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Women's Torah Study: The Idea and the Meaning
By Dr. Hanah Kehat

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Applications for the Fanya Gottesfeld Heller Grants (Student, Research, Travel, Translation) can be submitted untill January 1 , 2014.

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Disguises, Secrets, Veils: Leah's Eyes

Prof. Judith Tydor Baumel-Schwartz

Prof. Judith Tydor Baumel-Schwartz is the Director of the Fanya Gottesfeld Heller Center for the Study of Women in Judaism since 2011, Chairs the Graduate Program in Contemporary Jewry, and is a professor of Jewish History at Bar-Ilan University. She is the author of numerous books and articles and specializes in topics pertaining to Gender, Jewish religious life, the Holocaust, Memory, State of Israel, and Commemoration. Among her books are Double Jeopardy: Gender and the Holocaust (Vallentine Mitchell 1998), The Bergson Boys and the Origins of Contemporary Zionist Militancy (Syracuse UP 2005) and Perfect Heroes: The World War II Parachutists and the making of Collective Israeli Memory (University Press of Wisconsin, 2010).



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