Jacob Bender


Egypt’s Jewish Studies Doyen Looks Back

By Jacob Bender

Egypt’s Jewish Studies Doyen Looks Back
“What’s a nice professor of Jewish studies doing teaching in a place like this?” For those unfamiliar with contemporary Egyptian intellectual life, this might be the first question that comes to mind upon meeting Mohamed Hawary, a professor of Hebrew studies and Jewish thought at Ain Shams University in Cairo, a teeming school of some 180,000 students.Read More



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