Prof. Yaron Ben-Naeh holds the Bernard Cherrick Chair in the History of the Jewish People and head of the modern period division in the department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry. Read more about Yaron Ben-Naeh
Previously Prof. Ben-Sasson had served as Rector of the Hebrew University, as Vice Dean of the Faculty of the Faculty of Humanities and as the President of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In the years 2012 to 2015 Prof. Ben-Sasson served as Chairman of the Council of Presidents of the Universities in Israel (VERA).
Miriam Frenkel is associate professor in the Department for Jewish History, where she also serves as B.A advisor, and in the School of History. She is head of the Multi Disciplinary Program and of the Dinur Center for the Study of Jewish History. Read more about Miriam Frenkel
Dr. Noah Hacham is a researcher and teacher. Senior lecturer in the Dept. of Jewish History and Contemporary Judaism, and member of the research group "question of identity" Mandel-Scholion interdisciplinary center. Read more about Noah Hacham
Prof. Oded Irshai's scholarly interests and teaching curriculum revolve around the history and culture of the Jews in Late Antiquity under the umbrella of a Christian-Roman Empire. Read more about Oded Irshai
Uzi Rebhun is a demographer. His research focuses on American Jewry and the population of Israel. Utilizing quantitative data through methods from the social sciences he explores topics such as internal and international migration, family and marriage, religious and ethnic identification, social and economic stratification, anti-Semitism, and Israel-Diaspora relations. Read more about Uzi Rebhun
Daniel Schwartz is an historian of the Second Temple Period. Born in the USA in 1952, he moved to Israel in 1971 and then began his studies of Jewish and general history at the Hebrew University, eventually completing three degrees; his 1979 doctoral dissertation was devoted to ancient attitudes toward the Temple of Jerusalem. He is currently the Academic Head of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Read more about Daniel R. Schwartz
Prof. Dmitry Shumsky is Israel Goldstein Chair in the History of Zionism and the New Yishuv at the Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry, and Director of the Bernard Cherrick Center for the study of Zionism, the Yishuv, and the State of Israel at the Hebrew University. Read more about Dmitry Shumsky
Prof. Yfaat Weiss teaches at the Department for the History of the Jewish People and Contemporary Jewry since 2008. She is acting as the director of the Franz Rosenzweig Minerva Center since 2010, and as the Director of the Simon Dubnow Institute for Jewish history and Culture at Leipzig University since 2017.