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Program

DIVISION A

THE BIBLE AND ITS WORLD

|100 |70 Years of Discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls (Plenary Session) |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 17:00-19:00, Dan Wassong Auditorium

Chairperson: Esther Chazon

| |Hindy Najman (en) |

Rewriting Redemption: Interpretative Poetics in The Apostrophe to Zion (11Q5, column 22)

| |Michael Segal (en) |

The Motif of "Seventy Years" in Jewish Literature of the Second Temple Period

| |Emanuel Tov (en) |

The Exegesis of the Bible Enriched by the Dead Sea Scrolls

| |Devorah Dimant (en) |

The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Jewish Apocryphal Literature

|101 |The Forefathers in Genesis |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2506

Chairperson: Berel Dov Lerner

| |Galy Dinnur (he) |

Avraham: Universal Designation and Personal Designation

| |Yosefa Rachaman (he) |

The Astonishing Story of the Birth of Isaac (Gen 21:1-8)

| |George Savran (he) |

Fluidity of Identity in the Jacob Cycle

| |Adi Blecher (he) |

Intergenerational Struggles and Conflicts in the Narratives of the Book of Genesis

|102 |The Torah Literature |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2603

Chairperson: George Savran

| |Bruce Wells (en) |

The Garden of Eden and Neo-Babylonian Temple Administration

| |Aviah Hacohen (he) |

The First Commandment and its Interpretation in the Books of Deuteronomy and Hosea

| |Sergey Grigorishin (en) |

Gen 1:1-31 Interpreted as an Ancient Near Eastern Lexical List: A New Hypothesis

| |Berel Dov Lerner (en) |

Abraham and Sodom: Divine Morality Encounters Human Morality

|103 |Religious Ritual in the Bible |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2603

| |Jonathan Grossman (he) |

Processed and Unprocessed Grain Offerings (Leviticus 2)

| |Micha Roi (he) |

The Law of the Sotah and the Cup of Wrath: Between Substantive Law and Adjectival Law

| |Yitzhaq Feder (en) |

Death Impurity and the Expression ṭame’ l’nefesh

| |Miri Brumer (he) |

"Take the Finest Spices..." ("Besamim") (Exod 30:23), "Take Sweet Spices..." ("Samim") (Exod 30: 34): The Mystery of Perfumes and Drugs in Holy Anointment Oil and Sacred Incense

|104 |Law and Ideology |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2603

| |Emmanuel Usue (en) |

Land Ownership in Post-exilic Yehud: Affinities for Discerning Ideological Meta-Narratives of Resource Control in the Niger-Delta in Nigeria

| |Itamar Kislev (he) |

The Equalization of the Ger and the Israelite in the Torah: The Formation of the Priestly Source

| |Amnon Shapira (he) |

The Failure of the Early Monarchy in the Bible as Part of a Wider Paradigm of Religious "Anarchy"

|105 |Deuteronomistic History |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2403

| |Hana Cohen Yadan (he) |

Spatial Conceptualization and the Imagery of Space in the Rahab Story in Joshua 2 and 6

| |Yitzhak Berger (en) |

Samson, Delilah, and Balaam: Allusion and Meaning in the Book of Judges

| |Yuval Vadee (he) |

The Period of the Judges: Only Two Hundred Years

| |Shaul Bar (en) |

Samuel vs. Saul

|106 |Former Prophets |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2603

Chairperson: Jeremiah Unterman

| |Ruth Danino Lichtenstein (he) |

The Riddle of the King in the Book of Samuel

| |Naama Yahalom-Mack (he) |

Tel Abel Beth Maacah: A "City and a Mother" in the Hula Valley

| |Orly Keren (he) |

Jonadab the Son of Shimeah: A Controversial Figure

| |Shira Carmel (he) |

Stages in the Formation of the Book of Kings: A Comparison of 1Kgs 8:46-61 and 2 Chr 6:36-7:4

|107 |Latter Prophets I |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2506

Chairperson: David (Dmitry) Kopeliovich

| |Rachel Frish (he) |

The Function of the Tradition of Wisdom in Jeremiah`s Rhetoric: Descriptions of Creation as a Case Study

| |Ariel Kopilovitz (he) |

Uprooted and Dried Cedar – On Ezekiel`s Approach toward Jehoiachin in Ezekiel 17

| |Rachel Borovsky (he) |

The Levitical and Priestly Hierarchy in Ezekiel`s Temple Vision With a Focus on 44:6-16

| |Betsalel Kawka (he) |

Why Did Jonah flee to Tarshish? The Background for the Writing of the Book of Jonah

|108 |Latter Prophets II |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2603

| |Jeremiah Unterman (en) |

Why in Only the Jewish Bible Did the Prophets Address the People?

| |David (Dmitry) Kopeliovich (he) |

From Absence to Presence: Jeremiah in the Book of Kings and in the Book of Chronicles

| |Lucas Martins (en) |

Intertextuality and Jeremiah’s Symbolic Actions

| |Dominick Hernandez (en) |

Faithful or Fickle Judah? Hosea 12:1-3 in Philological Perspective

|109 |Zion in the Book of the Twelve Prophets |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, 530 Seminar Room, Mandel Building

Chairperson: Michael Avioz

| |Michael Avioz (en) |

Zion in the Book of Nahum

| |Marvin A. Sweeney (en) |

Swords into Plowshares or Plowshares into Swords? The Intertextual Debate between Isaiah and the Book of the Twelve on Zion

| |Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer (en) |

Zion in Post-Monarchic Prophetic Texts

| |Yisca Zimran (en) |

Why will Jerusalem be Destroyed? (Micah 3:9-12)

|110 |Hagiographa |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2605

| |Itzhak Amar (he) |

The Characterizations of Rehoboam and Jeroboam as a Reflection of the Chronicler’s View of the Schism

| |Neriah Klein (he) |

The Marriage of Hezron and the Daughter of Machir and its Consequences (1 Chr. 2:21-23): A Criticism of Intermarriage?

| |Yoav Barzilay (he) |

King Solomon as Anti-Hero in the Song of Songs

| |Nitsa Nave (he) |

The Mysterious Figure of Personalized Wisdom in Proverbs: A New Explanation

|111 |Biblical Poetry |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 14:30-16:30, Room: 2403

Chairperson: Sarah Schwartz

| |Ed Greenstein (he) |

Pre-Biblical Hebrew Poetry

| |Nava Cohen (he) |

Psalm 30: Historiosophy and Historical Inspiration

| |Orit Avnery (he) |

The Conclusion of Song of Songs as a Key to Understanding the Scroll

|112 |Psalter Mini-Conference I: Reading the Psalter as a Book |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2603

Chairperson: Gianni (Gianguerrino) Barbiero

| |Benjamin Gesundheit (en) |

Contextual Interpretation of the Psalter: An Overview

| |Philip Sumpter (en) |

A Canonical Reading of the Collection of Psalms15-24

| |Sarah Schwartz (he) |

Bridge Over Troubled Waters: Nationalism and Universalism in Psalm 147

|113 |Psalter Mini-Conference II: Contextual Interpretation of the Psalter as a Book |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2603

Chairperson: Benjamin Gesundheit

| |Alessandro Coniglio (en) |

The Echoes of the Thirteen Midot (Exod 34:6) in the Holistic Design of the Psalter

| |Marco Pavan (en) |

Book III: Its Coherence, Structure and Story

| |Till Magnus Steiner (en) |

From Zion to Death: Structure and Theology of the First Korahite Collection (Ps 42-49)

| |Gianni (Gianguerrino) Barbiero (en) |

The Collection of Psalms 3-14

|114 |Biblical Thought |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2603

Chairperson: Yitzhak Berger

| |Yoshi Fargeon (he) |

Why, O Lord, Do You Lead us Astray? God’s Involvement in Lying and Deception in Biblical Narrative

| |Ariel Seri-Levi (he) |

Human and Divine “ḥārôn ʾaff” ("Anger"?) in the Hebrew Bible

| |Ayelet Seidler (he) |

Fasting, Sackcloth, and Ashes in Nineveh and Shushan

| |Naama Zahavi-Ely (he) |

Speakers in Job and Speaker Identity and Identification in Biblical Literature

|115 |Sexual Orientation in the Bible and Rabbinic Literature |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2603

| |Corinne Blackmer (en) |

The Agency of Divine Same-Sex Love: Ruth`s Redemption of Israel

| |Vitaly Chernoivanenko (en) |

Queer Interpretations of the Hebrew Bible: The Context and Current Discussions

| |Robert A. Harris (he) |

Sexual Orientation in the Presentation of Joseph’s Character in Biblical and Rabbinic Literature and in Medieval Exegesis

|116 |Ancient Near East I |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2605

| |Jonathan Yogev (en) |

The Seventy Sons Motif in Biblical and Ugaritic Literature

| |Shawn Zelig Aster (en) |

Responses to Assyrian Claims of Empire in Isaiah 1-39: Types of Reactions and Methods of Transmission

| |.Eric M Trinka (en) |

Images at Rest: A Comparative Exploration of the Israelite Sabbath and the Neo-Babylonian Akītu Festival

| |Izabela Eph'al-Jaruzelska (en) |

The Exercise of Power and Royal Legitimacy in the Ancient Near East

|117 |Ancient Near East II |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2605

| |Tziona Grossmark (he) |

Sargon II in Galilee: A Neo-Assyrian Cylinder Seal found at Omrit and its Contribution to the Understanding of the Assyrian Presence in the "Land of Jordan and the Hermons" (Ps.42:7)

| |David Shapira (he) |

Was the Temple Complex Constructed by Shlomo in Jerusalem Built according to an Egyptian Model?

| |Shoshana Arbeli (he) |

Wife of Sennacherib, Mother of Esarhaddon: a Formidable Woman in the Royal Court of Assyria

| |Aharon Tavger (en) |

The Assyrian Province of Samerina: New Archaeological and Historical Aspects

|118 |Iron Age Archaeology |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2603

| |Aren Maeir (he) |

The Excavations at Tell es-Safi/Gath and their Implications for the Understanding of the Early Judahite Kingdom

| | Carl S. Ehrlich (en) |

Does the Tanakh Preserve an Accurate Echo of the Philistine Cult?

| |Mitka R. Golub (en) |

Judean Personal Names in the Book of Jeremiah in the Light of the Archaeological Evidence

| |James S. Adcock (en) |

After Eight Seasons at Tel Burna, Have We Found Biblical Libnah?

|119 |Education in Israel and the Ancient Near East in Light of New Research I |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2802

Chairperson: Alexander Rofé

| |Nili Shupak (he) |

The Educational Setting in Ancient Israel: Problems and Solutions

| |Haggai Misgav (he) |

Literacy in Biblical Israel in Light of Epigraphic Findings

| |Aaron Demsky (he) |

Literate Women in the Late Judean Monarchy

| |Deborah Sweeney (en) |

What did WomenLearn in Ancient Egypt, and how did they Learn it?

|120 |Education in Israel and the Ancient Near East in Light of New Research II |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2802

Chairperson: Nili Samet

| |Jacob Klein (he) |

Scribal Education in Sumer and Old Babylonia

| |Yoram Cohen (en) |

Reading and Writing Cuneiform in the Western Periphery: A Comparative Look at the Scribal Schools of Anatolia, Syria and Canaan

| |Shamir Yona (he) |

The Strong against the Weak in the Proverbs of Ahiqar

|121 |Women and their Roles in Biblical Literature and the Ancient Near East |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 14:30-16:30, Room: 2718

Chairperson: Liat Sobolev-Mandelbaum

| |Shirly Natan-Yulzary (he) |

Women and Goddesses in Ugaritic Narrative Poetry

| |Ruth Fidler (he) |

Elisha and his Shunamite? Midrash, Exegesis or "Everything Goes"?

| |Leah Jacobsen (he) |

"Whoever Robs their Father and Drives out their Mother" (Prov 19:26a) - The Heirs` Denial of the Widowed Mother’s Residential Rights

| |Ronit Shiran (he) |

Motherhood and Leadership: Are They Compatible? Deborah as a Charismatic Leader

|122 |Babylonians and Jews in the Sixth Century I |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2716

Chairperson: Jonathan Ben-Dov

| |Kathleen Abraham (en) |

A Reevaluation of the Akkadian Influence on Ezekiel’s Vocabulary

| |Tova Ganzel (en) |

A Historically Contextualized Analysis of the Design of Ezekiel`s Visionary Temple

| |Daniel Bodi (en) |

Ezekiel’s Gillûlîm and Ritual Defecation in Ancient Near Eastern Texts

| |Ronnie Goldstein (en) |

Sixth Century Prophecies in an Akkadian Context - New Suggestions

|123 |Babylonians and Jews in the Sixth Century II |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2716

Chairperson: Tova Ganzel

| |Peter Zilberg (en) |

Lands, Estates and āl-Yāhūdu

| |Shalom E. Holtz (en) |

Legal Acculturation in Āl-Yaḫūdu?

