Leo Baeck Welcomes Prof. Galili Shahar on his posting as Chairman of the Institute
LBI Jerusalem would like to congratulate Prof. Galili Shahar on his appointment as chairman of the Institute. Shahar is a professor of comparative literature at Tel Aviv University. His research and teaching interests are German, Jewish, and Hebrew literature in the modern era. Last year, he published a book, The Stone and the Word, on the poetry of Paul Celan. Another work, the German-language Jüdische Tradition und Deutsche Moderne, is due out in the months ahead.