Glenn Dynner

BA, Brandeis University. MA, McGill University. PhD, Brandeis University. Scholar of East European Jewry with a focus on the social history of Hasidism and the Haskalah (Jewish Enlightenment). Author of the book Men of Silk: The Hasidic Conquest of Polish Jewish Society, which received a Koret Publication Award and was a finalist for the National Jewish Book Awards. Received textual training in several Israeli yeshivas and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Additional interests include Polish-Jewish relations, Jewish economic history, and popular religion. Recipient of the Fulbright Award. Member (2010-11), Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University. SLC, 2004–

Courses taught in Religion

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • The Holocaust
2012-2013
  • First-Year Studies: Jewish Spirituality and Culture
  • Pariah Lives: Modern Jewish Fiction and Autobiography
2011-2012
  • Jewish Life in Eastern Europe
  • Jewish Mysticism From Antiquity to the Present
  • The Holocaust

Web site: http://www.gdynner.com

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