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Victor Mirelman

Victor Mirelman

Victor A. Mirelman, a native of Argentina, has taught Jewish history at Spertus for many years. Previously, Dr. Mirelman taught at The Hebrew University, Columbia University, and The Jewish Theological Seminary. He is a leading expert in the history of the Jews in Latin America and published a definitive history of the Jews of Argentina.

Dr. Mirelman is rabbi emeritus of West Suburban Temple Har Zion in River Forest, which he has served since 1990.


Jewish Studies
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PhD, Columbia University
Rabbinic Ordination, Jewish Theological Seminary
MS, University of Buenos Aires


The Rabbinic Mind
Jewish Theology
Sephardic History
Intergroup Relations
Modern Judaism