Research Group

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Ezra Mendelsohn

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The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Ezra is a professor in the Institute of Contemporary Jewry and the Department of Russian Studies at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
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Zvi Jagendorf

FELLOW
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Zvi is a professor in the Departments of English and Theatre at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
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Elliott Horowitz

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Bar-Ilan University
Elliott is a professor in the Department of Jewish History at Bar-Ilan University.
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Richard Cohen

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The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Richard is a professor in the Department of History of the Jewish People at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
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Walter Cahn

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Yale University
Walter is a professor in the Department of History of Art at the Yale University.

Visual Culture and Modern Jewish Society

[RG #64] Visual Culture and Modern Jewish Society

February - August 1996

Organizers:

Richard Cohen (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Ezra Mendelsohn (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

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This Research Group is composed of scholars in a number of disciplines: art history, Jewish history, theatre, sociology and anthropology. All are interested in the ways in which the study of modern Jewish society can be advanced through a study of visual images, ranging from high art to caricatures, exhibitions in museums and world fairs and the stage. Another principle concern in to examine how certain images can be better understood by placing them in their proper Jewish context.

 

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Israel Shatzman

FELLOW
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Israel is a professor in the Department of History at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
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Francis Schmidt

FELLOW
École Pratique des Hautes Études
Francis is a professor in the Section des Sciences Religieuses at École Pratique des Hautes Études.
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Uriel Rappaport

FELLOW
University of Haifa
Uriel is a professor in the Department of Jewish History at the University of Haifa.
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Joseph Meleze-Modrzejewski

FELLOW
Pantheon-Sorbonne University/ Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes
Joseph is a professor in the Centre de recherches d'histoire ancienne at Pantheon-Sorbonne University, and in the Section des Sciences Historiques et …
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Erich Gruen

FELLOW
UC Berkeley
Erich is a professor in the Department of History and Classics at the University of California at Berkeley.
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Dan Barag

FELLOW
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Dan is a professor in the Institute of Archaeology at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Meeting of Cultures in the Hellenistic Roman World

[RG #63] Meeting of Cultures in the Hellenistic Roman World

September 1995 - August 1996

Organizers: 

Uriel Rappaport (University of Haifa)
Israel Shatzman (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

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The Research Group will explore a wide range of historical and cultural themes relating to the Mediterranean world in Hellenistic and Roman times. The disciplines of history, palaeography, archaeology, numismatics, legal history, Talmudic studies and classical philology will all play a key role in deepening the group's research.

 

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