Prof. Abraham Tal

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Prof. Abraham Tal
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External phone: 03-6409787
Office: Rosenberg - Jewish Studies, 402

Biography


1931 - שנת הלידה (ברומניה)
1971 - דוקטור לפילוסופיה באוניברסיטה העברית
            מרצה באוניברסיטת תל-אביב
1975 - מרצה בכיר באוניברסיטת תל-אביב
1976 - 1977 חבר-אורח ב-Wolfson College (Oxford)
1977 - Senior Lecturer, Leeds University
1979 - 1980 חבר המכון ללימודים מתקדמים באוניברסיטה העברית
1980 - פרופסור חבר באוניברסיטת תל-אביב
1980 - 1995 ראש החוג ללשון העברית באוניברסיטת תל-אביב
1981 - חבר האקדמיה ללשון העברית
1983 - פרופסור אורח באוניברסיטת פאריס 8
חבר ה-Société Asiatique Paris
1985 -  1988 ראש בית הספר למדעי היהדות באוניברסיטת תל-אביב
1985 - פרופסור מן המניין ללשון העברית באוניברסיטת תל-אביב
1985 - 2013 חבר במועצת האיגוד העולמי למדעי היהדות
חבר במועצת Société d'Etudes Samaritaines, Paris
1988 -  1989 Visiting Fellow, Harvard
1992 - 2011  עורך המילון ההיסטורי של הלשון העברית (האקדמיה ללשון העברית)
1994 ואילך  חבר מערכת ה-Biblia Hebraica Quinta, Fribourg-Suisse ועורך ספר בראשית
1999 - מופקד הקתדרה לחקר תולדות הלשון העברית ע"ש שושנה ויעקב שרייבר
2000  - פרופסור אמריטוס
2001 - פרופסור אורח באוניברסיטת סידני
2005 - 2010 סגן נשיא האקדמיה ללשון העברית
2012 - גזניוס פרופסור באוניברסיטת מרטין לותר בהאלה-ויטנברג (גרמניה)
2013 - דוקטור לתיאולוגיה לשם כבוד באוניברסיטת מרטין לותר בהאלה-ויטנברג (גרמניה)
2016 - פרופסור אורח באוניברסיטת מרטין לותר בהאלה-ויטנברג (גרמניה)

CV

1931 - Birthdate (Romania)
1971 - Ph D, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
    Lecturer, Tel-Aviv University
1975 - Senior Lecturer, Tel-Aviv University
1976 - Visiting Fellow, Wolfson College, Oxford
1977 - Senior Lecturer, Leeds University
1979 - Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
1980 - Associate Professor, Tel-Aviv University
1980 - 1995 Chair, Department of Hebrew and Semitic Languages, Tel-Aviv University
1981 - Member of the Academy of the Hebrew Language
1983 - Visiting Professor, Université Paris 8
    Member of Société Asiatique
1985 - 1988 Chair, The School of Judaic Studies, Tel-Aviv University
1985 - Ordinarius Professor, Tel-Aviv University
1985 - 2013 Member of the Council of the World Union of Jewish Studies
    Member of the Council of Société d’Etudes Samaritaines
1988 - 1989 Visiting Fellow, Harvard University
1992 - 2011 Editor-in-Chief, The Historical Dictionary of the Hebrew Language
1994 - 2015 Editor of Genesis, Biblia Hebraica Quinta
1999 - 2002 Incumbent of the Schreiber Chair of Hebrew Language Study
2000 - Emeritus Professor
2001 - Visiting Professor, Sydney University
2005 - 2010 Vice President, the Academy of the Hebrew Language
2010 - Israel Prize
2012 - Gesenius Professor, Martin Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg
    Haifa Municipality Prize
2013 - Doctor Honoris Causa (theol.), Martin Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg
2016 - Visiting Professor, Martin Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg

Publications


Selected Publications

Books

  • The Language of the Targum of the Former Prophets and its Position within the Aramaic Dialects, Tel-Aviv University Press, 1975 (Hebrew).
  • The Samaritan Targum of the Pentateuch, vols. I-III, Tel-Aviv University Press, 1980—1983 (Hebrew & English).
  • A Dictionary of Samaritan Aramaic, vols. I-II. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 2000 (Hebrew & English).
  • The Pentateuch — The Samaritan Version and the Masoretic Version, Edited and Annotated by Abraham Tal & Moshe Florentin, Tel Aviv University Press, 2010 (Hebrew).
  • Samaritan Aramaic, Lehrbücher orientalischer Sprachen, (LOS) Textbooks of Near Eastern Languages Section III, Aramaic, vol, 2. Münster: Ugarit Verlag, 2013.
  • Schenker, Adrian et al., eds. Biblia Hebraica Quinta editione cum apparatu critico novis curis elaborato. Fascicle 1: Genesis. Prepared by Abraham Tal. Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, 2015.