| |Yigal Bloch (en) |

Judeans at the Court of Nebuchadnezzar II and the Fate of the Prophets Ahab and Zedekiah

| |Caroline Waerzeggers (en) |

A Window on the Exile? Colony, State, and Writing in the āl-Yāhūdu Archive

|124 |Babylonians and Jews in the Sixth Century III |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 14:30-16:30, Room: 2716

Chairperson: Shalom E. Holtz

| |Madhavi Nevader (en) |

Copycat Copycat Where Have You Been? Imperial Rhetoric in the Book of Ezekiel

| |Jonathan Ben-Dov (en) |

Neo-Babylonian Propaganda in the Hebrew Bible

| |Dan'el Kahn (en) |

Egypt and Babylonia during the Reign of Nebuchadnezzar II according to Royal Inscriptions of the Twenty-Sixth Dynasty

| |Corrine Carvalho (en) |

The Economics of Exile: Reading Jeremiah and Ezekiel through the Lens of Boer’s Sacred Economy

|125 |Dead Sea Scrolls |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2506

| |Atar Livneh (en) |

White of Complexion and Delicate Fingered: Notes on Sarah’s Beauty in 1QGenAp 20:2-8

| |Clarisse Ferreira da Silva (en) |

The Damascus Covenant or How Many Covenants Can be Found among the Sectarian Dead Sea Scrolls

| |Ida Fröhlich (en) |

Qumran Spiritual Liturgies

| |Alexey (Eliyahu) Yuditsky (he) |

New Readings in the Dead Sea Scrolls

|127 |Second Temple Literature |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2506

| |Thomas Kazen (en) |

Between Human Nature and Divine Potential: Empathy, Altruism, and Non-Retaliation in Second Temple Period Texts

| |Avigail Aravna (en) |

The Figure of Daniel as an Archetype of an Historical Apocalypse Visionary: Findings from Two Qumran Texts

| |Ari Silbermann (en) |

Using Intertextuality to Identify Authoritative Texts in the Second Temple Period: Pesher Psalms (4Q171) as a Test Case

| |Søren Holst (en) |

Redeeming and Redemption in Biblical and Qumran Psalms and Prayers

|128 |Medieval Biblical Exegesis I |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2602

| |Yosef Priel (he) |

A Problematic Addition in the Various Printed Editions of Rashi on Exodus 31:18

| |hazoniel Touitou (he) |

Minhat Yehuda` as a Witness to the Edition of the Commentaries of the Middle Ages

| |Lisa Fredman (he) |

Interpolations in Rashi`s Commentary to the Book of Daniel

| |.Mordechai Z Cohen (en) |

New Perspectives on Rashi’s peshat Agenda in Light of St. Bruno the Carthusian

|129 |Medieval Biblical Exegesis II |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 17:00-19:00, Room: 2602

| |Itzhak Streshinsky (he) |

Rabbi David Qimhi`s Exegesis of the Jehu Narrative (2 Kings 9-10)

| |Yechiel Tzeitkin (he) |

Versions of Biblical Texts in the Book of Roots by Radak on the Basis of Manuscripts

| |Eric Lawee (he) |

Biblical Supercommentaries: Formation, Character and Function

| |Ari Geiger (he) |

An Admission to Heretics: Rashbam’s Exceptional Interpretation of the Narrative of Abraham and the Three Visitors in the Context of Jewish-Christian Controversy

|130 |Medieval Biblical Exegesis III |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2602

| |Meir Lubetski (en) |

A Judaeo-Arabic View of Jacob’s Blessing to Joseph

| |Davida Charney (en) |

Poetry, Prophecy or Prayer: A Reception Study of First-Person Psalms

| |David Rothstein (en) |

The Descendants of Dedan: The Samaritan Arabic Renderings of Genesis 25:3b and their Place in the History of Biblical Interpretation

|131 |Characterizing Features of Nahmanides' Biblical Commentary: Ideology, Literary Analysis, and Linguistic Inquiry |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2506

Chairperson: Jonathan Jacobs

| |Bruria Aran (he) |

"And He Shall Rule Over You": A New Look at Nahmanides`s Interpretation

| |Yossi Erel (he) |

Nahmanides`s Attitude towards Sexually - Abused Women, according to his Commentary on the Torah

| |Malkah shenvald (he) |

Nahmanides on the Problem of Textual Linearity

| |Michelle J. Levine (en) |

וישא משלו ויאמר ... The Literary and Thematic Unity of Balaam`s Prophecies in Ramban`s Biblical Commentary

|132 |Ramban and his Commentary: In Honor of the 750'th Anniversary of his Aliyah to Eretz Israel |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2802

Chairperson: Yosef Ofer

| |Jonathan Jacobs (he) |

Ramban, and Ibn Ezra`s Two Commentaries on the Book of Exodus

| |Yehuda Tropper (he) |

The Third Person Plural in Nahmanides`s Commentary on the Pentateuch

| |Yair Lorberbaum (he) |

Nahmanides and Rashba on taamei hamizwot

| |Oded Yisraeli (he) |

Nahmanides (Ramban) in Jerusalem: The Evolution of the "Prayer over the Ruins of Jerusalem"

|133 |Jewish Biblical Exegesis in the World of Islam |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2602

| |Eliezer Schlossberg (he) |

The Commentary of R. Avraham b. Shlomo the Yemenite on the Haftarot

| |Meirav Nadler-Akirav (he) |

The Commentary of Yefet benʿEli the Karaite on the Book of Haggai

| |Abraham Ofir Shemesh (he) |

Animals in the Biblical Persian Translation of Rabbi Josef Berabbi Moses: Identifications and Interpretive Traditions

| |Esther Gamliel Barak (he) |

Alfāsī`s Approach to the Biblical Metaphor: Lexical Meaning, Philosophy, and Halakha as Understood from his Dictionary and a Fragment of Commentary on Psalms

|134 |Modern Biblical Exegesis |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2602

| |Amos Frisch (he) |

The Concept of Redemption in Malbim’s Biblical Exegesis

| |Orly Kolodni (he) |

R. Yehuda Leib Shapiro`s Crititical Approach toward rashbam`s Pentatuchal Commentaries Contradicting the Literal Meaning of Scripture "Ha-Rekhashim Le-Viq`a"

| |Eran Viezel (he) |

The Study of Medieval Exegesis in Modern Israel in the Twentieth and Early Twenty-First Centuries

|135 |Medieval Manuscripts of the Hebrew Bible I: The Forms of the Hebrew Bible |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2714

Chairperson: Javier del Barco

| |Jordan S. Penkower (en) |

The Importance of Medieval Torah Scrolls in the Transmission History of the Hebrew Bible

| |Elodie Attia (en) |

The Ms. Berlin Or. Qu. 9 and Small-Sized Hebrew Bibles in Jewish and Christian Medieval Contexts

| |Rahel Fronda (en) |

Appearance of Giant Bibles in Ashkenaz: Their Possible Usage and Functions

| |Colette Sirat (he) |

French Bibles of Thirteenth-Century North of France

|136 |Medieval Manuscripts of the Hebrew Bible II: The Margins of the Hebrew Bible. |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2714

Chairperson: Judith Olszowy-Schlanger

| |Viktor Golinets (en) |

Techniques Used to Correct Scribal Errors in the Oldest Biblical Manuscripts of the Tiberian Tradition

| |Javier del Barco (en) |

A Three-Dimensional Approach to the Formal Study of Medieval Hebrew Bibles: The Case of MS BNF Hébreu 48-49.

| |Johanna Tanja (en) |

Medieval Hebrew Bibles and Aramaic Translations

| |Sonia Fellous (en) |

The Visual, Artistic, and Symbolic Presence of the Hebrew Bible in the Medieval Manuscripts

|137 |Medieval Manuscripts III: Masoretic Traditions of the Hebrew Bible |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2714

Chairperson: Elodie Attia

| |Clemens Liedtke (en) |

The Digital Edition of the Masorah in MS Vat. ebr. 14 as a Challenge for the Digital Humanities

| |Hanna Liss (he) |

The Function of the Masora Figurata in Western European Bible Manuscripts

| |Sebastian Seemann (en) |

The Okhla Lists in MS Berlin or. fol. 1213 / Erfurt 3

| |Kay Joe Petzold (en) |

The Masorah Figurata (Form and Content) of MS Vat. ebr. 14 and Its Relation to the Commentaries

|138 |Medieval Manuscripts of the Hebrew Bible IV: Micrographic Decoration in the Thirteenth-Fourteenth Centuries: Between Art and Personal Agenda |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2714

Chairperson: Hanna Liss

| |Sara Offenberg (en) |

“Better is the Sight of the Eyes than the Wandering of the Desire”: On Micrographic Decoration in the Erfurt Bible 1212

| |Rainer Josef Barzen (he) |

Personal Grief in a Public Space: A Micrographic Inscription as a Historical Source (Ms Vienna Cod. 16)

| |Eva Frojmovic (en) |

Joseph ben Qalonymus "II": Scribe, Scholar, and Artist/Artistic Agent of the 1230s

| |Amedeo Spagnoletto (en) |

The Sefer Torah of Biella, Thirteenth Century: The Discovery and Restoration of One of the Most Ancient Torah Scrolls Still in Use in a Synagogue.

|139 |Studies in Textual Criticism and Translation |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2606

| |Adi Amsterdam (he) |

One Manuscript, Many Reading Traditions: Two Grammatical Issues from Targum Onqelos According to Ms. Vat.Ebr.448

| |Hila Dayfani (he) |

The Relationship between Paleography and Textual Criticism: Variants Found in the Samaritan Pentateuch that Originate in Graphic Similarity

| |Chezi Raz (he) |

The Septuagint as a Possible Source for the Prayer Formulation, "Ozer umoshia umagen"

| |Atar Hadari (he) |

Reliance on Jewish Commentators in Revisions to the Translation of Deuteronomy by William Tyndale

|140 |Found In Translation: Rendering the Bible in Modernity - in Memory of Prof. Elliott Horowitz |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2603

Chairperson: Debra Kaplan

| |Alan Levenson (en) |

Translation versus Teaching: Competing Agendas in the Work of Samson Raphael Hirsch

| |Abigail Gillman (en) |

Mah Shemo? Translating the Names of God in the Hebrew Bible

| |Aviya Kushner (en) |

Translations of the Bible: Why They Matter and How to Talk About Them

|141 |Studies in the Pentateuchal and Hagiographical Targumim |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2603

Chairperson: Willem Smelik

| |Moshe J. Bernstein (en) |

“Finish, Complete, and Destroy”: Biblical Hebrew Killah in Targum Onqelos to the Pentateuch

| |Leeor Gottlieb (en) |

The Equivalent Project: A New Tool for Targum Studies

| |Abraham Berkovitz (en) |

Between Translation and Interpretation: Contextualizing the Titles of Targum Psalms

| |Binyamin Goldstein (en) |

Dialectical Features of the Non-Peshitta Layer of Targum Proverbs

|142 |Biblical Philology I |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 14:30-16:30, Room: 2602

| |Chaim (Harold) Cohen (he) |

Two Rare Animal Names in Biblical Hebrew - ziz-shaddai and arod: Their Identification according to Akkadian and Significant Philological Ramifications for Both Biblical and Modern Hebrew

| |Haim Dihi (he) |

The Manna Pericope (Exod 16:14-15): The Terms מחוספס and מן in the Phrase (מן-הוא) in the Light of the Jewish Medieval Commentators

| |Yoel Elitzur (he) |

Layers and Development in Standard Biblical Hebrew

|143 |Biblical Philology II |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2506

| |Rossana De Simone (en) |

Biblical Echoes in Phoenician and Punic Inscriptions and Vice Versa: A Reappresail

| |Thomas Schneider (en) |

Between Egypt and Midian: A Reassessment of the Meaning of the Name ‘Moses’

| |Yosef Ofer (he) |

The Development of Radak`s Book of Roots as Reflected in its Manuscript

| |Mariona Vernet (en) |

The Biblical Sepharad and the Hebrew Name for the Iberian Peninsula: A New Etymological Explanation

|144 |The Hebrew Bible and Narratological Approaches |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2506

| |Isaac Gottlieb (he) |

En mukdam u-meuhar in Biblical Literary Interpretation

| |Eva Tyrell (en) |

Strategies of Persuasion in the Narrative Histories of Herodotus and the Hebrew Bible

| |Naama Golan (he) |

Misleading the Reader in the Daniel Narratives

|145 |Between Reality and Metaphor |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2602

| |Avi Dentelski (he) |

Weruach habehēmāh: Domestic Beasts as Representations of the Human Spirit in the Hebrew Bible

| |Karl-Henrik Wallerstein (he) |

The Idea of the Abusive God in the Work of Walter Brueggemann and David R Blumenthal

| |Ruth Henderson (en) |

The Concentric Structure of Job 28:1-28

|146 |The Bible and the History: Innovations in Biblical Historiography Research |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2602

