Kabbalah and Jewish Spirituality
Dates in the U.S.: January - May 2014
J. H. (Yossi) Chajes (Ph.D., Yale University 1999) is Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in the Department of Jewish History at the University of Haifa. A former recipient of Fulbright, Rothchild, Wexner, and Hartman Fellowships, Chajes was also Visiting Professor at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York and a fellow at the Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.
His book, Between Worlds: Dybbuks, Exorcists, and Early Modern Judaism, (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003) was a Koret Jewish History Book Award finalist. He is currently directing the Israel Science Foundation supported "Ilanot Project" — an ambitious attempt to catalogue and describe all kabbalistic cosmological diagrams.