Aharon Shemesh

Aharon Shemesh (Ph.D.) is a professor in the Talmud Department at Bar-Ilan University and a fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. He is the author of Punishments and Sins: From Scripture to the Rabbis (2003) and many articles on the development of Jewish law in the Talmud and the Dead Sea Scrolls.

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Any discussion of women in Qumran must needs open with the question of whether there were any. A significant trend in research claims that there were none.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Aharon Shemesh." (Viewed on February 21, 2020) <https://qa.jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/shemesh-aharon>.


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