Passing of Prof. Michal (Kushnir) Oron

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H-Judaic is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Prof. Michal (Kushnir) Oron (1939-2022), professor emerita in the literature department of Tel Aviv University and a scholar of Kabbalah and Hasidism.  Best known to English-speaking readers for her book, RABBI, MYSTIC OR IMPOSTER: THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY  BAAL SHEM OF LONDON (Littman), Professor Oron also published some eight books in Hebrew, listed on her Hebrew Wikipedia page (   We extend deepest condolences to her family, colleagues, students and friends.

Many thanks to Prof. David Assaf for passing this sad news along.


Jonathan D. Sarna

Chair, H-Judaic

Categories: Obituary
Keywords: Necrology