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New York Professor to Teach ‘judaistic Learning’ at Berlin University

Dr. Jacob Taubes, associate professor of religion at Columbia University, New York, today was appointed as the first occupant of the Chair of Judaistic Learning at the Free University of Berlin.

Professor Taubes, according to the announcement, will establish an Institute of Judaistic Learning, and will be provided with several assistants and with a special library. The Institute will train Judaic scholars and specialists for other German universities.