Chazan

Robert Chazan

Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies; S.H. and Helen R. Scheuer Professor of Hebrew & Judaic Studies; Director, Wagner-Skirball Dual Degree Program; Co-Director, Doctoral Program in Education and Jewish Studies

Jewish Theological Seminary, MHL 1962; Jewish Theological Seminary, Rabbi 1962; Columbia University, MA 1963; Columbia University, PhD 1967

Office: 53 Washington Square South, Room 204

Phone: (212)998-8976

Research Interests

Medieval Jewish History; the Church and the Jews

External Affiliations

Wexner Foundation

Select Publications

Books:

Reassessing Jewish Life in Medieval Europe (Cambridge University Press, 2010)

The Trial of the Talmud: Paris, 1240 (Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 2012)

The Jews of Medieval Western Christendom (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006; Cambridge Medieval Textbooks)  

Fashioning Jewish Identity in Medieval Western Christendom (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004)

God, Humanity, and History: The Hebrew First-Crusade Narratives (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2000)

Medieval Stereotypes and Modern Antisemitism (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1997)

In the Year 1096: The Jews and the First Crusade (Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1996)

Barcelona and Beyond: The Disputation of 1263 and Its Aftermath (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1992)

Daggers of Faith: Thirteenth-Century Christian Missionizing and Jewish Response (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1989)

European Jewry and the First Crusade (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1987)

Church, State, and Jew in the Middle Ages (New York: Behrman House, 1980)

Medieval Jewry in Northern France (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1974)


Fellowships/Honors

American Academy for Jewish Research Fellow; Medieval Academy of America Fellow

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