Senior lecturer, Department of Jewish Art
Bar Ilan University, Israel
Dr. Sara Offenberg is a senior lecturer at the Department of Jewish Art at Bar-Ilan University. She received her PhD with Summa cum laude in the Department of Jewish Thought and the Department of Arts, at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. She published in books of collected articles and in several Journals. She is the author of two books: Illuminated Piety: Pietistic Texts and Images in the North French Hebrew Miscellany (Los Angeles, 2013); and Antisemitism and the Jewish Response in the Art and Literature of Thirteenth Century France (under contract). She is a co-editor of the journal Ars Judaica. Her research interests are Jewish-Christian relations in medieval art and literature; the image of the Jew in art and literature; early Kabbalah and German Pietists; Piyyut Commentary; Hebrew illuminated prayer books.
Jewish-Christian relations in medieval art and literature ;The image of the Jew in art and literature; Early Kabbalah and German Pietists; Piyyut Commentary; Hebrew illuminated prayer books.