Chairperson: Daniel Vainstub

| |Daniel Vainstub (he) |

“Sun, be Dark on Gibeon, and Moon on the Ayalon Valley”: A New Interpretation

| |Isaac Kalimi (en) |

Solomon’s Pre-Monarchic Life and his Physical Appearance and Wisdom

| |Hagar Sadde (he) |

The Esagila Chronicle and Biblical Historiography

| |Hava Guy (he) |

The Biblical Survey of Israelite History in 1 Sam 12: 7–12 : Sources, Significance and Function

|147 |Historiography |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2603

| |Ilan Abecassis (he) |

Squaring the Circle: Chronological Difficulties in the Book of Kings according to Rashi`s Commentary

| |Yigal Bin-Nun (he) |

Did Shafan Write the Historical Saga in the Bible?

| |Yair Segev (he) |

Some Remarks On the Judgment Formulae in the Book of Kings

| |Ya'akov Dolgopolsky-Geva (en) |

"The Shrines of the Gates" (2 Kgs 23:8) and the Biblical Search for Cult Sites Destroyed by Josiah

|148 |Linguistic and Literary Studies |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2506

| |Talia Sutskover (he) |

The Beneficiary": Towards a Better Understanding of an Adverbial Category"

| |Frank Polak (he) |

Strata of the P-Corpus in the Light of Syntactic Stylistic Analysis

| |Amichai Nachshon (he) |

Ideas Emanating from Birds` Metaphors in the Hebrew Bible

| |Adi Marili (he) |

Hands and Blood: Semantic Examination of Gender in the Expression `Blood is on Their Hands`

|149 |Literary Studies |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2505

| |Shiri Solomon (he) |

"Until this Day": The Meaning of the Phrase and its Use in the Biblical Literature

| |Dr. Edna Hilewitz (he) |

Life-Saving Women in the Bible: The Rhetorics of Changing Reality

| |Zvi Shimon (he) |

On the Role of Melchizedek King of Salem in the Abraham-Lot Cycle of Narratives

|150 |The Bible and Modern Thought |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2506

| |Yuri Snisarenko (en) |

Teshuvah in Jewish Literature of the Second Temple Period: A Modern Perspective

| |Richard Blaettel (he) |

The Secret of Repetition: Sören Kierkegaard Encounters Jewish Thought

| |Lea Mazor (he) |

The Hebrew Hippocratic Oath in Light of Its Biblical Background and in Light of the Spirit of the Secular Zionism of the First-Decade State of Israel

DIVISION B

HISTORY OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE

|200 |A Historical Look at Historiography on the Eve of the Bicentennial of Jewish Studies (Plenary Session) |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Barbara Mandel Auditorium

Chairperson: Shmuel Feiner

| |Daniel Schwartz (he) |

The Study of Ancient Jewish History: From the History of Judaism to the History of Jews and Back Again

| |Maurice Kriegel (he) |

Trends and Developments in the Historiography of the Jewish Middle Ages

| |Yosef Kaplan (he) |

Was there an Early Modern Period in Jewish History?

| |Shulamit Volkov (he) |

Jewish Historiography: Modernity and Post-Modernity

|201 |Corpus Papyrorum Judaicarum: Volume 4 |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2503

Chairperson: Noah Hacham

| |Tal Ilan (en) |

Who is a Jew: What have we Learnt about Jewish Names in Ptolemaic Egypt in the Last Half Century?

| |Noah Hacham (he) |

Corpus Papyrorum Judaicarum 4: The Ptolemaic Period: What is New? The Historical Point of View

| |Zsuzsanna Szanto (en) |

The Jews of Ptolemaic Egypt in Demotic Sources

| |Meron Piotrkowski (en) |

`Piecing Together the Evidence:` On Two Jewish Families from Edfu in the Aramaic Documents from the Ptolemaic Period

|202 |Jewish Peoplehood and Religion in Antiquity |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 17:00-19:00, Room: 2405

Chairperson: Daniel Schwartz

| |Galia Glasner Heled (en) |

Judaism was a Civilization: Toward the Reconstruction of Ancient Jewish Peoplehood

| |Samuele Rocca (en) |

Not so bleak - Being Jewish in Flavian Rome

| |Lee I. Levine (he) |

Palaestina Secunda: Jewish Resilience in Late Antiquity

|203 |Gamla: Context, Population and Identity |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2506

Chairperson: David Adan-Bayewitz

| |Shua Amorai-Stark, Malka Hershkovitz (he) |

The Jewelry from Gamla: A Case-Study of the Material Culture from a Second Temple Period Jewish Settlement in the Golan

| |Shulamit Terem (he) |

The Oil Lamps from the Excavations at Gamla

| |Danny Syon (he) |

The Development of Gamla in Light of the Coin Finds

| |David Adan-Bayewitz (he) |

The Sources of the Gamla Lamps in the Roman Period

|204 |The Design of the Menorah and the Ban on Teaching Greek: Rome, Greece and Judaism in Antiquity |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2503

Chairperson: Isaiah Gafni

| |Yuval Shahar (he) |

The Tannaitic ban on teaching Greek: Remembering Diaspora Destruction, Rejecting Compromise with Rome

| |Yael Wilfand (he) |

The Roman Context for the Rabbinic Ban on Teaching Greek to Sons

| |Isaiah Gafni (he) |

Response

|205 |Rabbinic Judaism in Its Greco-Roman Context |

| |יהדות רבנית בהקשרה היווני-רומי |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 14:30-16:30, Room: 2713

| |Emmanuel Friedheim (he) |

On the Historical Meaning of a Pagan Rite in the Mishnah about "Yayin Nesekh"

| |Hanan Birenboim (he) |

The Deposition of Rabban Gamaliel – a Reconsideration

| |Hananel Mack (en) |

The `Beit Ha-Shoeva Festival and the Roman Culture: Influence and Contrast

| |Susan Weingarten (en) |

Food in the Talmudic Literature: Graeco-Roman and `Iranian` Contexts

|206 |Jews in the Greco-Roman World |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2503

| |Maren Niehoff (en) |

Philo of Alexandria in Rome: The Intellectual Consequences of a Journey

| |Kenneth Atkinson (en) |

John Hyrcanus as a Prophetic Messiah: The Evidence from the Dead Sea Scrolls, Josephus, and Numismatics.

| |Malka Simkovich (en) |

Expert Witnesses: Autobiography as Rhetorical Strategy in the Writings of Paul and Josephus

|207 |Greco-Roman Palestine |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2503

Chairperson: Emmanuel Friedheim

| |Omri Abadi (he) |

בור העמידה והנר החשמונאי הצבוט כביטויים ארכיאולוגיים לזהות אתנית בתקופה ההלניסטית המאוחרת ביהודה

| |Betsy Mehlman (en) |

Money, Power & Pride in the Second Jewish Revolt Against the Romans (132-136 CE): The Coinage of the Bar Kochba War: The Medium and Its Messages

| |Ze'ev Safrai (he) |

Non Rabbinic Judaism

|208 |New Discoveries of 1st and 2nd Centuries Synagogues in the Land of Israel I |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2503

Chairperson: Chaim Ben David

| |Dina Avshalom Gorni (he) |

Development of the Synagogue from the Second Temple in Migdal

| |Mordechai Aviam (en) |

First-Second Centuries "Privat" Synagogue on top of Tel Rekhesh, Lower Galilee

| |binyamin har-even (en) |

Horbat Diab: A Second Temple Rural Synagogue in Western Benjamin

| |Tom McCollough (en) |

The Early Roman Synagogue at Khirbet Qana

|209 |New Discoveries of 1st and 2nd Centuries Synagogues in the Land of Israel II |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2503

Chairperson: Mordechai Aviam

| |James Strange (en) |

A Second-Third Century Synagogue at Shikhin

| |Mechael Osband (en) |

The Excavation of an Ancient Synagogue at Khirbet Majduliyya

| |Uzi Leibner (he) |

Invisible Synagogues of the Second Temple Period

|210 |The First Christian Century |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2503

Chairperson: Shaye J. D. Cohen

| |Rivka Nir (he) |

Zechariah and Elizabeth as a Model of the Jewish-Christians at the Opening of the Age of Eschatological Salvation

| |Eyal Regev (he) |

Early Christianity as a Cult in Light of Research on New Religions

| |Emmanuelle Main (he) |

The Festival of the Jews, the skènopègia: The Festival of the Booths in the New Testament

|211 |Christian Construction of Jews |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2503

Chairperson: Moshe David Herr

| |Shaye J. D. Cohen (en) |

Jews and Christians in Antioch as seen by John Chrysostom (386-387 CE)

| |Renata Rozental Sancovsky (en) |

Church Fathers Adversus Iudaeos Literature and the Dehumanization of the Jews: Ecclesiastical Anti-Semitism in Late Antiquity and Early Middle Ages

| |Shmuel Shepkaru (en) |

The Crusaders’ Victory in Jerusalem and its Christological Interpretation Regarding Jews and Judaism

| |Ahuva Ho (en) |

The Historical Background of Alfonso de Zamora`s 3 Anti-Jewish Polemics

|212 |The Galil, New Researches In Light of the Generations |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2505

Chairperson: Yinon Shivtiel

| |Yardenna Alexandre (he) |

Muslims, Christians and Jews in Medieval Kfar Kana in the Galil: The Sources, the Scripures and Archaeological Findings

| |Yinon Shivtiel (he) |

Hiding Systems in the Galil between Typology and Archaeology: Analogies and Conslusions

| |Yosef Stepansky (he) |

New Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century C.E. Epitaphs from the Old Jewish Cemetery in Zefat

| |Nili Ahipaz (he) |

Coin Foundation Deposits in Ancient Synagogues

|220 |Medieval Ashkenaz I: Jewish Women Between Law and Society |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 09:30-11:00, 530 Seminar Room, Mandel Building

Chairperson: Elisheva Baumgarten

| |Rachel Furst (en) |

Silent Partners: Ownership and Control of Marital Resources in Medieval Ashkenaz

| |Merav Schnitzer (en) |

Debating Style: Rabbinic attitudes towards women`s fashion in medieval Ashkenaz.

| |Johannes Deissler (en) |

Hanna of Goslar. A Jewess between the Town Council and the Counts of Regenstein

|221 |Medieval Ashkenaz II: The Shum Communities and Beyond |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, 530 Seminar Room, Mandel Building

Chairperson: Haym Soloveitchik

| |Johannes Heil (en) |

From Venosa to Mainz? Considerations about the Origins of Jewish life North of the Alps

| |Peter Sh. Lehnardt (en) |

Boiling Bloods – On the Use of a Motif in Hebrew Liturgical Poetry in the Wake of the Persecutions of 1096 and the Book of Nibelungen

| |Ivan G Marcus (en) |

“Hasidei Ashkenaz: A Circle, not a Movement”

| |Christoph Cluse (en) |

The ShUM Communities: Intersections of Material and Immaterial Heritage

|222 |Medieval Ashkenaz III: Material Manifestations of Jewish-Christian Relations |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, 530 Seminar Room, Mandel Building

Chairperson: Lukas Clemens

| |Eva Haverkamp (en) |

Coins as Public Medium of Jews: How to Evaluate their Role in High Medieval Ashkenaz

| |Andreas Lehnertz (en) |

Jewish Seals in the German Kingdom. Sealing Practice and Self-Representation in the 13th-15th Centuries

| |Markus J. Wenninger (en) |

Visual Anti-Jewish Propaganda on 13th Century German Episcopal Church Buildings

| |Christian Scholl (en) |

Dealing with the Jewish Material Heritage in Late Medieval Ashkenaz

|223 |Medieval Ashkenaz IV: Economic Pursuits in Social Context |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, 530 Seminar Room, Mandel Building

Chairperson: Michael Toch

| | Ephraim (Effie) Shoham-Steiner (he) |

Jewish and Christian Collaboration in Crime: The Evidence from Medieval Rabbinic Sources

| |Jörg Müller (en) |

Michel, Jew of Landau: A Military Leader in the Late 13th Century

| |Martha Keil (en) |

Surrounded by Christian Loans: The “Scheffstraße Judenpuech” of Vienna (1389-1420)

| |Astrid Riedler-Pohlers (en) |

Applied Medicine: Jews and Christians in Late Medieval Regensburg

|224 |Medieval Ashkenaz V: Jews under Christian Rule |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, 530 Seminar Room, Mandel Building

Chairperson: Martha Keil

| |Eveline Brugger (en) |

Soli duci hic casus reservabitur? The Practicalities of Ducal Rule over the Jews in Medieval Austria

| |Birgit Wiedl (en) |

The Curious Case of the iudex iudeorum. An attempt to Define a Surprisingly Elusive Office in Medieval Austria

| |Joern Roland Christophersen (en) |

Under the Crozier of Mainz – Specific Conditions for a Mobile Elite?

| |Eva Dolezalova (en) |

Wenceslas IV, a Protector of the Jews? The Life of Jewish Communities in the Lands of the Bohemian Crown at the Turn of 15th Century

|225 |Medieval Ashkenaz VI: Vulnerability and Resilience |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, 530 Seminar Room, Mandel Building

