Faculty Directory
Daniel Tsadik


Associate Professor of Sephardic and Iranian Studies

PhD, Yale University, 2002

History of the Jews in Islamic lands; Modern Iran; Shi'i Islam; Iran's religious minorities; Iran's Jewry

Between Foreigners and Shi‘is: Nineteenth-Century Iran and its Jewish Minority (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007). ) “The Legal Status of Religious Minorities: Imami Shi‘i Law and Iran’s Constitutional Revolution,” Islamic Law and Society 10, 3 (2003), 376-408. “Nineteenth Century Shi‘i Anti-Christian Polemics and the Jewish Aramaic Nevuat ha-Yeled [The Prophecy of the Child],” Iranian Studies 37 (2004), 5-15. “Religious Disputations of Imami Shi‘is against Judaism in the Late Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries,” Studia Iranica, 34 (2005), 95-134. “Judeo-Persian Communities of Iran: V: Qajar period: Communities,” Encyclopedia Iranica, XV (2009), 108-117. “Jews in the Pre-Constitutional Years: The Shiraz Incident of 1905,” Iranian Studies, 43 (2010), 239-263. “Jews of Iran and Rabbinical Literature: Preliminary Notes,” AJS Perspectives, Fall 2010, 14-16. “Identity among the Jews of Iran,” in: Amanat, A and Vejdani, F (Eds.), Iran Facing Others: Identity Boundaries in a Historical Perspective (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), 219-242.


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Fall 2018
Elementary Arabic
SEM 5111


Jews in the Lands of Islam I
JHI 5335


Mod Arabic Texts on Jews/Jud
JHI 7600


Spring 2018
Elementary Arabic II
SEM 5112


Iranian Jewish Literature
JHI 6394


Jews in Muslim Lands III
JHI 5337


Fall 2017
Elementary Arabic
SEM 5111


Jews Mus lands 2: 16-19 Cent
JHI 5336


Jews of Iran: His Culture
JHI 6399


Spring 2017
Jews Judaism: Lands of Islam
JHI 5335


Jews in Muslim Lands
JHI 1430


Mod Arabic Texts on Jews/Jud
JHI 7600