Israel
Bartal

Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Ella Darivoff Fellowship

Research Topic

From Corporation to Nation: The Jews of Eastern Europe, 1772-1881

The Uses of History: Jewish Orthodoxy and the Transmission of Tradition

Fellowship

2008–2009

Working to expose the shifting linkages between commerce and culture in Jewish life from medieval to modern times.

2002–2003

Mining the extraordinarily rich history and culture of East European Jewry.

1999–2000

Devoting an entire year of study to the subject of Christian Hebraism, especially in early modern Europe.

1995–1996

Looking at the relationship of oral and written modes of cultural transmission, the relative values of these modes in different Jewish cultural moments and locales, and the relationship of transmission to authority.

2011–2012

Applying an interdisciplinary approach to the richness and diversity of travel writing.