Chairperson: Israel Yuval

| |Lukas Clemens (en) |

Resilience and Vulnerability in Ashkenazi Jewish History

| |Michael Schlachter (en) |

Managing Vulnerability or Opting-Out? Jews in Post-Black Death Ashkenaz

| |Thilo Becker (en) |

Migration as an Option of Jews in Ashkenaz around 1400

| |Alessandra Veronese (en) |

Ashkenaz in Italy: Some Jewish Families from Germany in Cremona and Milan (15th Century)

|226 |Medieval Ashkenaz VII: Everyday Life and Religious Values |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, 530 Seminar Room, Mandel Building

Chairperson: Judith Olszowy-Schlanger

| |Sarit Shalev-Eyni (he) |

Religious Experience and Social Status in the Ashkenazi Liturgical Domain

| |Elisheva Baumgarten (en) |

Gender in the Graveyard: Daily Life as Reflected on Medieval Jewish Epitaphs

| |Judah D. Galinsky (en) |

Piety for the People: Pietism in Isaac of Corbeil’s Amude Gola (Semak)

| |Ephraim Kanarfogel (en) |

The Development of the Daily Recitation of Psalms in Medieval Ashkenaz

|227 |Medieval Ashkenaz VIII: Liturgy and Custom |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, 530 Seminar Room, Mandel Building

Chairperson: Ephraim Kanarfogel

| |Moti Benmelech (en) |

The story of Amnon of Mainz and the changes in the idea of Kiddush Hashem

| |Rachel Zohn Mincer (en) |

Avraham Hildik`s Minhagim: A Little-Known, Thirteenth- Century Relative of the Klausner Minhagim Book Family

| |Katrin Kogman-Appel (en) |

An (Illustrated?) Siddur from Ulm on its Way to Italy (1450–1453)

| |Lucia Raspe (en) |

"All that Suffering": A Medieval Dirge and its Early Modern Reception

|228 |Everyday Life of Jews in Medieval Ashkenaz: ERC Research Group |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2505

Chairperson: Elisheva Baumgarten

| |Miri Fenton (en) |

The Invisible Boundaries of Communal Identity: How Yiḥud Shapes Everyday Life at Home and On the Road

| |Eyal Levinson (he) |

Young Jewish Men in Medieval Ashkenaz and the Knightly Masculinity Ideal

| |Ido Noy (he) |

The Fleuron Crown from Neumarkt in Silesia (Środa Śląska): Christian Material Culture in a Jewish Context

| |Neta Bar-Yoseph Bodner (en) |

What Can We Learn About Jewish Communities in Medieval Ashkenaz from the Mikveh Buildings They Left Behind?

|229 |Recovering the Records of Ashkenazic Jewry |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 14:30-16:30, Room: 2717

Chairperson: Israel Bartal

| |Debra Kaplan (he) |

Financial Records and Social History: Pinkassei Gabbaim

| |Gershon David Hundert (en) |

Sumptuary Laws and Surveillance

| |Jay R. Berkovitz (en) |

Between Translation and Interpretation: Contextualizing the Titles of Targum Psalms

| |Adam Teller (en) |

The East European Pinkas Kahal: Form and Function

|230 |Jewish Society and Culture in Spain and Provence |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2505

| |Hannah Davidson (en) |

Healing and Otherness: Jewish Attitudes towards Medical Care from and for Non-Jews in Medieval Catalonia

| |Joseph Rapoport (he) |

Poor and Rich in the Jewish Community at the Kingdom of Navarre Before the Expulsion

| |Aviad Markovitz (he) |

Historical Consciousness and Social Location in the Maimonidean Tradition

| |Roni Cohen (he) |

Every City With at least Ten From Israel Has to Pick a King": Between the Purim King Custom and the Jewish Parodic Literature in Provence

|231 |Perpignan: Perspectives on a Medieval Catalan Community |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 14:30-16:30, Room: 2405

Chairperson: Judah D. Galinsky

| |Uriah Kfir (he) |

To Perpignan and Back: Secular Hebrew Poetry from Perpignan and its Surroundings

| |Pinchas Roth (en) |

Rabbinic Community and Culture in Perpignan

| |Rebecca Winer (en) |

Wet Nursing among Jews in Perpignan 1413: A Lens on Community and Gender Relations

|232 |The Periphery of Medieval Christendom |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2405

| |Alexander Panayotov (en) |

Jewish Communities in the Early Byzantine Balkans and the Aegean: Communal structure and Identity

| |Oleg Bubenok (en) |

Ethnic Structure of the Jewish Proselyte Community in Khazaria

| |Golda Akhiezer (en) |

Literary Sources of the Jewish Communities in the Medieval Crimea: Between Byzantium and the Golden Horde

| |Oleg Zhidkov (en) |

Jewish Settlement in Cossack Hetmanate

|233 |Medieval Rabbinic Leaders and Leadership |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 17:00-19:00, Room: 2603

Chairperson: Pinchas Roth

| |Avraham Grossman (he) |

Rashi as an Original Preacher and the Judeo-Christian Polemic

| |Yehuda Altshuler (he) |

The Status of Medieval Scholars in Ashkenaz – A Re-examination of Tax Exem

| |Masahiro Shida (en) |

How did Nahmanides Describe Christendom?: Origin, People, History

| |Israel M. Sandman (en) |

The Myth that Isaac Israeli was a Disciple of Rosh, and its Origins

|234 |50th Anniversary of Goitein's Mediterranean Society I |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2720

Chairperson: Hanan Harif

| |Norman (Noam) A. Stillman (en) |

Goitein`s Vision of A Mediterranean Society Fifty Years Later

| |Phillip Lieberman (en) |

The North American Character of Goitein’s “Mediterranean Society”

| |Paula Sanders (en) |

A Mediterranean Society at the Crossroads of Medieval Jewish and Islamic History

|235 |50th anniversary of Goitein's Mediterranean Society II |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2720

Chairperson: Hanan Harif

| |Stefan C. Reif (en) |

S. D. Goitein and the Genizah Collections at Cambridge University Library

| |Miriam Frenkel (he) |

Daily Life in "A Mediterranean Society"

| | Mordechai Akiva Friedman (he) |

Goitein`s A Mediterranean Society in his Correspondence

|236 |Ginze Sefarad: Dowries, Jewish Women, and Courts in Late Medieval Iberia |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2502

Chairperson: Maurice Kriegel

| |Javier Castano (en) |

Women, Families, and Patterns of Inheritance among Fifteenth Century Iberian Jews: The Hebrew Documentary Evidence

| |Marina Girona (en) |

Widows’ Resilience: Dowry Claims by Castilian Jewish Women

| |Asuncion Blasco-Martinez (en) |

“Claiming What is Mine:” Dowry Disputes among Aragonese Jews

|237 |Karaites and Karaism |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2734

Chairperson: Golda Akhiezer

| |Marzena Zawanowska (en) |

The Karaites and Karaism as Portrayed in Medieval Rabbanite Sources

| |Maxim Gammal (he) |

The Karaite Community in Jerusalem in the Second Part of the XVIII Century

| |Maksym Martyn (en) |

To Defend or to Accuse: The Calendar of Iu. Kokizov and A. Firkovitch`s Discoveries.

| |Alex Khamray (en) |

Catalogues of Jewish Manuscripts from the Judaic Department of the Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine

|238 |Profeyt Duran's Personality and Thought and their Reception in Jewish Society |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2505

Chairperson: Ram Ben-Shalom

| |Yoel Marciano (he) |

Profeyt Duran`s Stance Toward Contemporary Jewish Religious Currents and Under Currents

| |Josef Stern (en) |

The Ma’aseh Efod and Profyat Duran’s Linguistic Theology

| |Joseph Hacker (he) |

Profeyt Duran`s Manifold Personality and the Recognition of his Legacy in the 15th Century

| |Ram Ben-Shalom (en) |

Response

|239 |Medieval Jewish Families in Moments of Transition |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2714

Chairperson: Ephraim (Effie) Shoham-Steiner

| |Ahuva Liberles Noiman (he) |

Taking Sides: Children of Converts in Late Medieval Germany

| |Oded Zinger (en) |

Negotiating Travel in the Shadow of the Law in Medieval Egypt

| |Moshe Yagur (en) |

`Foreigners` in the Bedroom: Jewish Men, Slave Women and their Children

| |Sophia Schmitt (en) |

Exceptional Times for Women in Late Medieval Ashkenaz

|240 |Medieval and Early Modern Jews and the Christian Past |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2714

Chairperson: Ram Ben-Shalom

| |Karoly Daniel Dobos (en) |

A Jewish Reclamation of Paul? The Confrontation with Paul in Early Modern Jewish Polemical Writings

| |Miriam Benfatto (en) |

The Jewishness of Jesus in an Early Modern Jewish Text: Between History and Polemical Discourse

| |Cristiana Facchini (en) |

Battling with Jesus. Remarks on Christian and Jewish Representations in The Early Modern Period

| |Christoph Ochs (en) |

Profiat Duran and Ibn Shaprut’s Jesus: A Marginal Jew

|241 |Early Modern Judaeo-Christianities in Iberia and Beyond I |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 14:30-16:30, Room: 2714

Chairperson: Nadia Zeldes

| |Yosi Yisraeli (he) |

Towards a Theoretical model of Judeo-Christian Hermeneutics in 15th Century Biblical Scholarship

| |Katherine Aron-Beller (en) |

"Every True Christian Must have in his Home a Painted Image of the Cross, on which our Lord Jesus Christ Suffered,": The Converso Response to Christian Images

| |Axel Kaplan Szyld (en) |

¿"Adversus Iudeos" or "Pro Iudeos"? "Pro-Converso" Theology in the Fourth Part of Friar Luis of Granada`s Introduction of the Symbol of Faith (1583)."

| |Claude B. Stuczynski (he) |

Motivations of a Major Judeo-Christian Pro-Converso Apology: Henri Mauroy`s `Apologia in Duas Partes Divisa, Pro iis Qui Xx Patriarcharum, Abrahae, videlicet, Isaac et Jacob reliquiis sati, de Christo ... `(1553)"

|242 |Early Modern Judaeo-Christianities in Iberia and Beyond II |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 17:00-19:00, Room: 2714

| |Miriam Bodian (he) |

Noahide Law and the Universality of "Jewish Salvation": Christian Hebraists and Portuguese Jews

| |Nadia Zeldes (en) |

The Case Of the New Christians in The Humanistic Thinking Of Southern Italy - Antonio de Ferrariis’s Letter to Belisario Acquaviva duke of Nardò

| |Alexander van der Haven (en) |

Judeo-Christianity and Conversion to Judaism in the Seventeenth Century Dutch Republic

|244 |Early Modern Communal Life |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2502

Chairperson: Eva Haverkamp

| |Pavel Sladek, Olga Sixtova (en) |

Early Modern Pinkassim as a Source for the Study of the Government and Internal Politics of the Jewish Communities in Bohemia and Moravia - Project Presentation

| |Veronika Nickel (en) |

Jewish Life in 16th Century Regensburg on Trial: Expulsion, Segregation or Shared Culture?

| |Rahel Blum (he) |

Organization, Self-Perception and Representation of the Frankfurt Jewish community in the 17th and 18th Centuries

|245 |Early Modern Rabbinic Luminaries |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2505

Chairperson: Jay R. Berkovitz

| |Jeffrey Woolf (en) |

The Preacher as Poseq: R. Azariah Figo as Halakhist

| |Sid Z. Leiman (he) |

R. Jacob Joshua Falk`s Final Salvo in the Emden-Eibeschuetz Controversy

| |Oded Cohen (he) |

New and Old": Cultural Spaces in HIDA`s World

|246 |Early Modern Converts and their Descendants |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2503

| |Gretchen Starr-LeBeau (en) |

“In All the Provinces of the World:” Global Investigations of New Jews and New Christians in the 1630s

| |Birgit Klein (en) |

Conversion to Judaism in the 18th Century - The Case of Burchard Mauritz von Kinsky alias Abraham Naheson

| |Schulamith C. Halevy (en) |

New and Unusual Examples of Jewish Practices Among Anusim in Mexico

|247 |Conversos and the Sephardic Diaspora |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2503

| |Pinhas Bibelnik (he) |

The Testimonies of Slaves, Servants, Spies and Others in the Inquisition Trials Against Converts to Judaism in 17th Century Mexico.

| |Yocheved Beeri (he) |

Jewish Communities in the Making: The Sephardic Communities in 17th Century France - Jewish Rituals and Community Institutions

| |Daniela Levy (en) |

The Worldwide Extent of Diamond Dealing among the Converted Community of Minas Gerais (Brazil -18th century)

|248 |Perceptions and Self-Presentations of Early Modern and Modern Jews |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2503

