Professor Menashe Harel is a researcher of the ancient
geography and history of Israel and the Mideast, formerly a lecturer
at the teachers’ seminaries of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and
Tel Aviv University, among others. He has published 13 books on topics
related to the Land of Israel, four of which received awards. In 1991,
Professor Harel was the recipient of the “Yakir Yerushalaim”
award for accomplishments in honor of Jerusalem. In 2001, he received
the “Yigal Allon Prize” for acts of pioneering excellence and he was
awarded the “Israel Prize” in 2002 for his research on Eretz Israel.
MH is a member of the Editorial Board of NATIV.