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Memorial Foundation Board Briefings - Past Awards of Scholarships and Fellowships

SELECTED LIST OF DISSERTATIONS RECEIVED
ACADEMIC YEAR 2002-2003


BEN-MEIR, Orna: Jewish Symbolism on the Hebrew Stage. Tel-Aviv University, 364 pages in Hebrew, June 2002.

CAPKOVA, Katerina: "Czechs, Germans, Jews? National Identity of Bohemian Jews during the First Republic (1918-1938)". Judaica Bohemiae, offprint pages 106-158, 2002.

COHEN, Judah: Becoming a Reform Jewish Cantor: A Study in Cultural Investment. UMI Dissertation Services, 497 pages in English, April 2002.

GREENBLATT, Rachel: The Shapes of Memory: Evidence in Stone from the Old Jewish Cemetery in Prague. Pages 43-67 offprint, Leo Baeck Institute Year Book XLVII, 2002.

HACHAM, Noah: The Third Book of Maccabees: Literature, History and Ideology. Hebrew University, 269 pages in Hebrew, December 2002.

HAR-SHEFI, Bitkha: Women and Halakha in the Years 1050-1350 C.E. Between Law and Custom. Hebrew University, 353 pages in Hebrew, 2002.

HECHT, Louise: An Intellectual Biography of the Maskil Peter Beer: His Role in the Formation of Modern Jewish Historiography and Education in Bohemia. Hebrew University, 434 pages in German, 2002.

HUGHES, Aaron: The Three Worlds of Ibn Ezra’s Hay ben Meqitz. University of Calgary, pages 1-24 in English, Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy,
Vol. 11, No. 1, 2002.

KAGANOVITCH, Albert: The Attitude of the Czarist Administration to the Bukharan Jews and Their Legal Status in Turkestan in the Years 1867-1917. Hebrew University, 394 pages in Russian, 2003.

KAPLAN, Zvi Jonathan: French Jewry and the Problem of Church and State: 1848-1905. UMI Dissertation Services, 223 pages in English, 2003.

MARIENBERG, Evyatar: Niddah: Etudes sur la Baraita de Niddah et sur la conceptualisation de la menstruation dans le monde chertien de l’epoque medievale a nos jours. Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, 592 pages in French.

MARKS, Susan: Jewish Wedding Rituals in the Greco-Roman Period: A Reconsideration of Received Ritual. University of Pennsylvania, 324 pages in English, 2003.

MORRIS-REICH, Amos: Disciplinary Paradigms and Jewish Assimilation: The Jews as Object of Research in Early Formulations of Social Science. Hebrew University, 573 pages in Hebrew and English, September 2003.

REINER, Avraham: Rabbenu Tam and His Contemporaries: Relationships, Influences and Methods of Interpretation of the Talmud. Hebrew University, 339 pages in Hebrew, 2002.

RESHEF, Yael: Tzurat Hacavod B’Lishonam shel Dovrei Haivrit B’Tel Aviv B’Tkufat Hamandat. Tel Aviv University, offprint pages 299-327, Teudah 18 Midabrim Ivrit, 5762.

RUBIO, Mercedes: Maimonides and Aquinas on the Possibility of the Knowledge of God. Hebrew University, 289 pages in English, 2001.

SHOHAM-STEINER, Ephraim: Social Attitudes Towards Marginal Individuals in Jewish Medieval European Society. Hebrew University, 354 pages in Hebrew, 2002.

SHOHAM-STEINER, Ephraim: An Ultimate Pariah? Jewish Social Attitudes toward Jewish Lepers in Medieval Western Europe. Pages 237-268 in English, Social Research Vol. up, No. 1 (Spring 2003), 2002.

SIMMONS, Erica: Mothering The Nation: The Hadassah Organization’s Social Welfare Project in the Yishuv and Israel, 1912-1960. University of Toronto, 329 pages in English, 2004.

TRACHTENBERG, Barry: From Zhargon to Visenshaft: The Generation of 1905 and the Transformation of Yiddish. University of California, Los Angels, 247 pages in English, 2004.

VANNING, Stewart: Medieval Christian and Jewish Approaches to the Sins of King Solomon and his Salvation or Damnation with Special Referecne to the Treatise of Philip of Harvengt. Bar Ilan University, 366 pages in English, August 2002.