Yeshayahu A. Jelinek
Jelinek was born in 1933 in what is now Slovakia . In 1949 the family emigrated to Israel. From 1951 to 1953 he served in the army . He later studied history, sociology and contemporary Judaism at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and graduated in 1963 with a master's degree. In 1966 he received his doctorate from Indiana University Bloomington , the dissertation he wrote in Slovak.
From 1966 he taught at various universities, initially until 1969 as Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado in Denver and the University of Minnesota . He later taught at Haifa University , the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, New York's Columbia University , Denison University in Granville, Ohio , Ben Gurion University in the Negev, and Hanegev College in Sha'ar HaNegev .
Since 1988 he has been visiting professor and visiting scholar at the University of Hamburg , the University for Jewish Studies in Heidelberg, the Carl von Ossietzky University in Oldenburg , the Simon Dubnow Institute in Leipzig and the Herder Institute in Marburg.
He published in English, Slovak and German on German-Israeli relations and the history of the Jews in Slovakia.
- Germany and Israel 1945-1965. A neurotic relationship. Institute for Contemporary History, R. Oldenbourg, Munich 2004, ISBN 3-486-56764-0 .
- Carpathian diaspora: The Jews of Subcarpathien Rus and Mukachevo. Columbia University Press, New York 2008, ISBN 978-0880336192 .
- Alexander Korb: Yeshayahu A. Jelinek (1933–2016), Pioneer Historian of Central Europe and the Holocaust , in: Yad Vashem Studies 45/1 (2017), pp. 1–6.
- Udo Wengst : Foreword to: Yeshayahu A. Jelinek: Germany and Israel 1945-1965. A neurotic relationship. Institute for Contemporary History, R. Oldenbourg, Munich 2004, ISBN 3-486-56764-0 , pp. 13-15.
|SURNAME||Jelinek, Yeshayahu A.|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Jelinek, Yeshayahu Andrej (full name); Jelínek, Ješajahu Andrej (maiden name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Israeli historian|
|DATE OF BIRTH||July 16, 1933|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Prievidza|
|DATE OF DEATH||December 21, 2016|
|Place of death||Beer Sheva|