Faculty Directory
Jonathan 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
212-960-5400 x5577
Wilf campus - Furst Hall

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Fall 2018
Intro To Jewish Mysticsm
JPH 5350
Fall 2018
Philosophy of Maimonides
JPH 3360
Fall 2018
Sefer ha-Bahir
JPH 6715
Spring 2018
Intro to Hasidic Thought
JPH 5360
Spring 2018
The Baal Shem Tov
JPH 3460
Spring 2018
Themes in 13 C. Kabbalah
JPH 6745
Fall 2017
Intro To Jewish Mysticsm
JPH 5350
Fall 2017
Messianism in Kabbalah Hasid
JPH 6760
Fall 2017
Mystics on Maimonides
JPH 3370
Spring 2017
Independent Study
JPH 4901