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The Faculty of Humanities
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mount Scopus
Jerusalem, 9190501

Department Head and Director of Literature Studies: Prof. Ruth Fine,

Director of Historical Studies: Dr. Claudia Kedar,

Director of Linguistic Studies: Prof. Aldina Quintana,

Department Advisor for BA Students: Mr. Itay Baruj,

Department Advisors for MA and PHD Students: Prof. Ruth Fine (Literature) and Dr. Claudia Kedar (History)


For administrative matters, please contact
Ms. Adva Cohen,
Tel. 02-5883616
Office hours: Sun., Mon., Wed., Thur., 10:00-13:00.
Room: 4502, Faculty of Humanities, Mount Scopus


Adjunct lecturers

Ofek Kehila

Ofek Kehila

Room 248 (Mandel Scholion)

Research Interests: Spanish Golden Age Literature, Semiotics and Literary Theory, The Work of Cervantes, Contemporary Ibero-American literature, The Work of Reinaldo Arenas, Rewriting, Empathy in Literature.

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Ofek Kehila is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Spanish and Latin-American Studies. He received the President's stipend and the Mandel-Scholion stipend, taking part in the Mandel School PhD Honors Program and in the Mandel-Scholion research group “In Someone Else’s Shoes - An Interdisciplinary Research Group for the Study of Empathy in History, Society, and Culture”. His PhD dissertation, under the supervision of Prof. Ruth Fine, explores the phenomenon of rewriting in literature while focusing on the works of the Cuban author Reinaldo Arenas.  

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