Faculty Directory

Chaviva
Levin

Visiting Assistant Professor of Jewish History
BA, Yeshiva University,
MA, New York University,
PhD, New York University,
Dr. Chaviva Levin received her doctorate in Jewish studies and history from New York University and holds bachelors and masters degrees from Yeshiva University. She is an alumna of the Wexner Graduate Fellowship program. Her research interests center on the experiences of Medieval Ashkenazic (Northern European) Jewry and on Medieval Jewish-Christian relations, with specific focus on her dissertation topic, Jewish conversion to Christianity in Medieval Northern Europe, and on medieval Jewish historiography. Dr. Levin’s courses include Medieval Jewish History, The Jewish-Christian Encounter in Medieval Europe, Jewish Conversion to Christianity in Historical Perspective, and Jewish Historiography. Her current work concentrates on SEFER ZEKHIRA, Ephraim of Bonn’s twelfth-century Hebrew narrative of the Second Crusade. She is a member of the steering committee for the “Study of Religious Conversions” Consultation at the American Academy of Religion and is a 2010-2011 adjunct fellow at the Katz Center for Advanced Jewish Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to giving papers at scholarly conferences, she has presented on topics related to the medieval Jewish experience to synagogue and other adult education audiences throughout the tri-state area.
clevin1@yu.edu
212-960-5319
Wilf campus - Furst Hall
Room#327
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Fall 2018
Coffee Creation of Modernity
CUOT 1010
Fall 2018
Medieval Jewish History
JHI 1300
Fall 2018
Medieval Jewish History
JHI 1300
Spring 2018
Coffee Creation of Modernity
CUOT 1010
Spring 2018
Conversion to from Judaism
JHI 1855H
Spring 2018
Medieval Jewish History
JHI 1300
Fall 2017
Coffee Creation of Modernity
CUOT 1010
Fall 2017
Jewish Christian Encnters Med.
JHI 1325
Fall 2017
Medieval Jewish History
JHI 1300
Spring 2017
Coffee Creation of Modernity
CUOT 1010H