Simon Dubnow Institute
for Jewish History and Culture at Leipzig University

Grit N. Scheffer (Librarian)

Email: scheffer(at)

Phone: +49 341 21735-58

Fax: +49 341 21735-786


Grit N. Scheffer has headed the library of the Dubnow Institute since 1995. Between 1989 and 1993 she studied Library Science at the University for Technology, Economy and Culture HTWK, Leipzig, and completed her diploma degree in 1993. Subject of the diploma thesis: »Bibliothekarische Ausbildung in Israel: ein Überblick«. Between 1993 and 1994 she was employed as a librarian in the Tiberias City Library in Israel; she also served as a volunteer at Yad Sarah Israel.