Allan Nadler

Allan Nadler

Retired Rabbi, Emeritus Professor of Jewish Studies, Drew University
About Me
Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies and Director of the Program in Jewish Studies at Drew University (ret.). Prior to his appointment at Drew in 1998, Dr. Nadler was the Director of Research at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in New York City, and Dean of YIVO’s Graduate Training Program, the Max Weinreich Center for Advanced Jewish Studies (1991-1998). From 1991-94 Dr. Nadler was Visiting Professor of Jewish Studies at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. In 1994-95 he served as Adjunct Professor at the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University. In 1998 he was the Ezra Sensibar Visiting Professor at the Spertus Institute for Jewish Studies in Chicago. In 2005-2006, and again in 2012, Dr. Nadler was Professor of Jewish Studies at McGill University in Montreal, where he had previously been a fully time faculty member from 1982-1984, and an adjunct professor from 1984-1990. In 2011, Nadler was the Norman and Gerry Sue Arnold Distinguished Visiting Chair in Jewish Studies at the College of Charleston, in Charleston, South Carolina. An Orthodox-ordained rabbi, Dr. Nadler served the Charles River Park Synagogue in Boston and Congregation Shaar Hashomayim in Westmount (Montreal), Canada(1982-1991). Dr. Nadler’s hundreds of articles, essays, op. eds. and literary reviews have appeared in numerous scholarly and popular journals and newspapers such as Commentary, The New Republic, The Jewish Review of Books, Tablet Magazine, The Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy, Judaism, Tradition, Modern Judaism, The New York Times, Newsday, Forward, The Jewish Week, and The Baltimore Jewish Times. Dr. Nadler is the author of: Faith of the Mithnagdim: Rabbinic Responses to Hasidic Rapture (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997), The Hasidim in America (American Jewish Committee Monograph Series, 1995).
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