Simon, Uriel

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SIMON, Uriel

SIMON, Uriel. Israeli, b. 1929. Genres: Theology/Religion. Career: Educator of new immigrants in the transitional camps Har-Tuv and Beer-Sheva, Israel, 1954-58; Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel, lecturer, 1962-73, associate professor, 1973-82, professor of Bible, 1982-92, head of department, 1964-75, director of Institute for the History of Jewish Bible Research, 1974-92, professor emeritus, 1992-. Visiting professor at universities worldwide. Publications: Four Approaches to the Book of Psalms: From Saadya Gaon to Abraham Ibn-Ezra, 1982, English trans of rev ed, 1991; The Book of Jonah, 1992, English trans, 1998; Reading Prophetic Narratives, 1997. ENGLISH TITLES OF BOOKS PUBLISHED IN HEBREW: Abraham Ibn Ezra's Two Commentaries on the Minor Prophets: An Annotated Critical ed., Volume I: Hosea, Joel, Amos, 1989; Seek Peace and Pursue It: Topical Issues in the Light of the Bible, the Bible in the Light of Topical Issues, 2002; (with J. Cohen) Abraham Ibn Ezra's Yesod Mora Ve-Sod Torah (title means: The Foundation of Piety and the Secret of Torah): An Annotated Critical Ed, 2002. EDITOR: The Bible and Us, 1979; Studies in Bible and Exegesis, Volume I, 1980, Volume II, 1986. Address: 17 Hatayassim St., 92507 Jerusalem, Israel.