Prof. Dr. Shani Tzoref



“Dignity Therapy and the Case of the Testaments of Abraham: Biblical and Early post-Biblical Precursors to Chochinov’s Generativity Documents,” in Die Begleitung Kranker und Sterbender im Judentum: Bikkur Cholim, jüdische Seelsorge und das jüdische Verständnis von Medizin und Pflege, ed. Stephan Probst (Berlin: Hentrich & Hentrich, 2017), 64–108.


“Textuality and Identity in Qumran Isaiah Pesharim”, in: Florian Wilk and Peter Gemeinhardt (Hrsg.): Transmission and Interpretation of the Book of Isaiah in the Context of Intra- and Interreligious Debates. BETL 280. Leuven: Peeters, 2016, S. 133-166.


“Qumran Communities—Then and Now”, in: Shani Tzoref and Ian Young (eds.): Keter Shem Tov: Essays on the Dead Sea Scrolls in Memory of Alan Crown. Perspectives on Hebrew Scriptures and its Contexts 20. New Jersey (Gorgias) 2013, 25-65.

with Anselm Hagedorn: “Attitudes to Gentiles in the Minor Prophets and in Corresponding Pesharim”, in: Dead Sea Discoveries 20 (2013), 470–507.


“4Q252: Listenwissenschaft and Covenantal Patriarchal Blessings”, in: Aren Maeir, Jodi Magness, and Lawrence H. Schiffman (eds.): “Go Out and Study the Land” (Judg 18:2): Historical and Archaeological Studies in Honor of Hanan Eshel. Leiden (Brill) 2012, 335-57.

“Use of Scripture in The Community Rule”, in: Matthias Henze (ed.): A Companion to Biblical Interpretation in Early Judaism. Grand Rapids, Mich. (Eerdmans) 2012, 203-234.


“Covenantal Election in 4Q252 and Jubilees’ Heavenly Tablets”, in: Dead Sea Discoveries 18 (2011), 74–89.


“The ‘Hidden’ and the ‘Revealed’: Progressive Revelation of Law and Esoterica”, in: Meghillot 7 (2010), 157-90 [Hebrew]. (rev. and transl., “The ‘Hidden’ and the ‘Revealed’: Esotericism, Election, and Culpability in Qumran and Related Literature”, in: Lawrence H. Schiffman and Shani Tzoref (eds.): The Dead Sea Scrolls at 60: The Scholarly Contributions of NYU Faculty and Alumni. Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah 89, Leiden (Brill) 2010, 299-324).


“Qumran Pesharim”, in: Matthias Henze (ed.): Biblical Interpretation at Qumran. Grand Rapids, Mich. (Eerdmans) 2005, 110-133.


The Pesher Nahum Scroll from Qumran: An Exegetical Study of 4Q169. Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah 53, Leiden (Brill) 2004.