Articles

  • גרגר של צרורות, Leshonenu 37 (1973), pp. 303 -306 (Hebrew).
  • An Aramaic Liturgical Poem for Pentecost, Leshonenu 38 (1974), pp. 257—268 (Hebrew).
  • Ms. Neophyti 1. The Palestinian Targum of the Pentateuch. Observations to the Artistry of a Scribe, Israel Oriental Studies  4 (1974), pp. 13—34.
  • צליל לחם שעורים, Y. Bahat et alii (eds.), Heqer we‘iyyun, Studies in Judaism, pp. 103—106 (Hebrew).
  • תירוש, A Study in the Meaning of a Biblical Word, J. Licht and G. Brin (eds.), Studies in Bible Dedicated to the Memory of  Israel and Zvi Broide, Tel-Aviv University 1976, pp. 129—132 (Hebrew).
  • The Samaritan Targum of the Pentateuch, its Distinctive Characteristics and Metamorphosis, Journal for Semitic Studies  21 (1976), pp. 26—38.
  • Towards a Critical Edition of the Samaritan Targum of the Pentateuch: an attempt to establish criteria for the selection of the material, Israel Oriental Studies  8 (1978), pp. 107—128.
  • Modern Manuscripts of the Samaritan Targum of the Pentateuch, Israel Oriental Studies  9 (1979), pp.129—146.
  • Linguistic Strata in Palestinian Aramaic, the nun finale as Criterion, Leshonenu 43 (1980), pp. 165—184 (Hebrew).
  • Investigations in  Palestinian Aramaic, The Demonstrative Pronoun, Leshonenu  44 (1981), pp. 43—65 (Hebrew).
  • בעת יזרבו נצמתו (Job VI, 17) a Lexicographic Study, Te‘uda 2 (1983), pp. 307- 314 (Hebrew).
  • תרקיה, Studies in Bible and Jewish History, Jerusalem 1983, pp. 256- 260 (Hebrew).
  • The Infinitive in Palestinian Aramaic, Anniversary Volume dedicated to Z. Ben-Hayyim, Jerusalem 1983.
  • The Contribution of Samaritan Aramaic to the Understanding of the Hebrew Liturgy, Te‘uda 3 (1984), pp. 167—179, (Hebrew).
  • עיצה— Straw of Various Leguminosae, a Lexicographic Study, Leshonenu 48-49 (1985), pp. 177—185, (Hebrew).
  • The Samaritan Aramaic Version of the “Blessing of Moses” (Dt XXXIII), Abr Nahrain 24 (1986), pp. 178—195.
  • Un Fragment Inédit du Targum Samaritain, Domingo Munoz Leon (ed.), Salvation en la Palabra, Targum, Derash, Berith, en memoria del profesor Alejandro Díez-Macho, Madrid 1986, pp. 533-540.
  • The Dialects of Jewish Palestinian Aramaic and the Palestinian Targum of the Pentateuch, Sefarad  46 (1986), pp. 441-448.
  • The so-called Yerushalmi Targum and the Problem of the Aramaic dialects in Palestine, Proceedings of the Ninth World Congress for Jewish Studies (Jerusalem 1985), Panel Session, Jerusalem 1988, pp. 13—22 (Hebrew).
  • פרה וכל מסעדיה  (Mishna Middot I, 3), Te‘uda 6 (1988), pp. 31—35, (Hebrew).
  • Hebrew and Aramaic in Samaritan Literature — The Products of a Bilingual Society, Proceedings of the Israel Academy for Sciences and Humanities 7 (1988), pp. 239—255, (Hebrew).
  • The Origin, Purpose and History of the Samaritan Targum and its Hermeneutical Character, in M.J. Mulder & Harry Sysling (eds.), Miqra, Compendia rerum iudaicarum ad Novum Testamentum, Philadelphia 1988, pp. 189-216.
  • L'éxégese samaritaine à travers les manuscrits du Targum, Etudes Samaritaines Pentateuque et Targum, exégèse et philologie, chroniques, Collection de la Revue des Études Juives, Paris 1988, pp. 140-148.
  • Targumic Fragments in an Old Samaritan Prayerbook, in M. Macuch et alii (eds.), חכמות בנתה ביתה Studia Semitica necnon Iranica, Wiesbaden 1989, pp. 329-342.
