Aharon Maman
Hebrew University

Aharon Maman (Morocco, 1947) is Bialik Professor of Hebrew, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, in Medieval Hebrew and Arabic language and linguistics. He published and edited several books, articles and Genizah documents (Friedberg Genizah Project). Director of the Jewish Oral Traditions Research Center and the Hebrew Linguistic Literature Project, since 1999, and having fulfilled several academic administrative positions, he is now Head of the Mandel Institute of Jewish Studies and Vice President of the Academy of Hebrew Language. He was visiting scholar in the University of London (1985); at JTS and Yeshiva University, NY (1993-94, Fulbright Program); and research fellow at CAJS, the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (2007).