Hebrew Prose by Late-Ottoman Rabbis from Eretz Yisrael

For Current Fellows
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
3:00 PM

Katz Center
420 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Karen Schnitker

At the weekly Ruth Meltzer Seminars, Katz Center fellows share their research with Penn and regional faculty in an intellectually rigorous workshop setting.


Keren Dotan

Open University of Israel

Keren Dotan focuses on modern Mizrahi literature, with a special emphasis on Hebrew Mizrahi literature at the end of the Ottoman era and the beginning of the British Mandate (19th and 20th centuries). She previously taught at Sapir College and the Open University of Israel. Currently, she is an editor at Kav Adom Books, part of Hakibbutz Hameuchad Publishing House. She has written for various publications, including Ha’aretz, Mitaamynet, and Israel Hayom, where she still writes

Dotan received her PhD from the Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University and her previous degrees (LLB, BA, MA) from Tel Aviv University.

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