Für die Wissenschaft. Für Berlin.

Prof. Menahem Ben-Sasson

Born on July 7, 1951 in Jerusalem


Derzeitige berufliche Position:

University President, Professor


Forschungsschwerpunkt(e):

Jewish History

 

Topics of Research:
  • Medieval Jewish history in Muslim lands

  • Social and intellectual history of the Jews in Muslim countries

  • Gaonic Responsa and texts

  • Genizah research


Studium:
  • 1973-1975 Jewish History, Jewish Philosophy, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, B.A.

  • 1976-1982 Jewish History and Islamic Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Ph.D.

  • 1983-1984 Cambridge University, Genizah Research Unit, Post Doctorate


Promotion:

1982 Jewish History and Islamic Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Ph.D.


Beruflicher Werdegang:
  • 1976-1979 Hebrew University, Graduate assistant

  • 1976-1978 Ben-Gurion University, Graduate assistant

  • 1982 Bar-Ilan University, Assistant Lecturer

  • 1981-1982 Hebrew University, Assistant Lecturer

  • 1983-1984 Cambridge University, Visiting Fellow

  • 1985-1995 Ben-Zvi Institute, Lecturer

  • 1985-1987 Hebrew University, Lecturer

  • 1986 Bernard Revel Grad School, Visiting Professor

  • 1986 Yeshiva University, Visiting Professor

  • 1988-1991 Hebrew University, Senior Lecturer

  • 1991 Oriental Institute, Russian Academy of Science (Leningrad)

  • 1991-1996 Hebrew University, Assoc. Professor

  • 1994, 2003 University of Pennsylvania, Center for Jewish Studies, Fellow

  • 1996 Hebrew University, Inst. of Advanced Studies, Fellow

  • 1996-present Hebrew University, Professor

  • 1997-2001 Hebrew University, Rector

  • 2005 LMU Munich, Visiting Professor

  • 2009-present Hebrew University, President


Besond. Auszeichnungen, Ehrungen, Mitgliedschaften, Funktionen:
  • 1978-1979 Research Grant of the Ministry for Education and Culture; Center for Integration of the Heritage of Oriental Jewry

  • 1980, The Hebrew University, Research Fellows' Prize

  • 1980-1981 Moritz and Charlotte Warburg Prize

  • 1982-1983 Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture (Doctoral Scholarship)

  • 1983-1984 Rothschild Fellowship

  • 1985-1988 Alon Fund of the Israeli Council for Higher Education

  • 1996-1997 Feher Prize for Jewish History

  • 1996-1997 Ben-Zvi Prize for the Study of Jewish Heritage


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