Chairperson: Yaacov Deutsch

| |Cornelia Aust (en) |

What Clothes Make a Jew? Perception and Self-Perception through the Lens of Jewish Sumptuary Laws

| |Flora Cassen (en) |

How to Recognize a Pre-modern Jew? Badges, Hats, and other Signs

| |Francesca Bregoli (en) |

Self-Representation and Reputation among Jewish Merchants: The Case of a Trans-Mediterranean Family

| |Ingrid Anderson (en) |

A Reconsideration of George Eliot`s Daniel Deronda

|249 |Halakha and Society in Early Modern and Modern History |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2405

| |Eyal Davidson (he) |

Between Vision and Reality: Halakhical-Historical Reference about the Relation of Rabbi Joseph Karo to the "Semikha" Controversy

| |Aliza Moreno (he) |

Spanish and Portuguese Halakhic Books in the 19th Century - The Integration Process of New Christians into Jewish Communities in the Western Sephardic Diaspora

| |Yuval Haruvi (he) |

פסקי ההלכה בנושא צוואת הקאיד נסים שמאמה מתוניס: מבט רב-תחומי

| |Eliezer Sariel (he) |

Behind the Wall: changes in suicide burial practices as paradigm for thee development of Halakha

|250 |Sabbatianism, Science and the Bounds of Religion |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2717

| |Maoz Kahana (he) |

גילוי מחדש: כתב היד של ספר ׳מירב׳ האבוד של ר׳ יהונתן אייבשיץ ויחסו למהפכה המדעית

| |Pawel Maciejko (en) |

The Coat of Arms of Wolf Eibeschütz

| |Jonatan Meir (he) |

Sefer Me`ora`ot Tzvi and the Image of Sabbatianism

| |Yehoshua Mayerson (he) |

ר` יהונתן אייבשיץ, ספר מירב והפצתו של ידע מדעי

|251 |Jews in Italian Cities |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2505

Chairperson: Anna Porziungolo

| |Federica Francesconi (en) |

Gender, Legal Systems, and Social Reintegration in Early Modern Italy

| |Stefanie Siegmund (en) |

Of Average Height: From the Representation to the Normalcy of Jews of Early Modern Florence

| |Evelyne Oliel-Grausz (en) |

The Court of the Massari: Legal Pluralism, Acculturation and Autonomy in Early Modern Livorno

| |Nourit Melcer-Padon (en) |

Livorno: The City that Never had a Ghetto.

|252 |Italian Culture and the Jews |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, חדר: 2505

Chairperson: Federica Francesconi

| |Orit Tzion Abekasis (en) |

The Dispute Prophet – a Look at Two Hebrew Biblical Inscriptions in Two Christian pieces of Art

| |Anna Porziungolo (en) |

Judaism and Christianity in the Late Renaissance: Internal Synthesis Through Cultural Friction or Cultural Dןspossesion?

| |Martina Mampieri (en) |

The Chronicle of Pope Paul IV by Benjamin Nehemiah Ben Elnathan from Civitanova Marche (16th Cent.)

|253 |Jewish History and Society in Non-Jewish Eyes |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 17:00-19:00, Room: 2503

Chairperson: Francois Guesnet

| |David Price (en) |

“The Sincerity of their Historians”: Jacques Basnage and the Reception of Jewish History

| |Anastasia Glazanova (en) |

Simonini’s Letter in Russia

| |Gil Gordon (en) |

`Talmudists - Speculators - Colonists`: The changing Image of Jews in the the Eyes of German Protestant Missionaries during the late Ottoman Period in Palestine

|254 |Jewish Responses to Revolution in the European Context (1788-1814) |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2405

Chairperson: Davide Mano

| |Davide Mano (en) |

Italian Jews during the Revolutionary years 1796-1799: Jewish Jacobinism and Purim Sheni Services

| |Francois Guesnet (he) |

Jewish Intercession in Revolutionary Times: France, Poland, and Russia in Comparison, 1788-1817

| |Nils Renard (en) |

The Jews at War: Hebrew Warriors and War Jews in the Napoleonic Era

| |Tsila Radecker (en) |

Between Citizenship and Jewish identity. The Yiddish Polemical Pamphlets of the Amsterdam Jews 1797-1798

|255 |Social and Economic Behavior of the Jews in the Towns of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2405

Chairperson: Shaul Stampfer

| |Dovile Troskovaite (en) |

Town as a Source of Conflict: Social Behavior of Karaite and Rabbanite Communities in taking over Troki

| |Shaul Stampfer (he) |

A Reexamination of how Ashkenazi Jews got to Eastern Europe

| |Jurgita Verbickiene (en) |

The Same Situation Different Behavior: The Case of GDL Towns after the Fire in the Second Half of 18th Century

| |Darius Sakalauskas (en) |

Economic Motivation of Vilna and its Suburban Area Jews in the 18th c.: Rationale, Institutional Framework, Partners

|256 |Ukrainian Jewry from the 17th-20th Centuries in the New Historiography - A Round Table |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2713

Chairperson: Shaul Stampfer

| |Alti Rodal (en) |

| |Andriy Rukkas (he) |

"New Historiography relating to Jewish History in Ukraine: 17th century to 1945

| |Yuri Radchenko (he) |

New Historiography relating to Jewish History in Ukraine: 17th century to 1945

| |Wolf Moskovich (he) |

New Historiography relating to Jewish History in Ukraine: 17th century to 1945

|257 |Jews in the Russian Empire: Communities and Social Interactions Beyond the Pale |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2502

Chairperson: Shaul Stampfer

| |Tatiana Khizhaya (en) |

Russian Judaizers’ Communities Beyond the Pale in the First Third of the Nineteenth Century: Leaders, Relationships with the Authorities, Contacts with Jews

| |Ekaterina Norkina (en) |

A Portrait of Jewish Community of Ekaterinodar before 1917

| |Maksim Khizhij (en) |

Getting out of the Ghetto: What is to Become of a Jew Beyond the Pale

|258 |Jews in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Eastern Europe |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2735

Chairperson: Rachel Manekin

| |Andrii Senchenko (en) |

The Question of Universal Conscription and Jewish Emancipation in the Russian-Jewish Press in 1874–1883

| |Tomasz Jankowski (en) |

Migration and Economic Position in Central Ukraine at the End of 19th Century

| |Vladyslava Moskalets (en) |

Jews in Galician Oil-Business in 1860-1914: Social Stratification and Ethnic Solidarity

|259 |Galicia and its Jews: New Research Perspectives |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2505

Chairperson: Maoz Kahana

| |Eliezer Brodt (he) |

מנהגי אשכנז בגליציה החדשה - ר׳ אפרים זלמן מרגליות ויחסו למנהגי הרמ״א

| |Yitzchak Baruch Rozenblum (he) |

`הרואים` - לגלגוליה של חבורת משכילים תורניים בגליציה

| |Avraham Avish Shor (he) |

נקודת מבט: זכרונות דב בער מבליחוב בראי החסידות

| |Moshe David Chechik (he) |

Secondary Intellectual Elite in 16th Century Cracow

|260 |The Legacy of Galician Jewry: Research and Resources |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2502

Chairperson: Nathan Shifriss

| |Maya Shabbat (he) |

Language Conflicts - 1914 Hebrew Language Committee Elections - In Between Germany and France

| |Galia Richler Grebler (he) |

Gezel Kressel and the Hebrew Literary Circle of Galician Emigrés

| |Nathan Shifriss (he) |

To Join the Fragments: Documentation Project of Galician-Bukovinian Jewry

| |Haim Cohen (he) |

מקומה של ברודי במסלולי התפתחותה של ההשכלה במאה התשע-עשרה: היווצרותה של "השכלת ברודי", אופייה, חשיבותה והשפעתה

|262 |Childcare and Jewish Demography in Poland-Lithuania |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2303

Chairperson: Anat Vaturi

| |Zvi Eckstein (en) |

The Demographic Trends of Jews and Total Populations in Poland-Lithuania and Germany-Austria 1500-1930

| |Anat Vaturi (en) |

Childcare and Population Growth in Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth

| |Tamar Salmon-Mack (en) |

Halacha as the Protector of Infants and Children During Family Crises

| |Moshe Rosman (he) |

Response

|263 |Mapping Migration: Eastern European Jews on the Move |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2502

Chairperson: Gur Alroey

| |Yannay Spitzer (en) |

Pogroms, Networks, and Migration: The Jewish Migration from the Russian Empire to the United States, 1881-1914

| |Oleksii Chebotarov (en) |

Migration Network on the Borderland: Movement of the Jews from Russian Empire through Habsburg Galicia

| |Artem Kharchenko (en) |

From Shtetl to Kharkiv: Internal Jewish Migration in Russian Empire

|264 |Absentees, Transit Travelers, Refugees: Perspectives on Jewish History and Culture in Switzerland in Moments of Crisis |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2403

Chairperson: Alfred Bodenheimer

| |Andreas Gehringer (en) |

Presence in Absence – Anti-Judaism as Cultural Practice in Early Modern Basel

| |Stefanie Mahrer (en) |

Inclusion and Exclusion. The Discourse About Academic Emigrés in Switzerland (1933–1945)

| |Patrik Sueess (en) |

A Program of Enhancement – Swiss Liberalism and the Emancipation of the Jews

| |Catrina Langenegger (en) |

Refugees Under Military Administration – The Jews of the Kastner Train as an Example for Reception Camps

|265 |Journey and Meeting Place |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2405

Chairperson: Noah Gerber

| |Yochai Ben-Ghedalia (he) |

Philanthropic Journeys to the Holy Land

| |Lilac Torgeman (he) |

The Personal and the Social in the Journey of Rabbi Nathan Amram

| |Jordi Casals (he) |

Otherness in The Travels of Sasson Khay of the House of Castiel

| |Yaron Harel (he) |

The Travels of Rabbi Raphael Kassin in Persia

|266 |Jewish Life in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2502

Chairperson: Cornelia Aust

| |Tal Kogman (he) |

The Birth of a New Ritual of Childhood: Birthday Celebrations in Ashkenaz in the 18th and 19th Centuries

| |Kamile Rupeikaite (en) |

Musical Training at Jewish Educational Institutions in Vilnius in the 19th Century.

| |Per Hammarstrom (en) |

Anti-Judaism and Anti-Semitism in the Swedish Association for Mission Among the Jews in the Late 19th Century

| |Magdalena Olszewsky (en) |

Occasional Print of the Alexander’s I Coronation in Warsaw in 1815

|267 |Jewish Life in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2502

| |Yitzchak Kerem (en) |

Rhodian and Other Sephardic Settlement in Central and Southern Africa; 120 years of Prosperity, and Decline in Light of Colonialism.

| |Zeljka Oparnica (en) |

The Man and the Networks: Rabbi Isaac Alcalay and his Action during the Wars in Serbia (1912-1918)

| |Andrea Kogan (en) |

History of the Jewish People in São Paulo/Brazil

|268 |The ‘Economic Turn’ Reconsidered |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2403

Chairperson: Doron Avraham

| |Gideon Reuveni (en) |

The Economy of Jewish Spending

| |Sharon Gordon (en) |

New Money - "New Jew"? Economic Changes and the Reception of Jews in 19th Century Germany

| |Bjoern Siegel (en) |

The Economy of Jewish Migration to Palestine in the Interwar Years

| |Doron Avraham (he) |

Response

|269 |Converting Jews? Crisis in the Modern Missionary Enterprise |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2403

Chairperson: Yaacov Deutsch

| |Agnieszka Jagodzinska (en) |

Crisis and Revival of the London Society’s Mission to the Jews

| |Kelsey Davis (en) |

Conversions of Convenience? Rethinking Jewish Conversion to Russian Orthodox Christianity in Nineteenth-Century Russia

| |Elena Keidosiute (en) |

(Re)discovering Missions to the Jews in the Interwar Period Wilno

| |Yaacov Deutsch (he) |

Response

|270 |Hybridity in the Classroom? Jewish Experiences in Non-Jewish Schools, 1871-1939 |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2403

Chairperson: Shaul Stampfer

| |Lisa Zwicker (en) |

Jewish, Catholic, and Protestant Germans at German Universities, 1890-1914

| |Alex Valdman (en) |

Jewishness through Hybridity? Acculturation and Jewish Identity in the Late 19th Century Russian High-School

| |Kamil Kijek (en) |

More than Acculturation. State School System, Jewish Pupils And Various Modes of Jewish Nationalism And Orthodoxy in Interwar Poland

| |Dimitry Shumsky (he) |

Response

|271 |Jewish Cultural Encounters in the Nineteenth-Century Orient |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2403

Chairperson: Harvey E. Goldberg

| |David Malkiel (en) |

Gift Exchange in Jacob Sapir’s Journey to the East (1858-1863)

| |Menashe Anzi (he) |

Yemeni Jews as Culture Agents in the Indian Ocean

| |Richard Marks (en) |

Holy and Profane in the Travels of Rabbi Jacob Sapir

| |Noah Gerber (he) |

Jacob Sapir, Babylonian Jewry and the Baghdadi Jewish Diaspora

|272 |Jews in the World of Islam I |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2506

