The Twelfth International Conference on Jewish Names

The Twelfth International Conference on Jewish Names was held on March 18, 2015, at Feldman Hall, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel. A number of the presentations relate to biblical studies, and are available on the Bar-Ilan channel on YouTube:

David Shneor (Shaanan College), Criteria for the Identification of Biblical Toponyms in the Writings of Ishtori Happarhi (Hebrew)

Asher Ovadiah (Tel Aviv University), Hebrew Inscriptions with Jewish Names in Elijah’s Cave at the Foot of Mount Carmel (Hebrew)

Yigal Bloch (Hebrew University in Jerusalem), A Jewish Name in a Babylonian Toponym of 425 B.C.E. (English)

Aren M. Maeir (Bar-Ilan University); Brent Davis and Louise A. Hitchcock (University of Melbourne), Philistine Names and Terms Once Again: A Recent Perspective (English)

Elody di Vito (EPHE Paris), Hebrew Names in Phoenician Inscriptions (English)