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Department Secretary: Ms. Anat Haim Jani
Humanities Building, Room 4603
Phone: +972-2-5883605

Department Chair: Prof. Maren Niehoff

Advisor to BA Students: Dr. Reimund Leicht

Advisor to MA Students: Prof. Benjamin Pollock

Mail Address:
Department of Jewish Thought
The Faculty of Humanities
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mount Scopus
Jerusalem, 9190501



Prof. Arnold I. Davidson

Distinguished Visiting Professor of Humanities
Modern and Contemporary Jewish Philosophy, including the philosophy of Modern Orthodox Judaism (Rav Soloveitchik, Rav Lichtenstein, and others), and the relationship between French philosophy and Jewish Thought (Jacob Gordin, Léon Askénazi, Emmanuel Lévinas, Vladimir Jankélévitch, and others); Historical, Literary, Philosophical and Theological Dimensions of the Shoah; The tradition of spiritual exercises (exercises of self-formation and self-transformation) in the history of philosophy and the history of Judaism