The Scientific Council of the CRFJ is composed of French and international researchers, of representatives from the MEAE (French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs), of the MESR (Ministry of higher education and research) and the CNRS (France's National Scientific Research Centre). It gives its opinion on the scientific policy and orientations of the research unit. It reviews and auditions the candidates to the position of director of the CRFJ.
It meets once a year in an ordinary session. During this session, the director of the CRFJ presents the activity report of the research unit.

President


Mrs. Katell BERTHELOT
DR CNRS, Historian of religions,
Centre Paul-Albert Février / Texts and documents of the ancient and medieval Mediterranean area
TDMAM – UMR 7297 (AMU – CNRS)


* Mrs. Fanny BOCQUENTIN
CRCN CNRS, Prehistoric ethnology
CNRS UMR 7041« ArScAn »

* Mr. Cedric PARIZOT
CRCN CNRS, Political anthropology
The Institute of Research and Study on the Arab and Islamic Worlds IREMAM
CNRS –Aix Marseille Université

Mrs. Lisa ANTEBY-YEMINI
CRCN CNRS, Cultural anthropology
Institute of Mediterranean, European et Comparative Ethnology (IDEMEC)
Mediterranean Institute of Humanities (MMSH), Aix-Marseille University

Mrs. Sarah GENSBURGER
Researcher CNRS, Sociology
Institute of social and political sciences (CNRS/UPN/ENS Paris Saclay) and the Centre of historical research (CNRS/EHESS)

Mr. Alexis JAUNAIT
Associate professor, Political science
Law Faculty, University of Poitiers

M. Hamoudi KHALAILY
Israel Antiquities Authorities (IAA), Archeology
Deputy Director of the Excavations, Surveys and Research Department

Mrs. Stéphanie LATTE
Researcher CNRS, History and political science
Centre for International Research (CERI), Science Po

Mrs. Caroline ROZENHOLC
Associate professor, researcher, Geography
National Advanced School of Architecture (ENSA) Paris-Val de Seine

Mr. Olivier Thomas VENARD
Professor, New Testament literature
Executive director of the research programme ‘The Bible in its traditions‘
Vice-Director of the French Biblical and archeological School of Jerusalem

*Board members