Book Reviews, 2010-2019

  1. Wilfred E. Watson and Nicolas Wyatt, eds., Handbook of Ugaritic Studies, in Jewish Quarterly Review 91 (2000), pp. 191-196.
  2. Karel van der Toorn, Bob Becking, and Pieter van der Horst, eds., Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible, in Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 321 (2001), pp. 92-93.
  3. Erik Hornung, Akhenaten and the Religion of Light, in Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 38 (2001), 144-145.
  4. Raymond Cohen and Raymond Westbrook, Amarna Diplomacy: The Beginnings of International Relations, in Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 38 (2001), pp. 145-147.
  5. Raymond de Hoop, Genesis 49 in its Literary and Historical Context, in Journal of Semitic Studies 47 (2002), pp. 138-141.
  6. Abraham Tal, A Dictionary of Samaritan Aramaic, in AJS Review 27 (2003),  106-109.
  7. F. J. Baasten and W. Th. van Peursen, eds., Hamlet on a Hill: Semitic and Greek Studies Presented to T. Muraoka on the Occasion of his Sixty-Fifth Birthday, in Ancient Near Eastern Studies 41 (2004), pp. 267-272.
  8. Sue Groom, Linguistic Analysis of Biblical Hebrew, in Jewish Quarterly Review 97 (2007), available online at http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/jewish_quarterly_review/v097/97.2rendsburg.pdf.
  9. Shmuel Ahituv, Echoes from the Past: Hebrew and Cognate Inscriptions from the Biblical Period, in Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 358 (2010), 89-93.
  10. Ron Tappy and P. Kyle McCarter, eds., Literate Culture and Tenth- Century Canaan: The Tel Zayit Abecedary in Context, in Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 359 (2010), pp. 89-91 [see below, no. 48].
  11. “In Their Own Words,” Biblical Archaeology Review 37/1 (January- February 2011), 20 [excerpt from review of Ron E. Tappy and P. Kyle McCarter, eds., Literate Culture and Tenth-Century Canaan: The Tel Zayit Abecedary in Context (see above, review no. 47)].
  12. Avraham Faust, The Archaeology of Israelite Society in Iron Age II, in Strata: Bulletin of the Anglo-Israel Archaeological Society 31 (2013), 215- 218.
  13. Aren Maeir, Jodi Magness, and Lawrence H. Schiffman, eds., “Go Out and Study the Land” (Judges 18:2): Archaeological, Historical and Textual Studies in Honor of Hanan Eshel, in Dead Sea Discoveries 21 (2014), pp. 251- 254.
  14. David Stec, The Genizah Psalms: A Study of MS 798 of the Antonin Collection, in Society for Old Testament Study Book List (2015), pp. 41-42.
  15. Seth Schwartz, The Ancient Jews from Alexander to Muhammad, in The Classical Review 65 (2015), 537-539.
  16. Steven Fassberg, Moshe Bar-Asher, and Ruth A. Clements, eds. Hebrew in the Second Temple Period: The Hebrew of the Dead Sea Scrolls and of Other Contemporary Sources, in Journal of Semitic Studies 61 (2016), pp. 278-281.
  17. Moshe Bar-Asher, Studies in Classical Hebrew, in Journal of Semitic Studies 61 (2016), 528-532.
  18. Aaron Hornkohl, Ancient Hebrew Periodization and the Language of the Book of Jeremiah. The Case for a Sixth-Century Date of Composition, in Journal of the American Oriental Society 131 (2018), pp. 190-192.
  19. Lewis Glinert, The Story of Hebrew, in AJS Review 42 (2018), 243- 245.
  20. “Fashioning a New Bible: Why and How?”: Ronald Hendel, Steps to a New Edition of the Hebrew Bible, in Biblical Archaeology Review 44:6 (Nov- Dec 2018), 58, 60.
  21. “A Man, A Book, A Mission”: Robert Alter, The Hebrew Bible, 3 , in Moment Magazine (Nov-Dec 2018), pp. 68-69.
  22. Avi Hurvitz, From Genesis to Chronicles: Chapters in the Linguistic History of Biblical Hebrew, in Review of Biblical Literature (May 2019), 4 , available online (for SBL members)  at: https://www.bookreviews.org/bookdetail.asp?TitleId=12413