Shmuel Moreh
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BornDecember 22, 1932
Baghdad, Iraq
DiedSeptember 22, 2017(2017-09-22) (aged 84)
AwardsIsrael Prize in Middle Eastern studies (1999)
Academic background
Academic work
InstitutionsHebrew University of Jerusalem

Shmuel Moreh (Hebrew: שמואל מורה; December 22, 1932 – September 22, 2017)[1] was a professor of Arabic Language and Literature at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a recipient of the Israel Prize in Middle Eastern studies in 1999.[2] In addition to having written many books and articles dealing with Arabic literature in general and Iraqi Jewish Arabic literature in particular, he has been a major contributor to Elaph, the first online daily independent journal in the Arabic language. Professor Moreh wrote in Arabic, Hebrew, and English.

Publications in English (partial list)

Publications in Arabic (partial list)

Publications in Hebrew (partial list)


  1. ^ Shmuel Moreh, guardian of Iraq’s Jewish memory, dies
  2. ^ "Professor Shmuel Moreh Autobiography and Poetry". Retrieved March 1, 2011.