Hayim Tawil

Hayim Tawil received his Ph.D. from Columbia University and is professor of Hebrew language and literature at Yeshiva University in New York. Tawil has published numerous articles in comparative Semitic lexicography and he is the author of An Akkadian Lexical Companion for Biblical Hebrew (2009). He is also the author of Operation Esther: Opening the door for the Last Jews of Yemen, and in 2001, was nominated for the Eleanor Roosevelt Award for Human Rights for his work in Yemen.

Listen to two radio interviews with Prof. Hayim Tawil on Rabbi Wechsler Teaches: