landmanThe Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture has awarded a Doctoral Scholarship to Revel PhD candidate Yael Landman for 2014-2015. Through its generous dissertation grants, the Foundation helps train qualified individuals for careers in Jewish scholarship and research.

Yael Landman is a doctoral candidate in the Bible department interested in biblical and ancient Near Eastern law and literature and Semitic linguistics. Her dissertation, “The Biblical Law of Bailment in Its Ancient Near Eastern Contexts,” examines the institution of bailment through its treatment in biblical and cuneiform law corpora, biblical narrative, and Mesopotamian legal documents.

 

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