1996- Ph.D Tel Aviv University
Dissertation: The Image of Christian Culture in the Historical Consciousness of the Jews of Twelfth to Fifteenth Century Spain and Provence [Hebrew].
1990 - M.A cum laude, The Department of Jewish History, Tel Aviv University.
Thesis: Isaac Nathan "Meor Galutenu". Leadership, Polemic and Intellectual Creativity at the Centre of the Life of Provence Jewry in the Fifteenth Century [Hebrew].
1986- B.A cum laude, The Department of Jewish History and the Department of General and interdisciplinary Studies, Tel Aviv University.
Professor, History of the Jewish People & Cont. Jewry Department
Director, Misgav Yerushalayim Research Institute
The Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Date of Birth: 28.11.65
Country of Birth: Israel
Married + 2
Permanent address: 31 Bustenai St., Jerusalem 93229
(in chronological order) - At the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 1987-1989: B.A. (magna cum laude) in Archeology, and Jewish History. 1990-1992: M.A. (magna cum laude) in Jewish History, specializing in Ottoman Jewry. 1993-1999: Doctoral thesis, under the guidance of Prof. J.R. Hacker, titled: 'The Jewish Society in the Urban Centers of the Ottoman Empire in the 17th Century (Istanbul, Salonica & Izmir)'. 1995/6: Studied Modern & Ottoman Turkish at Bosphoros (Boğazici) University, Istanbul, and Ottoman History at Bilkent University, Ankara. 2000: Approval of Doctoral Thesis 'summa cum laude'. 2002/3-2005/6: Post-doctoral fellowship as a Mandel Scholar, Scholion Interdisciplinary Center, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.