Chairperson: Miriam Frenkel

| |Liran Yadgar (en) |

The Ka`b al-Ahbar Legends among Muslims, Christians, and Jews

| |Sacha Stern (en) |

The Calendar Controversy of 921/2: Genizah Sources and Historical Reappraisal

| |Dotan Arad (he) |

סוחר, מנהיג ציבור ואיש ספר: קווים לדמותו של משה בן יהודה מאלכסנדריה

| |Renee Levine Melammed (en) |

What Qualifies as a Woman’s Letter in the Cairo Geniza?

|273 |Jews in the World of Islam II |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2503

Chairperson: Norman (Noam) A. Stillman

| |Kramarovsky Mark Grigoryevich (en) |

Jewish Sciences of the Solkhat-Crimea on the Archaeological Materials of the XIII-XIVth Centuries

| |Alexander Gordin (en) |

The Era of Creation in Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts: Cases of Ambiguity

| |Esther Shkalim (he) |

Nowruz, The Persian New Year as The Source of the Mimuma festival and Its Paralels in the Jewish Communities In The Muslim countries

|274 |Trajectories in Early Zionism I |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2305

Chairperson: Roni Be'er-Marx

| |Yehoshafat Pop (he) |

Samuel Pineles and the Forgotten Romanian Contribution to the Birth of Zionism

| |Alexander Alon (en) |

Voelkerpsychologie and Aesthetics in Early Zionism: Leo Motzkin`s Expedition to Palestine in 1898

| |Dror Hubara (he) |

Child Mortality Among the Jewish Population of Jerusalem in the Nineteenth Century Actions and Ways of Coping

|275 |Trajectories in Early Zionism II |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2305

| |Yossef Charvit (he) |

"You Were Born Zionists" (N. Sokolov) - The Roots of Zionism in the Sephardic Diaspora

| |Eilon Shamir (he) |

Judaism as a Socialist Religion in the Thought of Nachman Syrkin

| |Leonid Katsis (en) |

Towards the Verification of Newly Discovered Pseudonyms of Vladimir (Zeev) Jabotinsky (A Case of “W. Wladimirov”)

|276 |Jewish Leaders Facing Modernity |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2405

| |Wojciech Tworek (en) |

Mystic, Teacher, Troublemaker –Shimon Engel and the Dilemmas of Hasidic Yeshiva Education in Interwar Poland

| |Naim Yaron (he) |

Pamphlet “Truth and Faith", Rabbi Moshe Khalfon Hacohen from Dj`rba, And his Coping with Enlightenment Approaches

| |Lucian-Zeev Herscovici (he) |

Itzhak David Bally: Sephardic "Modern" Rabbi and "Maskil" of the Second Generation in Romania

|277 |Religious Movements and Trends in Modern History |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2502

| |Rachel Manekin (he) |

בין וסטפליה לטרנופול: תקנון בית הכנסת של יוסף פרל

| |Alicja Maslak-Maciejewska (en) |

Progressive Synagogue (Temple) in Krakow: On the History of Progressive Judaism in the Partitioned Polish Lands

| |Menachem Keren-Kratz (he) |

The Long-Term (Longue duree) History of Jewish Orthodoxy

|279 |Hasidism and Praxis: Ritual, Halacha and Tradition |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2403

Chairperson: Tsippi Kauffman

| |Uriel Gellman (he) |

Pitum haKetoret: The Development of the Ritual

| |Iris Brown (he) |

The Hasidic Custom of Women’s Head Shaving: Sources, Developments and Meanings

| |Gadi Sagiv (he) |

ריטואליזציה בחסידות במאה התשע-עשרה: `סדר מעמדות` בחסידות אפטא כמקרה מבחן

| |Levi Cooper (he) |

The Shtreimel: Ethnography, Ritual, Law

|280 |Jewish Family Issues in Their Sociocultural Contexts |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2506

Chairperson: Mervin Verbit

| |Deborah Ratti (en) |

Role and Identity of the Divorced Mother in the Orthodox Jewish Community

| |Judith Bleich (en) |

Evolving Approaches to Intermarriage among 19th- and 20th-Century Reform Clergy

| |Zvi Jonathan Kaplan (en) |

Rabbinic Attempts to Resolve the Agunah Dilemma in Early Twentieth-Century France

|281 |Yechiel Michal Pinnes - Life, Philoshophy, Actions |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2502

Chairperson: Yosef Salmon

| |Asaf Yedidya (he) |

עלייתו של טיפוס העסקן האינטלקטואל האורתודוקסי ביהדות רוסיה בשנות השבעים של המאה התשע-עשרה: יחיאל מיכל פינס ויעקב ליפשיץ

| |Yosef Salmon (he) |

יחיאל מיכל פינס ותחיית הלשון העברית

| |Moshe Maggid (he) |

יחיאל מיכל פינס - בין מתינות לקנאות

| |Roni Be'er-Marx (he) |

On the road to Enlightenment and Modernization -Itta Yelin, Daughter of Yehiel Michel Pinnes

|282 |Women and Men in Modern History |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2602

| |Nimrod Zinger (he) |

Hayal`e from Offenbach and other Jewish Midwives in Central Europe in the Early Modern Period

| |Dieter Josef Hecht (en) |

Louise and Egon: Love Letters of a Jewish Women during World War I

| |Barry Chiswick (en) |

The Occupational Attainment of American Jews on the Eve of the Civil War: The Lessons of Hindsight with Comparisons to the 20th Century

|283 |Reconstructing Jewish History through the Ages |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2403

| |Etka Liebowitz (en) |

From Josephus to Josippon: the Revision of Second Temple Period History in a Tenth-Century Jewish Chronicle

| |Dan Haruv (he) |

‘Ecclesiastes of XIX Century’: The Influence of Ernest Renan Under the Biblical Writing of Simon Dubnov (1882-1894)

| |Naoki Mukai (en) |

Constructing Politics in Diaspora: Discourses on the Council of Four Lands à la Fin de Siècle

| |Jehuda Hartman (en) |

Between Historiography and Autobiography; The Orthodoxy and the Hungarian Nationality in the Eyes of Jacob Katz

|284 |Tracking Books Across the Globe: Material Footprints in the Early Modern World |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2505

Chairperson: Joshua Teplitsky

| |Lucia Conte (en) |

Printers, Readers and Books: Following the Path of Eliezer Alantansi’s Printing House in Híjar (Spain)

| |David Sclar (en) |

From Publication to Instruction: Journeys of Books Acquired by the Portuguese Ets Haim Yeshiva in Early Modern Amsterdam

| |Marjorie Lehman (en) |

Tracking Books Across the Globe: Material Footprints in the Early Modern World

| |Adam Shear (en) |

Response

|285 |The Material Contexts (and Consequences) of Books |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2505

Chairperson: Marjorie Lehman

| |Karen Auerbach (en) |

Polish Bookstores, Jewish Publishers and their Salons

| |Tamara Morsel-Eisenberg (en) |

Intellectual Networks in 16th-Century Ashkenaz: Responses and the Rabbinic "Republic of Letters"

| |Joshua Teplitsky (en) |

Collecting and the Social Life of Books in the Oppenheim Library

|286 |Books within Books A: Hebrew Fragments in European Libraries Discoveries and Updates |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Barbara Mandel Auditorium

| |Mauro Perani (en) |

Early Square Italian Hebrew Script in the Epitaphs of Worms and Mainz from the 11th - 13th Centuries and the Reused Hebrew Manuscript Fragments.

| |Andreas Lehnardt (en) |

Newly Discovered Hebrew Binding Fragments in Germany

| |Judith Olszowy-Schlanger (en) |

« Books Within Books » and the Typology of Hebrew Ashkenazi Scripts

| |Tamas Visi (en) |

Hebrew Fragments with Medical Content from Central Europe

|287 |Books within Books B: Hebrew Fragments in European Libraries Discoveries and Updates |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 3001, Rabin Building,Barbara Mandel Auditorium

| |Esperanca Valls i Pujol (en) |

Hebrew Manuscripts Fragments from Catalonia “Genizot”. A Comparative Analysis

| |Emma Abate (en) |

Magical and Kabbalistic Fragments in European Libraries and Archives

| |Judith Kogel (en) |

Grammatical fragments from “Books within Books”

|287 |Books within Books B: Hebrew Fragments in European Libraries Discoveries and Updates |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 3001, Rabin Building,Barbara Mandel Auditorium

| |Esperanca Valls i Pujol (en) |

Hebrew Manuscripts Fragments from Catalonia “Genizot”. A Comparative Analysis

| |Emma Abate (en) |

Magical and Kabbalistic Fragments in European Libraries and Archives

| |Judith Kogel (en) |

Grammatical fragments from “Books within Books”

|288 |Books within Books C: Hebrew Fragments in European Libraries Discoveries and Updates |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Barbara Mandel Auditorium

| |Roberta Tonnarelli (en) |

Italian Hebrew Script of XI-XII Centuries in the Fragments Reused as Bindings from European and Italian Archives

| |Ursula Schattner Rieser (en) |

Unpublished Jewish Manuscripts and Bookbinding-Fragmentwbr /s from Tyrol, Austria

| |Justine Isserles (he) |

Tentative Typology of Hebrew Liturgical Manuscript Fragments in Italy from the ‘Books Within Books’ Database

DIVISION C

RABBINIC LITERATURE, JEWISH LAW, AND JEWISH THOUGHT

|300 |New Trends in the Study of the Kabbalah in the Early Modern Period (Plenary Session) |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Barbara Mandel Auditorium

Chairperson: Boaz Huss

Chair and Response: J. H. (Yossi) Chajes

| |Eliezer Baumgarten (he) |

הקבלה בתימן במאה השבע-עשרה: דרכי עיצוב קבלה מקומית בעולם יהודי גלובלי

| |Assaf Tamari (he) |

Medicalizing Ethics and Magic: Re-reading the Practical Aspects of Lurianic Kabbalah and their Contexts

| |Yoed Kadary (he) |

R. Moses Cordovero as Meta-Magus- Early Modern Magic Theory and Practice

| |Uri Safrai (he) |

"ובראייתך תעשה רושם": אופטיקה קבלית וכוחו של המבט בראשית העת החדשה

|301 |Halakha between the Second Temple and Tannaitic Literature |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2602

| |Hillel Mali (he) |

The Sources of Tractate Tamid in Second Temple Literature-`ולאלפא יתי דין כהנותא`

| |Yosef Marcus (he) |

The Role of the Sprinkling of Blood and the Confessions on the Day of Atonement In Tannaitic Thought

| |Yoel Fixler (he) |

To the Understanding of the Pharisees Religious Law about "Nitzok".

| |Dvir Raviv (he) |

Ritual Baths and Water Installations from the Late Second Temple Period Along the Routes of the Pilgrims in Judea: A Reconsideration

|302 |Tannaitic Literature I |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2602

| |Abraham Shammah (he) |

מובנה, התפתחותה ותפוצתה של מידת בניין אב בדבי ר` ישמעאל ובדבי ר` עקיבא

| |Hallel Baitner (he) |

The Derashot of the Formula `zot torat` in the Tannaitic Midrashim

| |Shai Heijmans (he) |

מהדורה מדעית חדשה למשנה על פי כתב יד קאופמן

| |Harry Fox (LeBeit Yoreh) (he) |

Did Rabbi Redact Mishnah

|303 |Tannaitic Literature II |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2602

| |Jonathan Milgram (he) |

A New Examination of Inheritance by Daughters in Tannaitic Literature

| |David Sabato (he) |

פולמוסי רבי יהושע בספרות התנאית

| |Avigail Ohali (en) |

Humor in Tannaitic Literature

| |Tikva Schein (en) |

Who Laughs Last? Laughter and its Divinely Artistic Representation

|304 |Rabbinic Thought |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2602

| |Azaria Baitner (he) |

The Repentance of Menashe- The Role of Biblical Intertextuality in Shaping Midrashic Story

| |Itzhak Brand (he) |

Commandments Between Man and God and Man and his Neighbor – Discussion in the Sages` Literature

| |Tziporah Lifshitz (he) |

Light and Beauty: A formulation of the Realm of the Aesthetic in the Teachings of Rabbi Simeon bar Yochai

| |Jay Rovner (en) |

Hypostatic Ruah ha-Qodesh — the Holy Spirit — in Classical Rabbinic Literature

|305 |Parenthood and Relationships in Rabbinic Literature |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2602

| |Noa Walden (he) |

And he did not Cry - Fathers and Weeping in the Babylonian Talmud

| |Michal Shir-El (he) |

Rav Nachman & Yalta – A Husband & his Wife? Sages and their Wives in the Babylonian Talmud

| |Anat Israeli (he) |

Motherhood and Bereavement: Challenge and Gender in Two Talmudic Tales

| |Liat Sobolev-Mandelbaum (he) |

Representations of Children in the Babylonian Talmud

|306 |Sexuality and Purity in the Bavli |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2606

| |Alieza Salzberg Yizhar (he) |

Testing Virginity: Legal Precedent or Narrative Musings on Virginity and Sexuality

| |Eliyahu Rosenfeld (he) |

`One Must Speak with Silence’ - The Function of Silence in Virginity Claim Stories from the Babylonian Talmud

| |Tirzah Meacham (LeBeit Yoreh) (he) |

Tefilah, Tevilah, and Taharah: Ritual Misprision

|307 |Thoughts on what Feminist Interpretation of the Mishna is: A Decade of the Feminist Interpretation of the Talmud Project |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2603

