Prof. Israel Yuval will receive the Mount Zion Award

28 April, 2022

The Mandel Scholion Center is happy to congratulate Prof. Israel Yuval on receiving the Mount Zion Award 2021/2022 of the Mount Zion Foundation. Prof. Yuval was Mandel Scholion’s first academic head, and the head of the Mandel School for Advanced Studies in the Humanities. The Mount Zion Award is given every two years to an organization or an individual who contributed to a dialogue between the religions. Congratulations from us all!

Congratulations to Dr. Dana Kaplan on the publication of her new book in English with Prof. Eva Illuz

7 April, 2022

The Mandel Scholion Center is pleased to congratulate Dr. Dana Kaplan of the “Setting Tables” research group on the English publication of her new book, “What is Sexual Capital?” co-authored with Prof. Eva Illuz. The book was published in German in 2021.

More on the book in the Suhrkamp Verlag Publishing website.

Congratulations to Prof. Nathan Wasserman on his recently published book

1 March, 2022

Mandel Scholion Center wishes to congratulate Prof. Nathan Wasserman (of the “Setting Tables” research group) on his new book which he co-authored with Dr. Elyze Zomer, Akkadian Magic Literature. Old Babylonian and Old Assyrian Incantations: Corpus – Context – Praxis.

More information about the book can be found on the Harrassowitz-Verlag Publishing website.

Congratulations to Dr. Céline Debourse on her new book

20 February, 2022


Mandel Scholion Center is pleased to congratulate Mandel Fellow Dr. Céline Debourse on the publication of her first book, Of Priests and Kings: The Babylonian New Year Festival in the Last Age of Cuneiform Culture. The book, published by Brill, examines the Late Babylonian ritual texts of the twelve-day New Year Festival and demonstrates how these texts "reflect the Babylonian priesthoods' fears and aspirations of that time much more than an actual ritual."

Congratulations to Prof. Zeev Weiss on his new book

30 January, 2022
Congratulations to Prof. Zeev Weiss, member of the "Setting Tabels" research group, on the publication of his new book "Sepphoris: A Mosaic of Cultures" (in Hebrew) published by Yad Yitzhak Ben-Zvi.
The launch of the book is accompanied with an online seminar at Yad Ben Zvi, which will take place on February 8, 2002. The full program and a link to register for the seminar can be found in the attached invitation.