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Eitan Lev Kensky

Reinhard Family Curator of Judaica and Hebraica Collections

Eitan Kensky
(650) 723-5688

As the Judaica and Hebraica curator, I select and collect material by or about Jews, in any format (from manuscript fragments to Israeli Yiddish theater posters and spiral-bound community cookbooks), in any language, produced anywhere. I also collect material written or performed in Jewish languages (Hebrew, Yiddish, Judeo-Arabic, Ladino, etc.) about any topic. I work with faculty and students to help them find the materials they need for their research and teaching.

Eitan Lev Kensky

Reinhard Family Curator of Judaica and Hebraica Collections

As the Judaica and Hebraica curator, I select and collect material by or about Jews, in any format (from manuscript fragments to Israeli Yiddish theater posters and spiral-bound community cookbooks), in any language, produced anywhere. I also collect material written or performed in Jewish languages (Hebrew, Yiddish, Judeo-Arabic, Ladino, etc.) about any topic. I work with faculty and students to help them find the materials they need for their research and teaching.

Education 

  • PhD, Jewish Studies, Harvard University
  • BA, Jewish Theological Seminary of America
  • BA, Columbia University

Professional activities 

Co-Founding editor and board member, In geveb: A Journal of Yiddish Studies
Member, Association for Jewish Studies
Member, Association of Jewish Libraries

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