Irene Eber

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Irene Eber (born 1930 in Halle, née Geminder) is an Israeli Orientalist. She is the Louis Frieberg Professor of East Asian Studies (emeritus) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem at Jerusalem (Sinologist),[1] and Senior Fellow of the Harry S. Truman Research Institute. She lives in Jerusalem. She also specializes in translations from Chinese.


  • Chinese and Jews: Encounters Between Cultures. Vallentine Mitchell & Co Ltd. 2007
  • Chinese Tales. Introd. By Martin Buber, Transl. Alex Page. Humanity Books. 1998. ISBN 1-57392-612-4
  • The Jewish Bishop and the Chinese Bible: S.I.J. Schereschewsky (1831–1906). Brill Academic Pub. 1999. 304 p. ISBN 90-04-11266-9
  • Bible in Modern China. The Literary and Intellectual Impact. Steyler Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1999. With Nicolas Standaert, Arnulf Camps, and Jost Zetzsche.
  • Confucianism, the Dynamics of Tradition. Macmillan Library Reference. 1986
  • Influence, Translation and Parallels. Selected Studies on the Bible in China. With Marián Gálik. Steyler Verlagsbuchhandlung. 330 Seiten. ISBN 3-8050-0489-3
  • The Choice - Poland, 1939-1945. 2004. Schocken Books Inc., New York. Penguin Putnam Inc.,US. 240 p. ISBN 0-8052-4197-3 (A Holocaust survivor's story describes her experiences in wartime Mielec. Eber's book is a psychological analysis of coping with the destructive forces that engulfed her young life at Halle, Mielec, Brünnlitz (Brněnec), Krakau, Prag, Regensburg, Cham, München, Frankfurt am Main and Zeilsheim.)


  1. ^ "Voices from Shanghai Jewish Exiles in Wartime China". The University of Chicago Press. Retrieved 2010-06-14.