International Yiddish Conference & Retreat

Prof. Alex Orbach: Professor Emeritus, University of Pittsburgh

Prof. Alex Orbach

PROF. ALEXANDER ORBACH is associate professor emeritus of Jewish Studies in the Dept. of Religious Studies at the University of Pittsburgh.
He has, taught at Indiana University in Bloomington and was a guest lecturer at the University of Augsburg in Augsburg, Germany.
Prof. Orbach has published on Russian Jewry, Zionism and Israel and antisemitism. Currently he is studying aspects of Jewish politics
in Tsarist Russia in the 1905-1914 period and the broader issue of dual loyalty as it has challenged modern Jewry.