Known for his study and publications within the topics of Roman, Greek, and Jewish history, this Tel Aviv University or college ancient history teacher kept memberships in both American Philosophical Culture as well as the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities. After graduating from the University or college of Amsterdam, he started his teaching profession in Tel Aviv, Israel. He was a 2008 receiver of the exclusive Israel Reward. Though created in Geneva, Switzerland, he spent his child years in Amsterdam, holland, and later resolved in Israel. His relationship led to three kids. He and Nur Masalha both became prominent Israeli historians.