Ephraim Hazan
Bar Ilan University

Ephraim Hazan was born on the island of Djerba in Tunisia and currently lives in Israel. He is a scholar of the hymns (piyyutim) of the Jews of North Africa and Spain and has written extensively on the subject. Among his works are The Piyyutim of Rabbi Musa Bujnah of Tripoli, 1989, Tehillah le-David-Poems of David ben Hassin, 1999 and The Hebrew Poetry of North Africa, 1995.