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Memorial Foundation Board Briefings - Past Awards of Scholarships and Fellowships

SELECTED LIST OF DISSERTATIONS RECEIVED
ACADEMIC YEAR 2000-2001

AHDUT, Eli: The Status of The Jewish Woman in Babylonia in the Talmudic Era. Hebrew University, 375 pp (Hebrew), August 1999.

AMID, Ya'acov: The Effectiveness of the Graphic Organizer as an Aid in the eaching of Talmudic Discourse. Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies, 157 pgs. (Hebrew), 1999.

FAUST, Avraham: The Social Structure of the Israelite Society during the 8th - 7th Centuries BCE according to the Archaeological Evidence. Bar Ilan University, 307 pgs. (Hebrew), 1999.

GARB, Jonathan: Power and Kavvanah in Kabbalah. Hebrew University, 338 pgs. (English), July 2000.

HABA, Ya'acov: Means Rea in Homicide According to Jewish Law. Bar Ilan University, 339 pgs. (Hebrew), 1999.

HARRIS, Robert: Modaot L'Arichat Hamikreh Etzel Parshanei Tzfon Tsorfat. Hebrew University, Magnes Press, 289-310 offprint (Hebrew).

HELMAN, Anat: The Development of Civil Society and Urban Culture in Tel-Aviv during the 1920s and 1930s. Hebrew University, 401 pgs. (Hebrew), 2000.

KRUTIKOV, Mikhail: Representations of Crisis in the Yiddish Novel, 1905-1914. Jewish Theological Seminary, UMI Dissertation Services, 372 pgs. (English), 1998.

LEVEEN, Adriane: Monumental Tasks: The Problem of Memory in The Book of Numbers. University of California, Berkeley, 304 pgs. (English), Spring 2000.

LEVINE, Michelle: The Poetics of Characterization in Nahmanides' Commentary on Genesis. New York University, UMI Dissertation Services, 784 pgs. (English), 2000.

MARGOLIN: Ron: The Interiorization of Religious Life and Thought at the Beginning of Hasidism: Its Sources and Epistemological Basis. Hebrew University, 400 pgs. (Hebrew), 1999.

PADRES, Ilana: The Biography of Ancient Israel. Hakibbutz Hameuchad Publishing. 136 pgs. (Hebrew), 2001.

POSEQ, Avigdor: Soutine: His Jewish Modality. Hebrew University.

RADZYNER, Amihai: Foundations of Dine Qenasot in Talmudic Law. Bar Ilan Univeristy, 388 pgs. (Hebrew), 2001.

RAMON, Einat: God, The Mother: A Critique of Domination in the Religious Zionist Thought of A.D. Gordon (1856-1922). Stanford University, 296 pgs. (English), 1999.

REBHUN, Uzi: Migration, Community and Identification: Jews in Late 20th Century America.

REGEV, Eyal: The Sadducean Halakhah and the Influence of the Sadducees on Social and Religious Life in the Land of Israel. Bar Ilan University, 345 pgs. (Hebrew), 1999.

ROSENBERG, Pnina: Visual Art in Southern French Concentration Camps as Reflecting the Every Day Life of the Inmates. University of Haifa, Vol. 1& 2, 1999.

SOKOLOVA, Alla: Architectural Environment of the Podolian Shtetls of 18th and 19th Centuries. 703 pgs. (Russian)n, 2000.

TA'IR, Uriel: The Jewish Identity of Educators Working in Jewish Schools (Russian) in the 1990's. Hebrew University, 183 pgs. (Hebrew), May 2000.

WARNKE, Nina: Reforming the New York Yiddish Theater: The Cultural Politics of Immigrant Intellectuals and the Yiddish Press, 1887-1910. Columbia University, 206 pgs. (English), 2001.

WATAD, Ali: Hamelis - A Lexicon attributed to Pinhas Hakohen ben Joseph Harrabban.

WEINBERG, Nancy: Labor Market Attainment in a Context of Mass Migration: Soviet Jewish Immigrants in Israel. Stanford University, 157 pgs. (English), 2000.

WEINGARTEN, Ettel: Psychological and Cosmological Love in Spinoza's Ethics Bearing in Mind Leone Ebreo's Dialogues of Love. Hebrew University, 388 pgs. in French, 2000.

WEISER, Keith: The Politics of Yiddish: Noyekh Prilutski and the Folksparty in Poland , 1900-1926. Columbia University, 374 pgs. (English), 2001.

WOLF, Michal: Legal Constraints on Wife-Beating in the Talmudic Literature and Jewish Law. 639-663 pgs. (English).