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Borowski, Oded 1939-

BOROWSKI, Oded 1939-

PERSONAL:

Born August 26, 1939, in Petakh-Tikva, Israel; dual U.S.-Israeli citizenship; son of Meir-Shalom (a businessman) and Alina Kleinman (a homemaker) Borowski; married Marcia Weil (an attorney), August 24, 1964; children: Jonathan Robert, Orly Borowski Hardin. Ethnicity: "Jewish." Education: Attended Absalom Institute (Israel), 1964-67; Midrasha (Detroit, MI), B.H.L. (Hebrew studies), 1968; Wayne State University, B.A. (history/anthropology), 1970; University of Michigan, M.A., 1972, Ph.D. (Near Eastern studies), 1979. Hobbies and other interests: Hiking, nature.

ADDRESSES:

Office—Emory University, Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Languages and Literature, S310 Callaway Center, Atlanta, GA 30322. E-mail—[email protected].

CAREER:

Educator, archeologist, and author. Emory University, Atlanta, GA, associate professor of Hebrew and biblical archeology. Excavations include Tell Gezer, Tel Dan, Ashkelon, and Beth Shemesh; codirector of Lahav Research Project, Phase III, Tel Halif, Israel.

MEMBER:

National Association of Professors of Hebrew, American Schools of Oriental Research, Society for Biblical Literature, Israel Exploration Society.

WRITINGS:

Agriculture in Iron-Age Israel, Eisenbrauns (Winona Lake, IN), 1987.

Every Living Thing: Daily Use of Animals in Ancient Israel, AltaMira Press (Walnut Creek, CA), 1998.

Daily Life in Biblical Times, Brill (Boston, MA), 2003.

Contributor of articles and book reviews to periodicals; contributor to encyclopedias and books.

WORK IN PROGRESS:

A book on daily life in Ancient Israel, for AltaMira Press.

SIDELIGHTS:

Oded Borowski told CA: "I am involved with archaeological excavations at Tell Halif, Israel, where I have been digging since 1976."

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Choice, September, 1998, E. B. Hazard, review of Every Living Thing: Daily Use of Animals in Ancient Israel, p. 158.

Journal of the American Oriental Society, October-December, 1989, Marvin A. Powell, review of Agriculture in Iron-Age Israel, p. 672.

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