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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

Outside of office hours -- by appointment

Telephone: 02-5881388

Fax: 02-5881479


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.


For a complete list of courses, view the catalogue (Shnaton)

Rules and procedures 2016/17

This file is relevant for those who began their studies in 2016/17. To view catalogues from previous years, click here, select the appropriate year at the top of the page, and click “view chapter” in the Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry row.