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REIMUND  LEICHT,  Ethel Backenroth Senior Lectureship in Medieval Jewish Studies 
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E-Mail: rwleicht@pluto.mscc.huji.ac.il
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Department Faculty  
JEWISH THOUGHT FACULTY OF HUMANITIES Dept. Description
 
Academic Degree   Institution Year
Ph.D. FREIE UNIV., BERLIN 2004
 
Academic Position   Year
SENIOR LECTURER 2009
 
External Academic Positions and Awards
Mandel Fellow, Scholion - Interdisciplinary Res. Center,
Hebrew Univ., 2007-08.
Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies, Summer 2006.
Martin Buber Visiting Prof. for Jewish Philosophy,
J-W. Goethe Univ., Frankfurt a/M., Oct. 2008-March 2009.
 
Research Interests
Philosophy and science in medieval Jewish cultures. Ancient Jewish
mysticism. Jewish magic and astrology. Johannes Reuchlin and Christian
Kabbala.
 
Research Projects
PESHAT: Premodern Scientific Hebrew Terminology (in cooperation with
Johannes Reuchlin - collected works (with Prof. W.-W. Ehlers, Prof.
 
Selected Publications
Publication Title   Year
Studies in the History of Science and Culture. A Tribute to 2011
Neu-Orient-ierung an Maimonides. Orientalistische 2011
Nahmanides om Necromancy. In: 2011
Johannes Reuchlin, Werke II.1. De Arte Cabalistica. 2010
'Von allen vnd yegklichen iuden buechern vnd schrifften nichts 2010
The commandment of writing loan agreements in the Qur'an (sura 2010
Das Schriftlichkeitsgebot bei Darlehensvertr?gen im Koran (Sure 2008
Daniel Ernst Jablonksi und die Drucklegungen des Talmud in 2008
Sefer Zeh Sefer Toledot Adam: An unknown esoteric Midrash on 2008
Verbrennen order Verbergen? Ueber den Umgang mit heiligen und 2007
Astrologumena Judaica. Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der 2006
'Mashbia' Ani 'Alekha': Types and patterns of Jewish and 2006
Verzeichnis der Hebraica in der Bibliothek Johannes Reuchlins. 2005
Johannes Reuchlin - Der erste christliche Leser des hebraeischen 2005
Some observations on the diffusion of Jewish magical texts from 2005
The legend of St. Eustachius (Eustathius) as found in the Cairo 2003
Gnostic myth in Jewish garb: Niriyah (Norea), Noah's bride. 2000
Ein Kapitel aus der juedischen Mystik - Die Zahl als Grenze 2000
Qedushah and prayer to Helios: A new Hebrew version of an 1999
Magische Texte aus der Kairoer Geniza, III. Tuebingen, 1999
Magische Texte aus der Kairoer Geniza II. 1997
A newly discovered Hebrew version of the Apocryphal 'Prayer of 1996

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