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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


Dr. Edward Breuer

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Dr. Edward Breuer  is a Senior Research Associate in the Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry. His research focuses on eighteenth and nineteenth century Jewish intellectual History in Central and Western Europe. This includes work on the German-Jewish Enlightenment, and most especially on the writings of Moses Mendelssohn; on the rise of Wissenschaft des Judentums and the Reform movement; and on the study of the Bible, particularly Biblical Criticism, in the modern era. He has recently completed a an annotated translation of Mendelssohn's Hebrew writings (edited with David Sorkin) that will be published as part of the Yale Judaica Series in 2018.