Eliyahu (Eli) Lizorkin Eyzenberg, Ph.D.
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Eliyahu (Eli) Lizorkin Eyzenberg, Ph.D.
"Understanding the culture & beliefs this was written in is a huge game changer. Suddenly a 2000 year old document becomes alive and relatable. "

Eliyahu (Eli) Lizorkin Eyzenberg, Ph.D.

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A Few Words About Me:

Dr. Lizorkin-Eyzenberg has received a fair amount of Jewish and Christian education, both religious and secular. One of his greatest passions is building bridges of trust, respect and understanding between Christians and Jews, overcoming centuries of difficult, but almost always joined history. Dr. Eli Lizorkin-Eyzenberg strongly believes that both the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament scriptures have much to teach both communities. He resides at Israel with his wife and children.


Dr. Eli Lizorkin-Eyzenberg holds an M.Div. degree in Theology from the Reformed Theological Seminary (2000), and M.Phil. degree in Bible Interpretation (2008) from Stellenbosch University. He holds a Ph.D. in Ancient Cultures from Stellenbosch University (2011). Additional studies include doctoral and postdoctoral studies at the University of Pennsylvania, Leiden University, Princeton Theological Seminary and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Professional Experience:

Dr. Eli Lizorkin-Eyzenberg is a published author, an experienced lecturer and an educator. He is responsible for the developing of Biblical studies courses here at the Israel Institute of Biblical Studies. He has been teaching Biblical, Jewish and Christian studies at the Israel Theological Seminary, at the Haifa Theological Institute, in the Nazareth Evangelical Theological Seminary and in Spurgeon’s College which is located at the University of Wales.