Chairperson: Tal Ilan

| |Judith v Bresinsky (en) |

Mishnah Qiddushin 1:1-6: An Overt and Covert Hierarchical Structure

| |Cecilia Haendler (he) |

"A Priest … Making his Dough, Likewise a Woman … [Making] her Dough” (tHallah 1:7): The Priest as a Woman in Tractate Hallah

| |Christiane Tzuberi (he) |

הגוף היהודי במסכת נגעים

|308 |Halakhic Thought of the Sages |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2602

| |Avi Shveka (he) |

Studying Halakhah from a "longue durée" Perspective: Doing Work on Rosh Chodesh as a Test Caseן

| |Daniel Raviv (he) |

Blessing God for Misfortune: A Judaeo-philosophic Analysis in Light of mBrachot 9:5

| |Alona Lisitsa (he) |

The Day of Judgement in the miniature: Rosh haShana As a Preparation for Death

|309 |Intercultural Dialogue in Rabbinic Literature I |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2506

| |Mor Sagit (he) |

`Adam Shel Zura` = A person of the Holy Scriptures: An Explication of Rabbinic Idiom through a Syriac Texts

| |Koji Osawa (en) |

The Similarities and Differences between the Biblical Interpretations of Tannaitic and Amoraic Judaism and Contemporary Syrian Christianity: The Case of the Golden Calf Story

| |Arkady Kovelman (en) |

Augustin’s Confessions and Bavli Berakhot: A Commonality of Ideas

| |Jesus Hernandez Lobato (en) |

Evagrius Ponticus and Early Jewish Mysticism: Some Unexplored Correspondences

|310 |Intercultural Dialogue in Rabbinic Literature II |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 14:30-16:30, Room: 2603

Chairperson: Harry Fox (LeBeit Yoreh)

| |Richard Kalmin (en) |

Ahiqar and Rabbinic Literature

| |Yonatan Milo (he) |

″מעשי חכמים″- כסיפור בבואה לסיפור מקראי או מעשה יווני/לטיני

| |Wogman Michael (en) |

Three Unrecognised "Midrashic" Proems in Philo`s Account of Adam`s Creation

| |Azzan Yadin-Israel (he) |

Theological Critique of Sacrifice: The Rabbis and Porphyry

|311 |Dialogues in Rabbinic Literature |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2602

Chairperson: Yair Furstenberg

| |Shimon Fogel (he) |

Forms of Dialogues in Tannaic Literature and the Problems of Traditions And Memory

| |Shana Strauch Schick (en) |

‘X Haynu Tanna Kamma’: From Dialogue to Stock Formulation

| |Richard Hidary (en) |

Talmudic Dialogical Forms as Greco-Roman Rhetorical Exercises

| |Elisabetta Abate (he) |

Dialogues and the Literary Representation of Relationships and Interactions within Rabbinic Learning Settings

|312 |The Construction of Space in the Eyes of the Sages: Between Reality and Imagination |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 17:00-19:00, Room: 2602

Chairperson: Richard Kalmin

| |Geoffrey Herman (he) |

"עד היכן היא בבל?" גבלות בבל ליוחסין בין פולמוס למציאות

| |Eyal Ben-Eliyahu (he) |

"תפיסת העולם" של חז"ל: מפת העולם והתפוצה היהודית כפי שהם משתקפים בספרות חכמים

| |Reuven Kiperwasser (he) |

Sea Voyages and the Cultural Universe of Rabbis

|313 |The Borders of the Nation and the Land: Interpretation, Territory and Ethnos in Jewish Identity Construction in Antiquity |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2602

Chairperson: Vered Noam

| |Yedidah Koren (he) |

משפחה, יוחסין וארצות – שפות שונות ל"אסורים לבוא בקהל" בארץ ישראל ובבבל

| |Yael Fisch (he) |

שושלתו של אברהם באיגרת אל הגלטים ד: פוליטיקה, מדרש ואלגוריה

| |Hanan Mazeh (he) |

Borders of Eretz-Israel and the status of Syria in Rabbinic Literature: Between Text, Land and Ethnic Identity

| |Ishay Rosen-Zvi (he) |

Response

|314 |The Palestinian Talmud and its Compilation |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 14:30-16:30, Room: 2606

| |Menachem Katz (he) |

מהי סוגייה מקבילה? בחינה מתודולוגית של מחקר סוגיות מקבילות בבבלי ובירושלמי

| |Yakov Z. Mayer (he) |

The Palestinian Talmud - From Manuscript to Print

| |Yaron Silverstein (he) |

עיון בדרך התהוותו של התלמוד הירושלמי [א]: סוגיות של פרקים

| |Hila Ben-Eliyahu (he) |

מצוות תלויות בארץ? תחולת הדין - בין בבלי לירושלמי

|315 |The Study of the Bavli I |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2606

Chairperson: Azzan Yadin-Israel

| |Mordechai Sabato (he) |

Can the Talmudic Term "He Held" Introduce a Viewpoint Which is Not Rejected?

| |Barak S Cohen (he) |

The Use of Literary Considerations as a Key for Dating Tannaitic Material in the Babylonian Talmud

| |Yoel Kretzmer-Raziel (he) |

The Stam as an Evolutionary Phenomenon: Lengthy Anonymous sugiyot in the Bavli and the Yerushalmi

| |Judith Hauptman (en) |

Applying the Findings of the Halakhic Anecdote Study to Three Bavli Sugyot

|316 |The Study of the Bavli II |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2606

| |Hillel Gershuni (he) |

Hemehadderin Min Hamehadderin - Another Look at a Talmudic Baraita

| |Daniel Reifman (en) |

Reassessing the Realism/Formalism Distinction in Rabbinic Purity Laws

| |Rabin Shushtri (he) |

ענפי הנוסח של פרק יום הכיפורים בבבלי

|317 |Literary Aspects in the Babylonian Talmud |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2606

| |Yaacov Shapira (he) |

Literary Means as a Tool for Halakhic Expression: Honoring Parents as a Case Study

| |Eliashiv Fraenkel (he) |

Halakhic Stories in the Babylonian Talmud

| |Itay Marienberg-Milikowsky (he) |

The Rise of Narrativity in Rabbinic Literature: Theoretical Aspects and Initial Findings

| |Amos Geula (en) |

Realization of metaphor in the Babylonian Talmud Stories

|318 |Historical Developments in the Bavli |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2606

| |Shira Shmidman (he) |

Levirate Betrothal: Historical and Conceptual Development

| |Binyamin Katzoff (he) |

Chapters of the Tosefta: The Origin and Significance of the Differences in the Chapter Divisions

| |Avinoam Cohen (he) |

On the Development of the Tamudic Terms "heikchi damei" and "lo tzrikcha" and its Implications

| |Avraham Yoskovich (he) |

Apostate `for his desire` or `out spite`? On Changing Categories in the Bavli

|319 |Science and Halakha in the Talmud |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2606

| |Uri Zur (he) |

אי) טעותו של ר` יוחנן או דייני דקיסרי בסוגית חלון עגול (עירובין עו, א-ב)

| |Yonatan Adler (en) |

The Origins of Jewish Ritual Immersion

| |Edmond Zuckier (en) |

Blood Manipulation and Priestly Flesh Consumption as Atonement in Rabbinic Literature

| |David Zvi Kalman (en) |

The Idea of Technological Innovation, In (and Out of) Rabbinic Literature

|320 |The Project "Hachi Garsinan" - A Volume of the Babylonian Talmud? - A Roundtable |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2717

Chairperson: Chaim Milikowsky

| |David Bigman (he) |

שולחן עגול

| |Yitzchak Gila (he) |

שולחן עגול

| |Hillel Gershuni (he) |

שולחן עגול

| |Menahem Kahana (he) |

שולחן עגול

| |Menachem Katz (he) |

שולחן עגול

| |Roni Shweka (he) |

שולחן עגול

| |Yaakov Choueka (he) |

שולחן עגול

|321 |Talmudic Philology: Tradition, Versions, Interpretation, Compilation and Meaning |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2720

Chairperson:

| |Yoav Rosenthal (he) |

Remuneration of Judges: Self Criticism as Reflected in the Redaction of a Sugyah in the Babylonian Talmud

| |Menahem Kahana (he) |

ועשית הטוב והישר - הטוב בעיני שמים והישר בעיני אדם

| |Menahem Kister (he) |

‎The Dispute of the Tribes at the Crossing of the Sea: Tradition, Ideology and Historical Context

| |Shlomo Nae (he) |

A Lexical Study of a Short Story in PT Berachot 2:4

|322 |Rabbis in the Shadow of the Roman Empire: Law, Government and Citizenship |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2605

Chairperson: Christine Hayes

| |Amit Gvaryahu (en) |

Face Value: Rabbis on Roman Coinage and Roman Imperium

| |orit malka (he) |

שבוית מלכות ושבוית ליסטות - השפעת מודל האזרחות הרומי על חובת הבעל לפדות את אשתו

| |Benjamin Schvarcz (he) |

A Political Concept of Partnership: The Rabbis and the Roman Jurists

| |Merav Haklai (he) |

Response

|323 |Beyond the Rabbinic Academy: Late Antique Scholastic Cultures |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 17:00-19:00, Room: 2712

Chairperson: Sarah Wolf

| |Sarah Wolf (en) |

The Talmud and the Two-Headed Man

| |Shai Secunda (en) |

The Bavli, the Dēn, and the Formation of Religious Corpora in the Sasanian Empire

| |Noah Bickart (he) |

The Siyyuma as Scholastic Practice in Light of Syriac Christianity

| |Matthew Goldstone (en) |

By Verbal Command or By Silent Example: Two Pedagogical Models in Early Rabbinic and Monastic Traditions

|324 |Rabbinic Hebrew into Latin: Onomastics and Translation in the Latin Talmud |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2605

Chairperson: Chaim (Harvey) Hames

| |Annabel Gonzalez (en) |

The Hebrew Loanwords into Latin Sanhedrin

| |Federico Dal Bo (en) |

Hebrew and Aramaic Terms in the Latin Talmud

| |Vernet Eulalia (en) |

Anthroponomy (Names of Rabbis) in the Latin Talmud As a Tool to Identify the Hebrew Talmudic Sources for the Latin Translation

|325 |Questions in the Study of the Midrash |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2606

Chairperson: Paul Mandel

| |Aharon Glatzer (he) |

Yields Many Meanings" - Midrashim that are Based on Reading Traditions and on Written Traditions"

| |Elisha Ancselovits (en) |

Akivean Midrash Halakha: Noticing Life`s Complexities via Biblical Laws

| |Myron Lerner (he) |

שרידים ממדרש תנאי לספר בראשית בגניזת קהיר

| |Urban Ilona Anna (en) |

Repetitive Literary Patterns in Song of Songs Rabbah

|326 |The Formation and Redaction of the Aggadic Midrashim |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2606

Chairperson: Joseph Tabory

| |Paul Mandel (he) |

The petiha and its Development in the Aggadic Midrashim: Towards the Study of the Evolution of the Midrashic Corpus

| |Arnon Atzmon (he) |

The Quandary of the Original Order of the Pesiqta

| |Menachem Hirshman (he) |

Julius Theodor and the Midrash on Kohelet

| |Tamar Kadari (he) |

Judah Theodor and the Redaction of the Aggadic Midrashim

|327 |Parables in Changing Contexts |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2606

Chairperson: Eric Ottenheijm

| |Marcel Poorthuis (en) |

Parables Contradicting Each Other

| |Martijn Stoutjesdijk (en) |

The Attitude Towards Slavery in Rabbinic and Christian Parables

| |Lieve Teugels (en) |

Methodological Issues in the Creation of an Edition of Rabbinic Meshalim

| |Ulrich Berzbach (en) |

“Comme un roman” (Daniel Pennac) — The Dynamics of Genre Diversity as a Compositional Principle in Seder Eliyahu

| |Eric Ottenheijm (en) |

Legal Parables in Mishnah and Tosephta

|328 |Between Bible and Aggada |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2606

| |Brachi Elitzur (he) |

משיחיות ואנטי משיחיות במסורות על חזקיהו משלהי תקופת הבית השני, ומתקופות המשנה והתלמוד

| |Rivka Raviv (he) |

Daniel Book in Rabbinic Literature - a Jewish and Actual Formation

| |David Kalir (he) |

Covenant of the Pieces

| |Gilla Rosen (en) |

The Voice of God Meandered in Eden Voice as Metaphor in Midrashic Texts

|329 |Late Midrashim |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2735

| |Gilad Sasson (he) |

The Integration of Sifre on Numbers and Sifre Zutta in the Editing of Numbers Rabbah Part A

| |Zahava Neuberger (he) |

Material in the Midrash Devarim Rabba for which there is no Parallel

| |Jacob Elbaum (he) |

The Tanhumah - Old, Revised and New Materials

| |Yoram Bitton (he) |

מסכת שמחות- הקדמה למהדורה מדעית

|330 |The Tanhuma Literature and Late Midrash |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 17:00-19:00, Room: 2605

