Dr. Yael Ziegler is an Assistant Professor in Tanakh at Herzog College and Matan. She received her BA from Stern College and an MA and Ph.D. at Bar Ilan University. Dr. Ziegler has lectured widely on various Tanakh topics in Israel, the United States, Canada, South Africa, Australia, and Europe. Dr. Ziegler is the author of Promises to Keep: The Oath in Biblical Narrative and Ruth: From Alienation to Monarchy,which has been translated into Hebrew. Her forthcoming book: Lamentations: Faith in a Turbulent World is scheduled for publication by Maggid Press in 2021.