Bart Wallet Professor of Jewish Studies

Bart Wallet appointed professor of Jewish Studies

Dr Bart Wallet has been appointed professor of Jewish Studies: Early Modern and Modern Jewish History, with a special focus on Amsterdam, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Humanities. The chair was established in collaboration with, and with support from, the Menasseh ben Israel Institute Foundation.



Marion Aptroot (ed.): Yiddish Knights, Amsterdam Yiddish Symposium 14, (ISBN 978-90-829674-0-1, 64 pp, Amsterdam 2020). € 7,50 bestellen Yiddish literature is a Jewish literature. It is also a European literature and its literary materials and forms reflect contacts with Jewish and non-Jewish cultures. It is therefore not surprising that we find Yiddish texts about knights