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Ariel Horowitz

Ariel Horowitz is a graduate student in Comparative Literature, focusing on twentieth-century Jewish literature, and the ways in which Jewish writers understand History, memory and the Jewish past. He is particularly interested in the works of, among others, Hannah Arendt, Yaakov Shabtai, and Philip Roth, and their literary and theoretical understandings of History, identity, space, and modernity.
 
Ariel holds a B.A. in Comparative Literature and Philosophy from the Hebrew University, and an M.A. in Comparative Literature from the Hebrew University, where he wrote his thesis in modern Hebrew literature, focusing on Israeli novelist Yaakov Shabtai and Jewish mysticism scholar Gershom Scholem. Other interests include political theology, literary theory, critical theory, religious studies, and the Novel.
 
Ariel is also a novelist: his debut novel, Our Finest, was published in Hebrew with Keter Publishing House in 2021. Before coming to Stanford, Ariel worked as a journalist, contributing to some of Israel's leading newspapers.

 

Education

M.A. (Summa Cum Laude), Comparative Literature, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2020
B.A., Comparative Literature and Philosophy, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2017