1999-2000 | Hebraica Veritas? Christian Hebraists, Jews, and the Study of Judaism in Early Modern Europe

*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
Malachi Beit-Arie 
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Charles W. and Sally Rothfeld Fellowship

Full Year Fellow

Codicological Study of Jewish and Christian Manuscripts and Scribal Collaboration

Silvia Berti 
Università degli Studi di Roma

Samuel Grunfeld Fellowship

Full Year Fellow

Jews, Christian Hebraists, and the Anti-Christian Enlightenment

Stephen Burnett 
University of Nebraska

Fall Term Fellow

Professors of Hebrew as Mediators of Jewish Scholarship in Reformation-Era Germany

Allison Coudert 
Arizona State University

Moses Aaron Dropsie Fellowship

Full Year Fellow

Christian Hebraists in the 17th Century

Yaacov Deutsch 
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Full Year Fellow

“Ethographic” Descriptions of Judaism in the Writings of Western European Christian Scholars

Harvey  E. Goldberg 
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Fall Term Fellow

The Aftermath of Christian Hebraism in the Mid- Twentieth Century: Between Anthropology and the “Judeo-Christian Tradition”

Joseph R. Hacker 
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Maurice Amado Foundation Fellowship

Full Year Fellow

Elizabethan Englishmen and Ottoman Jews: An Encounter on Ottoman Soil

Chaim Hames 
Ben-Gurion University

Lucius N. Littauer Fellowship

Spring Term Fellow

Hebrew Translation of Ramon Llull’s Ars brevis: Jewish-Christian Interaction in 15th-Century Italy

Michael Heyd 
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Charles W. and Sally Rothfeld Fellowship

Spring Term Fellow

Sabbatianism as ‘Enthusiasm’: Christian Responses to Shabbetai Zevi

Moshe Idel 
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Ellie and Herbert D. Katz Distinguished Fellowship

Fall Term Fellow

Symbolism: From Pythagoreanism, to Christian Kabbalah, to Modern Scholarship

Fabrizio Lelli 
Università degli Studi di Lecce

Lucius N. Littauer Fellowship

Fall Term Fellow

Christian-Jewish Theological Interrelations in the Fifteenth Century

Ora Limor 
Open University of Israel

Erika A. Strauss Teaching Fellowship

Full Year Fellow

Sefer ha-nizzachon of Yom-Tov Lipmann Muhlhausen: A Jewish-Christian Encounter

Nils Roemer 
Columbia University

Full Year Fellow

Chronology, Geography, and the Perception of Jewish History between Baroque and Enlightenment

Wilhelm Schmidt-Biggemann 
Freie Universität Berlin

Fall Term Fellow

Judeo-Christian Philosophical Syncretism in the 17th and 18th Centuries

Jeffrey S. Shoulson 
University of Miami

Martin Gruss Fellowship

Full Year Fellow

Milton and the Rabbis: Hebraism, Hellenism, and Christianity

Guy Stroumsa 
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Ellie and Herbert D. Katz Distinguished Fellowship

Spring Term Fellow

Christian Hebraists and the Birth of Comparative Religion

Piet Van Boxel 
Leo Baeck College and King's College

Spring Term Fellow

Paulus Fagius’ Latin Translation of Targum Onkelos

Joanna Weinberg 
Leo Baeck College and University of Oxford

Spring Term Fellow

The German Ezra: Sebastian Munster’s Approach to Jews, Jewish Languages, and Texts

Israel Yuval 
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Erika A. Strauss Teaching Fellowship

Spring Term Fellow

Sepher ha-nizzachon of Yom-Tov Lipmann Muhlhausen: A Jewish-Christian Encounter

Short-term Fellows

Yosef Kaplan 
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Adjunct Fellows

Israel Bartal 
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Elisheva Baumgarten 
Bar-Ilan University
Matt Goldish 
University of Arizona
Anthony Grafton 
Princeton University
Aaron Katchen 
Brandeis University
Beth Kissileff 
Shaw University
Peter Miller 
University of Maryland
Jason Rosenblatt 
Georgetown University