  • Medieval Hebrew and its Research, Opening Remarks, Leshonenu 54 (1990), pp. 151 - 153,  (Hebrew).
  • The Lexicon of Samaritan Aramaic and its Problems, Proceedings of the First International Congress of the Société d’Études Samaritaines Tel-Aviv 1988, Tel-Aviv 1991, pp. 347-355.
  • אטלין, Te‘uda 7 (1991), pp. 155—159, (Hebrew).
  • Lexicographic Studies, Hebrew and Arabic Studies in Honor of Joshua Blau, Jerusalem 1993, pp. 319—329, (Hebrew).
  • Languages in Contact: Hebrew and Aramaic in the Ancient Samaritan Community, New Samaritan Studies Proceedings of the Second Congress of the S.E.S., Oxford 1990), Sydney 1995, pp. 577—586.
  • Hebrew-Aramaic Relationship in Western Aramaic. Some Observations, New Samaritan Studies  (Proceedings of the Second Congress of the S.E.S., Oxford 1990), Sydney 1995, pp. 587—589.
  • Observations on Word-formation in Samaritan Aramaic I, the qittul pattern, Journal for Semitic Studies Supplements 4, Oxford University Press 1995, pp. 209—216. Published also Hebrew in Te‘uda  9 (1995), pp. 93—105 (Hebrew).
  • Minuscula from the Hebrew Lexicon (Genital Blemishes of the Priest), Studies Hebrew and Jewish Language Presented to  Shelomo Morag, Jerusalem 1996, pp. 95—104 (Hebrew).
  • Divergent Traditions of the Samaritan Pentateuch as Reflected by its Aramaic Targum, Journal of the Aramaic Bible 1 (1999), pp. 297—314 [published also in Hebrew in M. Bar-Asher (ed.) Masorot 9—11, Aniversary Volume Dedicated to G. Goldenberg, Jerusalem 1997, pp. 61—76].
  • Observations on Word-formation in Samaritan Aramaic II, the qåtol pattern, Scripta Hierosolymitana XXXVII (1998), pp. 349—364.
  • Observations on the Orthography of the Samaritan Pentateuch, Samaritan Researches, (Proceedings of the Congress of the SES (Milan  July 8-121996), Sydney 2000, pp. 1.26-1.35.
  • Is There a Raison d'Etre for an Aramaic Targum in a Hebrew-speaking Society? Revue d’Études Juives 160 (2001), pp. 357-378.
  • The Hebrew and Aramaic Literature of the Samaritans, Sefer Hashomronim, Jerusalem (Yad Ben-Zvi) 2002, pp. 519 - 536 (Hebrew).
  • Euphemisms in the Samaritan Targum of the Pentateuch. Aramaic Studies, 1 (2003), pp.  109-129.
  • The Status of Onqelos in Medieval Aramaic Works, Leshonenu 65/3 (2003), pp. 261-278 (Hebrew).
  • The So-called Cuthean Words in the Samaritan Aramaic Vocabulary. Aramaic Studies,  2.1 (2004), pp. 107-117.
  • Le Pentateuque Samaritain, in L‘enfance de la Bible hébraïque, 3e cycle sur l'histoire du texte de l'Ancien Testament à la lumière des recherches reecentes, Le Monde de la Bible 52 , Labor et Fides, Genève 2005, pp. 77-104.
  • Sam IX, 46 of the St. Petersburg Russian National Library. A Witness of a Lost Source, D. Böhler, I. Himbaza et Ph. Hugo (eds.), L‘Écrit et l‘Ésprit, Etudes d‘histoire du texte et de théologie biblique en hommage à Adrian Schenker, Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis 214, Academic Press Fribourg 2005, pp. 339-354.
  • On Secondary Word-Formation in Samaritan Aramaic, Y. Avishur (ed.), Haivrit weahyoteha, Studies in Hebrew Language and its Contact with semitic Languages and Jewish Languages, vols. 4-5,  Festschrift Presented to Prof. M. Azar, University of Haifa 2004-2005, pp. 145-154.
