Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Ellie and Herbert D. Katz Distinguished Fellowship
Charles W. and Sally Rothfeld Fellowship

Research Topic

A Manual of Hebrew Manuscripts: Medieval Book Production and Design

Codicological Study of Jewish and Christian Manuscripts and Scribal Collaboration

Medieval Hebrew Codicology: History and Typology of Medieval Manuscripts, Books,and Texts



Studying all facets of the Jewish book—treating it as a historical agent in Jewish culture and as a medium of exchange within the larger cultures in which Jews have lived.


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


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.