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Memorial Foundation Board Briefings - Past Awards of Scholarships and Fellowships

SELECTED LIST OF DISSERTATIONS
RECEIVED ACADEMIC YEAR 2001-2002

AMID, Yaacov: Graphic Organizers in the Understanding and Teaching of Talmudic Discourse. 7 pages, 2001.

BAADER, Maria: Inventing Bourgeois Judaism: Jewish Culture, Gender, and Religion in Germany, 1800-1970. Columbia University, 476 pages in English, 2002.

BAUMGARTEN, Elisheva: Mothers and Children: The Medieval Jewish Experience. Hebrew University, 386 pages in Hebrew, 2000.

BENJAMIN, Alan F.: Jews of the Dutch Caribbean: Exploring Ethnic Identity on Curacao. Routledge, 200 pages in English, 2002.

BENJAMIN, Lya: Evreii Din Romania In Texte Istoriografice. Editura Hasefer, 658 pages in Romanian, 2002.

BERMAN, Joshua: The Battle Report as Narrative Analogy in Biblical Literature. Bar-Ilan University, 299 pages in English, January 2002.

EDELSTEIN, Monica: Zar Spirit Possession Among Ethiopian Jews in Israel: Discourses and Performances in Religious Identity, Psychiatry and Public Culture. 250 pages in English, 2001.

EMANUEL, Simcha: Sugiyot Bemechkar Hatalmud. Ha'akedemia Haleumit Haisraelit, 125-163 offprint, 2001.

FREEZE, ChaeRan Y.: Jewish Marriage and Divorce in Imperial Russia. University Press of New England, 399 pages in English, 2002.

GARB, Jonathan: Kinds of Power: Rabbinic Texts and the Kabbalah. Kabbalah Journal for the Study of Jewish Mystical Texts, volume 6, 45-70 offprint, 2001.

GILBOA, Ayelet: Southern Phoenicia During Iron Age I-IIA in the Light of the Tel Dor Excavations: The Evidence of Pottery. Hebrew University, 2001.

GOTTLIEB, Eli: Religious Thinking in Childhood and Adolescence: Argumentative Reasoning and the Justification of Religious Belief. Hebrew University, 427 pages in English, 2001.

HOLMES, Virginia: The Inviolability of Human Life: Pacifism and the Jews in Weimar Germany. Binghamton University, 376 pages, 2001.

HUGHES, Aaron: Philosophy's Mythos Aesthetics, The Imagination, and The Philosophical Novel in Medieval Jewish and Islamic Thought. Film.

KLEINMAN, Ron: Merchant Customs (Lex Mercatoria) Relating to Methods Of Acquisition in Jewish Law: Kinyan Situmta. Bar-Ilan University, 428 pages in Hebrew, 2000.

KLIGMAN, Mark: Modes of Prayer: Arabic Maqamat in the Sabbath Morning Liturgical Music of the Syrian Jews in Brooklyn. UMI Dissertation Services, 511 pages in English, 1997.

KOTLERMAN, Boris: Yiddish in Birobijan. Bar-Ilan University, Hebrew, 2001.

MOSHAVI, Adina: The Pragmatics of Word Order in Biblical Hebrew: A Statistical Analysis. Yeshiva University, 409 pages in English, 2000.

RADENSKY, Paul: Hasidism in the Age of Reform: A Biography of Rabbi Duvid Ben Mordkhe Twersky of Tal'Noye. Jewish Theological Seminary, 241 pages, 2001.

RAVIV, Yael: Recipe for a Nation: Cuisine, Jewish Nationalism, and the Israeli State. 281 pages in English, 2002.

ROSENBERG, Lilach: Women and Gender in Religious Zionism: Organization, Settlement and Defense, 1918-1948. Bar-Ilan University, 403 pages in Hebrew, 2001.

ZELTSER, Arkadi: Jewish Periodicals in the Former Soviet Union, 1998-1999. Ahva Press, 156 pages in English, Spring 2001.

ZELTSER, Arkadi: The Shtetl During the Great Watershed of 1929-1931: The Case of Vitebsk Region. Hebrew University, Jews in Eastern Europe, pages 5-33 in English, Winter 2001.

ZOLTAN, Vagi: Aranyvonat. Osiris, 304 pages in Hungarian, 2001.