  • The Targumim as Building Stones in the Medieval Aramaic Literature, Sha‘are Lashon, Festschrift M. Bar-Asher, Jerusalem 2007, pp. 162-187 (Hebrew).
  • Torah quotations in Tibat Marqe, L. Dièz Merino et alii (ed.), Targum y Judaismo, Josep Ribera-Florit Festschrift, Barcelona 2007, pp. 237-249.
  • The Role of Targum Onqelos in Literary Activity During the Middle Ages, H. Gzella & M. Folmer (eds.), Aramaic in its Historical Linguistic Setting, Wiesbaden 2008, pp. 159 - 171.
  • The Tora in Tibat Marqe quotations and allusions, Leshonenu 70 (2008), volume dedicated to J. Blau ninetieth anniversary, pp. 287-302 (Hebrew).
  • לשון הקודש and לשון עברי between Judea and Samaria, Festschrift Avi Hurvitz (Language Studies) XI-XII (2008), pp. 121-132 (Hebrew).
  • From Qumran to Shekhem on Hidden Paths, Meghillot VII (2009), pp. 227 - 235 (Hebrew).
  • An unknown fragment of "Tibåt Mårqe", Sam. III, 52 of the Russian National Library, צפנת פענח, Festschrift Qimron, 2009, pp. 199-216 (Hebrew)
  • "The Geniza Fragments of Targum Esther and their Testimony", משאת אהרן Linguistic Studies presented to Aaron Dotan, Jerusalem 2009, pp. 132 - 171 (Hebrew).
  • In Search of Late Samaritan Aramaic, Aramaic Studies, 7 (2009), pp. 163-188.
  • חכלילי ou les yeux de Juda dans la tradition samaritaine. Jean Riaud et Marie-Laure Chaieb (eds.), L'oeuvre d'un Orientaliste, André Caquot 1923-2004, Paris 2010, pp. 163  - 171.
  • מאום כמו מאומה in the Ancient Hebrew Literature, E. Hazan & Z. Livnat (eds.),  Mishnaic Hebrew and Related Fields, Studies in Honor of Shimon Sharvit, Ramat-Gan 2010, pp. 269-276.
  • ”Hebrew Language“ and ”Holy Language“ between Judea and Samaria, Samaria, Samarians, Samaritans, J. Zsengellèr (ed.), Berlin - New York 2011, pp. 187-201.
  • Samaritan Aramaic, The Semitic Languages and Dialects - An International Handbook (HSK), v. III, S. Weninger et alii (ed.) De Gruyter Mouton, Berlin 2011, pp. 619-628.
  • When Did the Samaritans Begin to Believe in Resurrection of the Dead (Between Manuscripts and Beliefs), Y. Shahar (ed.), Israel and the Diaspora in the Time of The Second Temple and the Mishnah. Aryeh Kasher Memorial Volume, (Teuda XXV) Tel-Aviv 2012, pp. 335-350 (Hebrew).
  • The ‘Historical Dictionary of the Hebrew Language’ of the Academy of the Hebrew language – aims and achievements, Hebräische Lexicographie und biblische Exegese: Das Werk von Wilhelm Gesenius (eds. S. Schorch & E.J. Washke), Berlin 2013, pp. 16-24.
  • The First Samaritanologist: Wilhelm Gesenius, Hebräische Lexicographie und biblische Exegese: Das Werk von Wilhelm Gesenius (eds. S. Schorch & E.J. Washke), Berlin 2013, pp. 139-151.
  • Samaritan Grammarians, Encyclopaedia of Hebrew Language and Linguists, vol. 2, Brill, Leiden/Boston 2013, pp. 101-105.
  • A Glimpse at Samaritan Beliefs (Inaugural Oratio), Hallesche Universitätsreden bd. 8, Universitätsverlag , Halle-Wittenberg 2014.
  • The Historical Dictionary of the Hebrew Language - a Presentation. E. Bons, J. Joosten, R. Hunziker-Rodewald (eds.), Biblical Lexicology: Hebrew and Greek. Semantics-Exegesis-Translation. De Gruyter, Berlin/Boston 2015, pp. 309-326.

 

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