Kaufmann, Yehezkel

   Israeli biblical scholar and philosopher. He was born in Russia and settled in Palestine in 1920, where he later became professor of Bible studies at the Hebrew University. In A History of the Israelite Faith he challenged numerous theories of biblical criticism.

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