Jerome and Lorraine Aresty Visiting Scholar (Spring 2023)
Avraham Yoskovich is a scholar of Talmudic literature, Babylonian Geonic literature of the early-Islamic period, and the history of late antiquity. His interests include apostasy in late antiquity, interreligious interactions, and the history of Jewish law. He has been a post-doctoral fellow in the Literary Lab of the Department of Hebrew Literature at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, as well as a researcher for ALMA (An Open Atlas of the Jewish World in Antiquity), a project of the digital humanities laboratory in the Department of Israeli History at the University of Haifa. He also leads tours in Israel, which focus on Israeli history and culture.