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EZRA  MENDELSOHN,  RACHEL & MICHAEL EDELMAN PROF EMERITUS OF HIST OF EUROPEAN J HOLOCAUST
Status : EMERITUS Birth place : NEW YORK, N.Y.
Office Phone: 02-653-5298 Fax:
E-Mail: msezrame@mscc.huji.ac.il
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Department Faculty  
HARMAN INSTITUTE 0F CONTEMPORARY JEWRY FACULTY OF HUMANITIES Dept. Description
HISTORY OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE FACULTY OF HUMANITIES Dept. Description
RUSSIAN AND SLAVIC STUDIES FACULTY OF HUMANITIES Dept. Description
German, Russian and Eastern European Stu FACULTY OF HUMANITIES Dept. Description
 
Academic Degree   Institution Year
Ph.D. COLUMBIA UNIV. 1966
 
Academic Position   Year
EMERITUS 2002
PROFESSOR 1983
ASSOC. PROFESSOR 1979
SENIOR LECTURER 1972
LECTURER 1969
 
Administrative Position   From To
Chair, Inst. of Contemporary Jewry 1988 1990
Chair, Inst. of Contemporary Jewry 1998 2001
 
External Academic Positions and Awards
Visiting Prof.: Univ. of Mich., 1979-80; UCLA, 1983-84;
NYU, 1991
Prof. of History, Boston Univ., 2002-06.
Co-editor, Studies in Contemporary Jewry, l984-2009.
Co-editor, Zion., since 2007.
Awards and Honors:
Isr. Jefroykin Award, 1978; Wischintzer Prize, 1995
Orbis Prize, Am. Assn. for Advancement of Slavic Stud., 2003
Lifetime Achievement Award in Jewish Scholarship, Nat'l
Foundation for Jewish Culture, NY, 2005.
Bialik Prize, 2008 (for book on Maurycy Gottlieb: Art,
History, Memory. Jerusalem, Shazar Center, 2006).
 
Research Interests
Jews in Eastern Europe. Jewish politics. Jews and the arts.
 
Research Projects
Jewish universalism - book in preparation (for a series published by
 
Selected Publications
Publication Title   Year
Against the Grain: Jewish Intellectuals in Hard Times. 2013
The Czernowitz Conference: Contexts, ironies, and the verdict of 2010
The Jewish-Protestant Conundrum (Studies in Contemporary Jewry, 2010
Lizkor vegam lishkoah: mabat yisraeli al historiografiyah 2009
Jews and the Sporting Life (Studies in Contemporary Jewry, 2009
Introduction. In: 2009
Max Liebermann's The Twelve Year Old Jesus in the Temple: 2009
Jacob Talmon between 'good' and 'bad' nationalism. 2008
A Jewish artistic canon. In: 2008
The Revolution of 1905 and Russia's Jews. Philadelphia: 2008
Zion. (Journal), 2007-2009 2007
Zwischen grossen Erwartungen und bosem erwachen: Das Ende der 2007
Introductory essay: On the Jewish artistic canon. 2007
Jews and the State (Studies in Contemporary Jewry, vol. 19). 2004
Jews, communism and art in interwar America. In: 2004
Jewish national politics in Eastern Europe: Core and periphery. 2003
Jewish universalism: Some visual texts and sub-texts. In: 2003
Painting a People: Maurycy Gottlieb and Jewish Art. 2002
Art and Jewish-Polish relations: Matejko and Gottlieb at the 2000
On Moshe Mishkinsky. 2000
People of the City: Jews and the Urban Challenge. 1999
The paradoxes of nationalism: Ethnic nationalism in the U.S. 1998
Art and Jewish history: Maurycy Gottlieb's "Jesus Preaching at 1997
Studies in Contemporary Jewry. vol. 12: 1996
Essential Papers on Jews and the Left. New York, New 1996
'Jewish' art?: The case of the Soyer Brothers. 1994
Should we take notice of Berthe Weill? 1994
Studies in Contemporary Jewry. vol. 9: 1993
On Modern Jewish Politics. New York, Oxford University 1993
Studies in Contemporary Jewry. vol.6: Art and Its 1990
Imperial Russia, 1700-1917: State, Society, Opposition. 1989
The Jews of Poland Between Two World Wars. 1989
Studies on Polish Jewry - Paul Glikson Memorial Volume. 1987
 
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