Ph.D. candidate and Research and Teaching Assistant
Efrat was born in 1983. She is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Archaeology and Ancient Near East Cultures at Tel Aviv University. Efrat is writing her dissertation on the Regions of Judah and Samaria: Comparative Aspects of Material Culture from the End of the Iron Age to the Persian Period (7th-3rd centuries BCE), under the supervision of Prof. Oded Lipschits and Prof. Israel Finkelstein. Efrat is also a senior member of the Lautenschläger Azekah Expedition, a staff member in the international program in Ancient Israel Studies: Archaeology and History of the Land of the Bible, and a research assistant working with Prof. Lipschits.
She lives in Ramat Gan with her husband, Shahar, and their beautiful son, Arbel.