Yehudit Henskhe teaches in the Department of Hebrew Language at the Hebrew University and chairs the Department of Hebrew at the Efrata Teachers College. She was also a research fellow at the Hebrew University's Ben-Yehuda Center. Her particular fields of research are Mishnaic Hebrew and the Judeo-languages of North African Jews. Her book, Hebrew Elements in Daily Speech: A Grammatical Study and Lexicon of the Hebrew Component of Tunisian Judeo-Arabic, appeared in 2007 (Jerusalem: Bialik Institute). She has also published articles on Mishnaic Hebrew and Judeo-languages in both Israeli and non-Israeli academic forums. At present, she is engaged in a book project that undertakes a comparative examination of the biblical and mishnaic reading traditions of the North African communities. She also continues her ongoing linguistic study of MS Cambridge of the Mishnah.