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Contact Us

Department Secretary: Iris Nahari
Humanities Building, room 4409
Office hours: Sunday: 11:30-14:30, Monday-Thursday: 10:00-13:00
Telephone: 02-5881388

Head of the Department: Prof. Eli Lederhendler

Advisor to Undergraduate Students: Dr. Anat Helman

Advisor to Graduate Students: Prof. Eli Lederhendler


Extra-departmental studies



Years 1-2: general introductory courses to history (4 credits); Trends in Historiography (2 credits); 2 introductory courses corresponding to the periods of specialisation (4 credits: e.g. Introduction to Roman History, corresponding to a specialisation in the Second Temple period) 

Jewish studies  

Years 1-2: Bibliographical Guidance (2 credits); Talmud Preparatory Course (4 credits); introductory course in one of the departments of the Institute of Jewish Studies (4 credits: e.g. Introduction to Mediaeval Jewish Thought; Introduction to Modern Hebrew Literature)

Year 3: a 2-credit course in one of the history or Jewish studies departments


Students are also required to take a number of general, “Cornerstone” courses (4 credits), outside the Faculty of the Humanities (e.g. one of the Cornerstone courses offered by the Faculty of Social Sciences)


Should any problems, doubts or misunderstandings arise, students are encouraged to consult with a BA course advisor or with the department secretary, Ms. Iris Nahari.