1994-1995 | History - Remembered, Recovered, Invented: Historical Memory and the Construction of Tradition

*Note: The fellows' academic affiliation listed below reflects their post the year they were a fellow only, and may not be current.

Fellow Area of Research
Jonathan Elukin 
Hebrew University of JerusalemFull Year Fellow

Christian Europe's Construction of Jewish History: Understanding of Josephus during the Renaissance and Reformation

Judah Goldin 
University of PennsylvaniaFull Year Fellow

Tannaitic Midrash

Moshe Greenberg 
Hebrew University of JerusalemFull Year Fellow

Commentary to the Book of Ezekiel

Elliott Horowitz 
Bar-Ilan UniversityFull Year Fellow

Purim Celebration and Anti-Christian Expression among the Jews of Medieval and Early Modern Euorpe

Sara Japhet 
Hebrew University of JerusalemFull Year Fellow

Biblical Historiography

Allen Kerkeslager 
University of PennsylvaniaFull Year Fellow

Egyptian-Jewish Tensions in First-Century Alexandria: The Influence of Religious Traditions and History on Social Processes

Berel Lang 
State University of New YorkFull Year Fellow

Between Memory and History: The Role of Moral Judgment in Understanding and Representing the Holocaust

Robert Liberles 
Ben-Gurion UniversityFall Term Fellow

The Holocaust and the Rewriting of Jewish History

Gideon Libson 
Hebrew University of JerusalemFull Year Fellow

Authority of Custom in Jewish Law: The Role of Historical Memory and Tradition in Jewish Society of Muslim Lands (7-11th Centuries)

David Myers 
University of California, L.A.Spring Term Fellow

Beyond History: Anti-Historicism in Modern Jewish Thought

Elchanan Reiner 
Tel Aviv UniversityFull Year Fellow

Changing Attitudes toward Knowledge in Eastern European Jewry of the Early Modern Period; Popular Religion and Holy Shrines in the Land of Israel during the Middle Ages

Michael Silber 
Hebrew University of JerusalemFull Year Fellow

Inventor of Traditions: Akiva Schlesinger and the Construction of Ultra-Orthodoxy and Zionism

Haym Soloveitchik 
Yeshiva UniversityFull Year Fellow

Yeyn Nesekh: A Study in Accommodation and Steadfastness; Contemporary Orthodoxy and the Transformation of Tradition

Israel Yuval 
Hebrew University of JerusalemFull Year Fellow

Historiographical Works and Historiosophical Attitudes of Medieval German Jewry

Yael Zerubavel 
University of PennsylvaniaFull Year Fellow

Myths and Rituals of National Rebirth: Exodus and the Desert in Modern Israeli Culture