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Prof. Dr. Itzchak Weismann

Religion: 
Judaism
Nationality: 
Israel
Gender: 
Male

Location of Activities

Country: 
Israel
Regions: 
West Asia
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Professor of Islamic Studies, Haifa University

Itzchak Weismann is Associate Professor of Islamic studies and former Director of the Jewish-Arab Center at Haifa University. He is also the editor of Sahar (Crescent) series of translations into Hebrew of major modern Islamic texts. His scholarship focuses on Salafism, Islamic movements in the Middle East and South Asia, Sufism, modern Islamic thought and interfaith dialogue.

Main Publications: 

1.) Weismann, Itzchak. 2007. The Naqshbandiyya: orthodoxy and activism in a worldwide Sufi tradition. London: Routledge.

2.) Weismann, Itzchak, Fruma Zachs, and Buṭrus Abū Mannah. 2005. Ottoman reform and Muslim regeneration: studies in honour of Butrus Abu-Manneb. London: I.B. Tauris. http://www.dawsonera.com/depp/reader/protected/external/AbstractView/S97....

3.) Weismann, Itzchak, Mark J. Sedgwick, and Ulrika Mårtensson. 2014. Islamic myths and memories: mediators of globalization.

4.) Weismann, Itzchak. 2017. "A Perverted Balance: Modern Salafism between Reform and Jihād". Welt Des Islams. 57 (1).

Areas of Actions: 
Interreligious Dialogue
Forms of Actions: 
Information DistributionResearchEducational Programmes