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Jonathan Dauber

Jonathan
V.
Dauber

Associate Professor of Jewish Mysticism

BA, Brandeis University,
PhD, New York University,

Professor Jonathan Dauber holds a BA in Near Eastern and Judaic studies and history of ideas from Brandeis University and a PhD in Jewish mysticism from New York University. His areas of specialization include the various historical stages of Kabbalah as well as Eastern European Hasidism, and he has authored studies in these fields. His monograph on the development of Kabbalah as a literary tradition in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, KNOWLEDGE OF GOD AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF EARLY KABBALAH, was published by Brill in 2012. Particular research interests include the emergence of Kabbalah as a literary tradition, the interplay of Kabbalah and Jewish philosophy, Jewish Messianism, and Jewish esotericism. He teaches a wide variety of courses covering the full range of the Jewish mystical tradition from late antiquity to the modern period in both the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies and Yeshiva College.

Jewish mysticism and Hasidism; interplay of Kabbalah and Jewish philosophy; Jewish messianism; Jewish esotericism

dauber@yu.edu
212-960-5400 x5577

Wilf campus - Furst Hall
Room#B06

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Fall 2018
Intro To Jewish Mysticsm
JPH 5350

 

Philosophy of Maimonides
JPH 3360

 

Sefer ha-Bahir
JPH 6715

 

Spring 2018
Intro to Hasidic Thought
JPH 5360

 

The Baal Shem Tov
JPH 3460

 

Themes in 13 C. Kabbalah
JPH 6745

 

Fall 2017
Intro To Jewish Mysticsm
JPH 5350

 

Messianism in Kabbalah Hasid
JPH 6760

 

Mystics on Maimonides
JPH 3370

 

Spring 2017
Independent Study
JPH 4901

 

Intro to Hasidic Thought
JPH 5360

 

Intro to Kabbalah
JPH 3350

 

Secrecy in Jewish Thought
JPH 6522