Elazar Elhanan

Assistant Professor

The City College of New York

Elazar Elhanan is an assistant professor of Hebrew and Yiddish lit. in the Jewish Studies program, the Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures, City College New York. Elhanan received his PhD in Comparative Literature and Middle East studies from Columbia University. His work is concerned with the relations between language, identity and nation-building.  Elhanan is currently working on a book manuscript based on his dissertation entitled "The Path Leading to the Abyss: Hebrew and Yiddish in Yaakov Steinberg's poetry."