv (1994).

  3. The Arab Citizens in Israel: Equality and Integrating Processes. Tel-Aviv (1994).

  4. History, Bible and What in Between: The Book of Joshua. Jerusalem (2000). (co. author: Yehudit Lipschits).

  5. History, Bible and What in Between: The Book of Judges.Jerusalem 2002. (co. author: Yehudit Lipschits).

  6. History, Bible and What in Between: The Book of Ruth.Jerusalem (2004). (co. author: Yehudit Lipschits).

  7. History, Bible and What in Between: I Samuel.Jerusalem (2005). (co. author: Yehudit Lipschits).

  8. History, Bible and What in Between: II Samuel.Jerusalem (2007). (co. authors: Yehudit Lipschits and Omer Sergi).

  9. History, Bible and What in Between: I Kings.Jerusalem (2010). (co. authors: Yehudit Lipschits and Omer Sergi).

  10. Joshua, Judges,Kings and Psalms for the Middle School  (2011). (co. authors: Yehudit Lipschits and Omer Sergi).

  11. The United Monarchy – David and Solomon for the Middle School (2012). (co. authors: Yehudit Lipschits and Omer Sergi).

 




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