Yair Zakovitch

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Yair Zakovitch is Father Takeji Otsuki Professor of Bible at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem . Professor Zakovitch's primary interests are the Bible as literature, the history of beliefs and ideas in the Bible, biblical historiography, and early Jewish and Christian interpretation of the Bible. Professor Zakovitch has written numerous books - most recently:  One, written with Avigdor Shinan, That's Not What the Good Book Says (Hebrew), which was 31 weeks on the best-seller list here in Israel, and "Who Proclaims Peace, Who Brings Good Tidings", Seven Visions of Jerusalem's Peace (Hebrew)- and articles. He has been a visiting scholar at Harvard University and has taught at the summer schools of the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York and the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California.

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