Oscar Aguirre-Mandujano

Early modern Ottoman history and intellectual history Assistant Professor of History


College Hall 208 DRead Bio

Dan Ben-Amos

Professor of Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations and Folklore

(215) 898-5857

835 Williams HallRead Bio

Joseph Benatov

Joseph Benatov

Director, Modern Hebrew Language Program; Lecturer in Foreign Languages, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Associate Director, Jewish Studies Program

708 Williams HallRead Bio

Alexander Botwinik

Lecturer in Yiddish

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Daisy Braverman

Lecturer in Judeo-Spanish

Penn Language CenterRead Bio

Michael Carasik

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biblical Hebrew

(215) 898-6038Read Bio

Natalie Dohrmann

Associate Director of the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies; Coeditor of the Jewish Quarterly Review Adjunct Associate Professor of Religious Studies


The Katz Center, 420 Walnut StreetRead Bio

Ronit Engel

Modern Hebrew Language Program, Emeritus


712 Williams HallRead Bio

Al Filreis

Faculty Director of the Kelly Writers House Kelly Professor of English

(215) 573-9749

Kelly Writers House, 3805 Locust WalkRead Bio

Talya Fishman

Associate Professor of Jewish Intellectual and Cultural History of the Medieval and Early Modern Periods

(215) 898-5837

706 Williams HallRead Bio

Nili Gold

Professor of Modern Hebrew Language & Literature

(215) 573-5312

707 Williams HallRead Bio

Simcha Gross

Assistant Professor of Ancient Rabbinics

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Kathryn Hellerstein

Kathryn Hellerstein

Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures (Yiddish) Ruth Meltzer Director of the Jewish Studies Program

(215) 898-7103

748 Williams HallRead Bio

Arthur Kiron

Schottenstein-Jesselson Curator of Judaica Collections

(215) 573-7431

205 Van Pelt Library on MTR; 202 CAJS Library on WFRead Bio

Robert A. Kraft

Berg Professor of Religious Studies, Emeritus

(215) 898-5827

227 Logan HallRead Bio

Ian Lustick

Bess W. Heyman Chair in Political Science

(215) 898-5719

3440 Market St., Room 306Read Bio

Ibrahim Miari

Lecturer in Foreign Languages (Hebrew Language)


708 Williams HallRead Bio

Benjamin Nathans

Associate Professor of History

(215) 898-4958

206C College HallRead Bio

David B. Ruderman

Joseph Meyerhoff Professor of Modern Jewish History, Emeritus

(215) 898-3793, (215) 238-1290

306B College HallRead Bio

Heather Sharkey

Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

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Larry Silver

Farquhar Professor of Art History, Emeritus


203 Jaffe BuildingRead Bio

Joshua Teplitsky

Joseph Meyerhoff Chair in Modern Jewish History Associate Professor

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Jeffrey H. Tigay

A.M. Ellis Professor of Hebrew and Semitic Languages and Literatures, Emeritus

(215) 898-6339

712 Williams HallRead Bio

Liliane Weissberg

Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor in the School of Arts and Sciences

(215) 898-7332

747 Williams HallRead Bio

Steven Weitzman

Abraham M. Ellis Professor of Hebrew and Semitic Languages and Literatures Ella Darivoff; Director of the Katz Center of Advanced Judaic Studies

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Beth Wenger

History Department Chair Moritz and Josephine Berg Professor of History

(215) 898-5702

320 College HallRead Bio

Julia Wilker

Associate Professor of Classical Studies


234 Cohen HallRead Bio

Barbara Zelizer

Professor of Communication and Raymond Williams Chair of Communication

(215) 898-4964

304 AnnenbergRead Bio