University of Potsdam
Jody Ellant and Howard Reiter Family Fellowship

Research Topic

Bible Stories for Jewish Children in the Context of Haskala and Wissenschaft des Judentums


Dorothea M. Salzer is an assistant professor at the Institute for Jewish Studies and Religious Studies at the University of Potsdam in Germany. She studied Jewish history as well as German literature and language in Vienna, Berlin, and Jerusalem, and received a Ph.D. in Jewish studies in 2008 from the Freie Universität, Berlin. This year at the center, Professor Salzer will focus her research on Bible stories for Jewish children in the context of Haskala and Wissenschaft des Judentums.



Deepening our understanding of the intellectual revolution at the heart of modern Jewish history.