JSAI Editorial Board Chairman
The Max Schloessinger Memorial Foundation Board Member
Emeritus Professor at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Shaul Shaked is the Schwarzmann University Professor emeritus at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is a member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities and the Hungarian Academy of Science. He was awarded the Israel Prize in Linguistics in 2000. He has been a visiting professor in several institutions, among them UC Berkeley, Harvard, Columbia, NYU, the Freie Universität Berlin, the Collège de France, and the Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest). Among his books are: Wisdom of the Sasanian sages; From Zoroastrian Iran to Islam; Dualism in transformation; Aramaic documents from Ancient Bactria (with Joseph Naveh); Aramaic bowl spells, vol. 1 (with J.N. Ford and S. Bhayro); Magische Texte aus der Kairoer Geniza (2 volumes, with P. Schäfer and others), Irano-Judaica (6 volumes, with A. Netzer).