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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
irisn@savion.huji.ac.il

Head of the Department: Prof. Eli Lederhendler
eli.lederhendler@mail.huji.ac.il

Advisor to Undergraduate Students: Dr. Anat Helman
anathelman85@gmail.com

Advisor to Graduate Students: Prof. Eli Lederhendler
eli.lederhendler@mail.huji.ac.il

 

Tenured Faculty

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Dr. Noah Hacham

Room: Mandle: 234
02-5880158
Sunday- Wednesday: 0900-1500

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.

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Dr. Anat Helman

Advisor to Undergraduate Students
Rabin building
Semester A- Tuesday:  17:00-18:00, Semester B- Monday: 17:00-18:00

PhD from the Hebrew University, teaches modern social history and specializes in the Jewish community of Mandate era Palestine and the first years of Israeli statehood.

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Prof. Uzi Rebhun

Room: 6724

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.

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Prof. Daniel R. Schwartz

02-5882773

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.

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Prof. Yfaat Weiss

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.