Jeffrey Woolf, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor, Medieval Jewish History

Jeffery Woolf

Jeffrey R. Woolf, adjunct professor of Jewish History at the Graduate School, also teaches at Bar-Ilan University in Israel.

Dr. Woolf received his PhD in medieval history at Harvard University in 1991. Upon receiving his doctorate, he spent two years at Yale University, as a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Religion. Woolf also has served as a visiting professor at Yale University, Yeshiva University and New York University.

Dr. Woolf is the author of over thirty-five scholarly monographs. He has edited three books, among them the recent translation of Rabbi Soloveitchik’s, Kol Dodi Dofeq. He is presently completing a major study entitled, Sacred Community in Medieval Franco-Germany: The Ashkenazic Qehillah Qedoshah, which will be published by E. J. Brill, as part of its distinguished Études sur la Judaïsme Mediévale. In addition, he is the author of dozens of articles that have appeared in popular publications.