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Rabbi Dr. Victor Mirelman

Rabbi Dr. Victor Mirelman

Victor A. Mirelman, a native of Argentina, has taught Jewish history at Spertus Institute for many years. Previously, Dr. Mirelman taught at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 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.

Dr. Mirelman is currently Faculty Chair and Student Advisor for Jewish Studies graduate programs at Spertus.

Jewish Studies

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


The Rabbinic Mind
Jewish Theology
Sephardic History
Intergroup Relations
Modern Judaism