»In deciphering Ashkenazi Masorah we uncover a whole world of a forgotten Jewish textual tradition.«

 Hanna Liss 

»In deciphering Masorah we uncover a whole world of a forgotten Jewish textual tradition.«

 Hanna Liss 

Prof. Dr. Hanna Liss

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2003

Full Professor and Chair of the Department of Bible and Jewish Exegesis, Heidelberg Center for Jewish Studies

2002

Habilitation and Venia Legendi in Jewish Studies, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

1995

PhD in Jewish Studies, Berlin/Jerusalem

2017/18: Senior Research Fellow at the Maimonides Centre for Advanced Studies, University of Hamburg; 2008: Alfried Krupp Senior Fellow at the Alfried Krupp Institute for Advanced Study Greifswald; 2003: Harry Starr Research Fellow in Judaica, Center for Jewish Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge/MA. 2002: Moosnick Distinguished Professor of Hebrew Bible & Jewish Studies, Lexington Theological Seminary and the University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.

Other Research Projects

© Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation)
Project “Biblia Rabbinica: The Biblical Text in Rabbinic Literature – Collection of the Variant Readings on the Basis of the Babylonian-Yemenite Textual Tradition”

2020–26, funded by the German Research Foundation (1 Research Associate)

Member of the Study Group “Text & Textuality”

2017–21, funded by the Fritz Thyssen Foundation

Graduate School 1728 “Theology as an Academic Discipline”

2012–21, funded by the German Research Foundation (1 Research Associate)

Subproject B04 “Masoretic Text of the Hebrew Bible. The Masora Text of the Hebrew Bible in its Various Material Forms in Western Europe”

2011–23, Collaborative Research Centre 933 “Material Text Cultures. Materiality and Presence of Writing in Non-Typographic Societies”, Heidelberg University/Heidelberg Center for Jewish Studies, funded by the German Research Foundation (1 Research Associate)

Most Recent Books and Edited Volumes

Liss, Jüdische Bibelauslegung (2020)
Liss, Hanna. 2020. Jüdische Bibelauslegung. Tübingen: UTB.
Liss, Tanach (2019)
Liss, Hanna. 2019. Tanach. Lehrbuch der jüdischen Bibel. 4th. rev. ed. Schriften der Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg 8. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag C. Winter.
Liss, Hanna, and Bruno E. Landthaler. 2018. Wie das Judentum mit der Tora lebt. Weisung von ganz oben. Berlin: Cornelsen.
Philippson, Ludwig. 2018. Die Schriften (hebräisch-deutsch) in der Übersetzung von Rabbiner Ludwig Philippson. Edited by Walter Homolka, Hanna Liss, and Rüdiger Liwak. Freiburg: Herder.

Open Access Publications *

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