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Arthur Kiron
Title:
Schottenstein-Jesselson Curator of Judaica Collections
Department:
Judaica Collection
Division:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
Library:
Library at the Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
Office:
Room 205 VP-DLC; Room 202 Library at the Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
Phone:
(215) 238-1290, x202; (215) 573-7431
Email:
Role:
Subject Specialist
Reference
Collection Responsibility:
Judaic Studies
Liaison Responsibility:
Judaic Studies
Biography:
Arthur is the Curator of Judaica Collections, and he heads the Library at Penn's Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. He is also Adjunct Assistant Professor of History at Penn. His bibliographic responsibilities include oversight of the Weigle Judaica and Ancient Near East Reading Room collection located in Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Arthur received a PhD in Jewish History from Columbia University, and an MA in Religious Studies from Stanford, where he focused on the history of Biblical interpretation. His BA is from Brandeis. Before coming to Penn in 1992, he was Manuscripts Curator and Assistant Archivist at the Annenberg Research Institute, which merged with Penn in 1993.
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Library: Library at the Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
Division: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
Department: Judaica Collection
Role: Reference
Role: Subject Specialist