Naphtali Meshel, philologist and professor in Bible and Comparative Religion at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI), visited the INTP for a writing residency and collaboration in the context of the project Thinking Rite.

Prof. Meshel's research interests include Biblical and Vedic rituals, and ancient models for the “science of ritual”. He presented his work on the grammar of sacrifice and upcoming project on the system of ritual purity and pollution in ancient Israelite texts.