The Division for Development and Public Relations  

 
YEHUDA  LIEBES,  GERSHOM SCHOLEM PROFESSOR EMERITUS OF KABBALAH 
Status : EMERITUS Birth place : JERUSALEM
Office Phone: 02-588-3642 Fax:
E-Mail: liebes@mscc.huji.ac.il
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Department Faculty  
JEWISH THOUGHT FACULTY OF HUMANITIES Dept. Description
 
Academic Degree   Institution Year
Ph.D. HEBREW UNIV. 1976
 
Academic Position   Year
EMERITUS 2007
PROFESSOR 1993
ASSOC. PROFESSOR 1987
SENIOR LECTURER 1979
LECTURER 1976
 
External Academic Positions
Guest Lecturer: Harvard Univ.; Univ. of Chicago
Awards: E.M.E.T. Prize, 2006 (for Jewish Thought).
 
Research Interests
Jewish mysticism; Kabbala. The development of Jewish myth, mysticism,
poetry and creativity.
 
Research Projects
'Sefer Yetsira, the founding treatise of Jewish mysticism:
The nature of Jewish myth and the ways of Jewish mythopoesis:
 
Selected Publications
Publication Title   Year
The power of a word as the basis for its meaning in Kabbalah. 2007
The disciples of the Wilner Gaon, Sabbateanism and the Pintele 2003
A Greek contribution to the faith of Abraham. 2002
Sabbatianism and the bounds of religion. In: 2001
Ars Poetica in Sefer Yetsira. Tel Aviv, Schocken, 380 pp. 2001
Zohar as Renaissance. 2001
God and His qualities. 2000
The novelty of R. Nahman. 2000
The love of God and His jealousy. 1994
Zohar and Eros. 1994
The myth of the Tikkun of the Godhead: The Zohar and Jonathan 1993
Towards a study of the author of Emek ha-Melekh : His 1993
Studies in Jewish Myth and Jewish Messianism. Albany, 1993
Studies in the Zohar. Albany, State University of New 1993
"Two Young Roes of a Doe": The secret sermon of R. Isaac Luria 1992
Golem reconsidered: A review of the book Golem by Moshe 1992
New trends in Kabbala research. 1992
The seven doubled letters BG"D KFR"T: On the doubled "Reish," 1992
From Bible to literature - On the literary creation of A. Deem. 1990
Shabbatean messianism. 1989
How The Zohar was written. 1989
The kabbalistic myth of Orpheus. 1988
Rabbi Solomon Ibn Gabirol's use of the Sefer Yetzira and 1987
New writing in Shabbatean Kabbala from the circle of R. Jonathan 1986
 
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