Yossi Chajes

Yossi Chajes

  •   University of Pennsylvania, Center for Advanced Judaic
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    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.

    Contact: chajes11@gmail.com​​

     
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