Research Group

Edward Fram

Edward (Ted) Fram

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Ben-Gurion University

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Edward Fram is a professor and senior lecturer in the department of history at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. His major area of interest is the history of Jewish culture in eastern Europe in the pre-modern age, with a focus on the history of Jewish law and how it was adapted to face new situations.

2018-2019 Fellow: Rethinking Early Modern Jewish Legal Culture 

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Anthony Day

J. Anthony Day

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Independent Scholar

Anthony Day teaches world literature and Southeast Asian history, and writes scholarly articles on Southeast Asian literature and film. Formerly a faculty member at Yale-NUS College Singapore, Dr. Day is now an independent scholar. 

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2018-2019 Fellow: New Directions in the Study of Javanese Literature

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Yehuda Halper

Yehuda Halper

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Bar-Ilan University

Yehuda Halper is a senior lecturer at the Department of Jewish Thought, at Bar-Ilan University.

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His research examines topics at the intersections of philosophy and religion and of Judaism and Islam in the Middle Ages and Renaissance. He is particularly interested in the philosophical background underlying Zionist thought and the intellectual movements that drew from religious and philosophical sources to form the Zionist enterprise.

2018-2019 Organizer: The Reception and Impact of Aristotelian Logic in Medieval Jewish Culture

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Jay Berkovitz

Jay Berkowitz

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University of Massachusetts

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Jay Berkovitz is Professor and Chair of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies.His research and teaching focus is on the early modern history of European Jews, with special emphasis on Jewish law, family, ritual, and communal governance. A member of the Academic Advisory Council of the Center for Jewish History and of the Academic Advisory Committee of the Rothberg International School of the Hebrew University, he currently serves as joint editor-in-chief of the academic journal Jewish History.

2018-2019 Organizer: Rethinking Early Modern Jewish Legal Culture

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Tsevi Mazeh

Tsevi Mazeh

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Tel Aviv University
Tsevi Mazeh is Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Tel Aviv University.
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 Throughout his career, he has functioned as both theorist and observer, and is a popular writer and public speaker on Astronomy, History of Science, and Science and Religion. Currently, Mazeh is leading an international effort to detect planets and brown-dwarfs by novel relativistic effects. 

2018-2019 Organizer:Big Data and Planets

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Tony Street

Tony Street

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University of Cambridge

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Tony Street is the assistant director of research in Islamic Studies at the University of Cambridge. His research interests focus on the intellectual history of the Islamic world through the twelfth and thirteenth centuries CE, a period of fruitful tension between Aristotelian philosophy and the Islamic sciences. He concentrates above all on the logical texts which developed through this period, and the reasons for their growing independence from the Aristotelian tradition.

2018-2019 Fellow: The Reception and Impact of Aristotelian Logic in Medieval Jewish Culture

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