Jewish Revolts in the Ancient World and During the Time of Jesus; Jews, Pagans and Christians in Ancient Palestine; Bar Kochba: Inventing Jewish Radicalism; Higher Education in Israel; History of Israel
Dr. Menachem Mor is a scholar of Jewish history and the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Haifa. His research focuses on the Second Temple, Mishnaic and Talmudic periods. He has written scores of scholarly articles and books about the Jews, pagans and Christians of these historic periods. He received his Ph.D. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and spent six years as the Klutznick Chair in Jewish Civilization at the Creighton University, a Jesuit university in Omaha. Professor Mor’s expertise centers on Jewish revolts in the ancient world, such as the Bar-Kochva Revolt, the topic of his first book, The Bar-Kochva Revolt – Its Extent and Effect (1991).