Research Groups and Expertise

Faculty of Jewish Studies

The Faculty of Jewish Studies consists of nine departments.  Journals published by the faculty: Studies in Bible and Interpretation (Iyyune Mikra Ufarshanut); Sifra and Kenishta, both in Talmud, Jewish Linguistics (Balshanut Yehudit); Ars Judaica in Jewish art; From East and West (Mimizrah Umimaarav) in Jewish History, Ladiniar in Ladino studies, and the Jewish Studies Internet Journal (JSIJ).

Faculty of Humanities

The Faculty of Humanities consists of twelve departments, including General History, General Philosophy, Arabic, and Classical Studies. Please visit the website for more information on each of these.

Jesselson Institute for Advanced Torah Studies

The Ludwig and Erica Jesselson Institute for Advanced Torah Studies is the flagship of Bar-Ilan University “Torah im Derekh Eretz” ideal. Since its founding over 35 years ago, the Institute has uniquely enabled Bar-Ilan students to combine intense, high-level Torah scholarship with their academic training in a wide range of fields. This special Shiduch has produced both a new prototype of a Torah scholar with profound intellectual awareness as well as a novel breed of professionals and academicians who are also Talmidei Chachamim.