Head of Program: Yair Furstenberg 


Program Secretariat: Ms. Tsipi Bibelnik
Humanities Building, Room 4303
Phone: 02-5880031
Fax: 02-5881890

Dr. Hannan Birenboim

Dr. Hannan Birenboim

Dr. Birenboim’s Ph.D dissertation (2006) deals with the observance of the laws of purity during the second Temple period. His research interests include the development of the Jewish law during the Hasmonaean period and the Halacha of the Qumran sect. He teaches in the department of Jewish history at the Hebrew University and in Herzog College. In The Program in Jewish Studies Dr. Birenboim teaches the course ‘Readings in Jewish culture: pre-modern times’.