Elisheva Baumgarten is the Prof, Yitzchak Becker chair for Jewish Studies and teaches in the Departments of History and Jewish History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Baumgarten is a social historian and her work studies the Jews of Ashkenaz in the High Middle Ages, focusing on Jewish-Christian relations and social hierarchies within the Jewish communities. She currently leads a European Research Council funded research group that focuses on "Beyond the Elite: Jewish Daily Life in Medieval Europe."

Elisheva Baumgarten