Dr. Menachem Keren-Kratz

Dr. Menachem Keren-Kratz completed a PhD in Yiddish literature (summa cum laude, Bar-Ilan University, Israel) in 2009, and in 2013 he received an additional PhD in Jewish history (Tel Aviv University, Israel). His recently published book is Maramaros-Sziget: Extreme Orthodoxy and Secular Jewish Culture at the Foothills of the Carpathian Mountains (Jerusalem: Dov Sadan Publishing Project of the Hebrew University, 2013, in Hebrew). His forthcoming book Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum – The Satmar Rebbe: The Pious, the Zealot and the Politician will shortly be published by the Zalman Shazar Center of Jerusalem. Keren-Kratz has had some 30 articles accepted by academic and semi-academic publications, most of them peer-reviewed journals, including: Dapim: Studies on the Holocaust, Identities, Cathedra, Kesher, Moreshet Israel, Modern Judaism, Contemporary Jewry, Israel Studies Review, Journal of Modern Jewish Studies, and Tradition.

Publications by Dr. Menachem Keren-Kratz

Is the Jewish State the Ultimate Evil or a Golden Opportunity? Ideology vs. Politics in the Teachings and Actions of Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum – the Satmar Rebbe

Why did Rabbi Yoel attract so much attention both among the general Jewish public and among scholars? Read More »