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Yaniv Feller

Yaniv Feller is a curator at the Jewish Museum Berlin. He received his PhD (2016) from the Department for the Study of Religion and the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto. Yaniv’s dissertation, entitled “Dialogical Apologetics: Leo Baeck and the Task of Jewish Philosophy”, offers a new reading of Baeck’s thought and argues for its relevance both for Jewish philosophy and the contemporary study of religion.



“What Hope Remains? Leo Baeck as a Reader of Job.” In Hope, edited by Ingolf U. Dalferth and Marlene A. Block, 353-368. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2016.

“Martin Buber’s Dialogical Humanism.” In Jewish-Israeli Political Thought, edited by Dan Avnon and David Feuchtwagner, 256-278. Jerusalem: Magnes University Press, 2016 (Hebrew).

“From Aher to Marcion: Martin Buber’s Understanding of Gnosis.” Jewish Studies Quarterly 20.4 (2013): 374-397.

“Revelation and Anti-Theology in the Thought of Martin Buber.” Identities: Journal of Jewish Culture and Identity 3 (2013): 61-74 (Hebrew).

“Über den Makom: Exil und Schöpfung im Werk Barbara Honigmanns.” In Kurz hinter der Wahrheit und dicht neben der Lüge, edited by Amir Eshel and Yfaat Weiss, 95-112. Munich: Fink, 2013.