Chairperson: Ronit Nikolsky

| |Adiel Kadari (he) |

Where is Adam Buried? Interwoven Traditions and Imaginary Space in Pirkei deRabbi Eliezer

| |Gila Vachman (he) |

The Literary Role of the Halachic Proems of the Tanhuma Sermons

| |Marc Bregman (he) |

A Survey of Tanhuma-Yelammedenu Research - Past, Present and Future

| |Moshe Lavee (he) |

From the Halakhic Proem to Al-Iftitahat: an Unnoticed Judeo-Arabic Homiletic Genre

|331 |Magic and Science in Late Antiquity |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2606

| |Avigail Manekin-Bamberger (he) |

Rereading the Ancient Jewish Votive Institutions in Light of the Aramaic Incantation Bowls

| |Gideon Bohak (he) |

New Sources for the Study of Ancient Jewish Astrology

| |Rivka Elitzur Leiman (he) |

(An Unpublished Silver Jewish Amulet against Gentiles (4th-7th c. CE

| |Aviad Recht (he) |

אביי כמחולל תמורה ברפואה התלמודית

|332 |The Hebrew Calendar |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2734

Chairperson: Ely Merzbach

| |Shai Walter (he) |

The Different Versions of “Four Gates” Table

| |Binyamin Oelbaum (he) |

העקרון המתמטי שמאחורי עיבורי השנים `גוח אדזט` בלוח הקבוע

| |Eran Raviv (he) |

Josiah b. Mevoraḵ al-ʿĀqūlī and the Cycle of Rav Nachshon Gaon

| |Ely Merzbach (he) |

The Moon Blessing: Its Name, its Connection With the Moon Conjunction and its Recitation by Women.

|333 |The Commentators of the Talmud |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2606

| |Neri Ariel (he) |

A Philological Study in Geonica: "the Black Box Case", or: an Ammoniums Remnant from Hilkhot Dayyanim in Judaeo-Arabic

| |Aaron Ahrend (he) |

The Time of Rashi`s Commentary On Tractate Sukkah

| |Yosaif Mordechai Dubovick (en) |

Traditionalist or Innovator? New Light on Rabbenu Hananel`s Talmud Commentary

| |Yoel Florsheim (he) |

Rashi`s Commentary to the Tractate Nedarim

|340 |All in the Family: Familial interdependence and Intergenerational Justice from the Biblical Period to the Medieval Period |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2717

Chairperson: Hindy Najman

| |Simeon Chavel (en) |

Biblical Ideas about Intergenerational Punishment in New Perspective

| |David Shyovitz (en) |

"For Death Severs All Bonds": Family and Eschatology in Medieval Ashkenaz

| |Sarit Kattan Gribetz (en) |

Mothers, Fathers, and Intergenerational Merit in Rabbinic Sources

|341 |Studies in Gaonic Literature |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2717

| |Dan Greenberger (he) |

Unknown Composition of Rav Saadya Gaon - Homiletical Aspects in His Literary Achievemet

| |Nadia Vidro (he) |

R. Naḥshon Gaon – a Calendar Scholar or a Pseudo-Author?

| |Rebecca Sebbagh (en) |

The Textual Transmission in the Genizah Fragments of the Sheiltot of Rav Ahai

| |Roni Shweka (he) |

?Did Rav Amram Gaon Contribute to the Common Version of the She`iltot

|342 |Rishonim as Researchers |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2717

Chairperson: Moshe David Chechik

| |Avraham (Rami) Reiner (he) |

על נוסח וביקורת הנוסח במפעלו של רבנו תם - בין תיאוריה למעשה

| |Simcha Emanuel (he) |

The Efforts by Rabbinic Authorities to Block the Entry of Sources of Dubious Origin into the Halakhic Literature

| |Vered Noam (he) |

Research Tools and Critical Insights by Rashi and the Tosafists

| |Uziel Fuchs (he) |

יחסם של גאוני בבל לטקסט התלמודי

|343 |Thought and Action in the Middle Ages |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2717

| |Amichay Schwartz (he) |

"גם אזכיר תאריך חרבן מקדש מעט... שבצרפת ובקצת פרובנצה בזמני" מקורותיו הספרותיים של החיבור `כפתור ופרח` של רבי אשתורי הפרחי

| |Joseph Isaac Lifshitz (en) |

Minhag Ashkenaz, Talmudic Law andTalmudic Text

| |Ilana Wartenberg (he) |

The Book Yesod Olam (The Foundation of the World) by Isaac ben Joseph Israeli

| |Emese Kozma (en) |

Administration- and Property-types of the Medieval European heqdesh (Jewish Foundation)

|344 |Jewish Thought in the Middle Ages |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2717

| |Emunah Levy (en) |

"The Book of Medicines" of Asaf the Physician: A Case Study for Transmission and Tradition of Jewish Medicine in the Middle Ages

| |Ephraim-Bezalel Halivni (he) |

The Structure of the Me`iri`s Magen Avot

| |Yael Levine (he) |

A Thirteenth Century Christian Influence on the Portrayal of the Biblical Miriam?

| |Seth Avi Kadish (he) |

Sefer ha-Middot: New Light from the Manus

|345 |Jewish Philosophy in the Middle Ages |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2717

| |Adiel Zimran (he) |

אם הזמן והמקום מצואים הרי העולם מצוי" זמן ומרחב במשנתו של יצחק אבן לטיף"

| |Eliezer Hadad (he) |

פירוש הרמב"ם ל`מעשה לבנת הספיר` (שמות כד, ט-יא)

| |Suguru Nemoto (en) |

Moshe Narboni`s Commentary on The Treatise on Logic

| |Amira Eran (he) |

The Relations between the Independent Writings of Ibn Daud and Dominicus Gundissalinus

|346 |Cosmopolitanism and Jewish Philosophy in the Middle Ages |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2717

| |Aviram Ravitsky (he) |

לוגיקה אריסטוטלית ותאולוגיה ספקנית - יעקוב אלקרקסאני הקראי כמגן הפילוסופיה

| |Yair Shiffman (en) |

American Jewish History and the Question of Disciplinarity

| |Eli Gurfinkel (he) |

Zekher Asah Lenifle`otav by Rabbi Abraham Alachqar: A Forgotten Book on the Thirteen Principles of Faith

| |Saskia Doenitz (en) |

A Scholarly Network between East and West – the Exegetical Works of Shemarya ha-Ikriti

|347 |Alghazali in Medieval Jewish Cultures |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2717

Chairperson: Amira Eran

| |Gitit Holzman (he) |

Moses of Narbonne `s Commentary on al-Ghazālī Maqasid al falasifa (Aims of the Philosophers)

| |Ofer Elior (he) |

Alghzali`s Influence on Maimonides, According to Rabbi Shalom Anabi

| |Ayala Eliyahu (he) |

The Jewish Reception of Moznei ha-`Iyyunim, Attributed to Al-Ghazālī

| |Esti Eisenmann (he) |

Gersonides` Supercommentary on Averroes` Epitome of the Physics

|348 |Skepticism and Anti-Skepticism in Medieval Jewish Philosophy and Thought |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 17:00-19:00, Room: 2717

Chairperson: Ze'ev Harvey

| |Bill Rebiger (en) |

Sceptical Strategies used by Simone Luzzatto and Leon Modena in their Examination of Kabbalah

| |Giuseppe Veltri (en) |

Saadia`s Anti-Skepticism among Skeptical Movements in the Middle Ages

| |Racheli Haliva (he) |

The Esoteric Skepticism of the Rational Jewish Thinker: Isaac Polqar on the Talmud and the Commandments.

| |Ariel Malachi (he) |

"עינינו ראו ולא זר"? הבטים ספקניים בתפיסות אפיסטמולוגיות של ריה"ל אבן דאוד ורמב"ם, על רקע סוגיית ודאות המסורת

|349 |Jewish Averroistic Philosophy |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2734

Chairperson: Daniel J. Lasker

| |Yehuda Halper (en) |

The Last Hebrew Metaphysicians of Aragon: Averroes vs. Scotus in the Metaphysical Writings of Abraham Bibago, Moses Arondi, and Eli Habillo

| |Shalom Sadik (he) |

Natural Law and the Law of Moses in Jewish Averroistic Philosophy

| |David Lemler (en) |

One or two truths? 13th Century Jewish Averroism and Exegesis

| |Alex Green (en) |

Joseph Ibn Kaspi on the Contradictions in the Bible

|350 |The Guide of the Perplexed and its Reception I |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2717

| |Milan Zonca (en) |

Menahem ben Jacob Shalem and the Study of the Guide of the Perplexed in Fifteenth-Century Ashkenaz

| |Israel Ori Meitlis (he) |

The Integration of Maimonides` Philosophical Book (The Guide For The Perplexed) with his Law Book (Mishneh Torah) – in Rabbi Yosef Rozin`s Thought

| |Yitzhak Y. Melamed (he) |

The Reception of the Guide of the Perplexed within the Hassidic Movement

| |Yosef Flavio Horwitz (he) |

The Guide for the Perplexed in Portuguese Translation: Religion and Science

|351 |The Guide of the Perplexed and its Reception II |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2717

| |Doron Forte (he) |

Maimonides` Letter to R. Samuel Ibn Tibbon: Alternative Versions and Their Significance in Evaluating the Development of Medieval Jewish Philosophy

| |Assaf Malach (he) |

עיון מחודש בחתימת `מורה נבוכים` לאור חתימת האתיקה הניקומאכית

| |Aaron Adler (en) |

Chapter Numbers in Maimonides` Mishneh Torah

| |David Gillis (he) |

Abraham versus Moses in Maimonides: An Analysis of ‘Laws Concerning Circumcision’, 3: 8-9 in the Light of Guide of the Perplexed i. 16

|352 |Maimonides, Halakha and Midrash: Preservation and Innovation in the Tradition of Yemenite Jews |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2717

Chairperson: Bat-Zion Eraqi-Klorman

| |Gilad Shapira (he) |

Midrash Ha`Gadol - Preservation of an Old Midrashic Tradition or an Artistic Innovation

| |Adam Bin Noon (he) |

The Yemeni Tijan`s Connection with the Torah Written by Maimonides: Innovation and Preservation of an Erroneous Tradition

| |Michael Gershoni (he) |

Rabbi Zechariah Harofe`s Commentary to Maimonides` Mishne Torah -- an Expression of Innovative Trends in the Halakhic Literature of 15th Century Yemeni Jewry

| |Shaul Regev (he) |

Response

|353 |Rabbi Joseph ibn Caspi - Philosophy, Biblical Interpretation and Linguistics |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2717

Chairperson: Hannah Kasher

| |Charles H. Manekin (he) |

Joseph ibn Kaspi`s "Zeror ha-Qesef" and the Hebrew Logical Tradition

| |Cyril Aslanov (en) |

Joseph Kaspi as a Matchmaker Between Philology and Philosophy: Kaspi’s Philosophical-inspired Linguistics as an Attempt to Overcome the Andalusi Grammatical Tradition

| |Moshe Kahan (he) |

היציאה מן הכוח אל הפועל העברי – היחס לפוטנציה במשנתו הפילוסופית-בלשנית של יוסף אבן כספי

| |Avigail Rock (he) |

דמותו של יוסף המקראי בפירושו של יוסף אבן כספי

|354 |Rabbi Joseph Karo |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2717

Chairperson: Shifra Asulin

| |Roni Weinstein (he) |

The Codification Project of R. Joseph Karo: The Global Aspects

| |Mor Altshuler (he) |

Hallacha, Kabbalah and Messianism in the Work of Rabbi Joseph Karo

| |Yaron Dorani (he) |

כללי הפסיקה של מרן יוסף קארו וכללי החריגות מהם

| |Micah Goodman (he) |

Response

|355 |Prefaces and Books |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2506

Chairperson: Avraham (Rami) Reiner

| |Tirza Kelman (he) |

"The Words of This Book Will Be as The Words of a Sealed Book for Him": R. Joseph Karo`s Introduction to the Beit Yossef

| |Noam LevEl (he) |

Menachem Azaria da Fano`s Introductions to Sefer Pelach ha`Rimon: The Work`s aim and Da Fano`s Attitude towards Cordovero and Luria

| |Noam Samet (he) |

שמחת הפלפול – מהקדמות `קצות החושן` ו`שב שמעתתא` ועד לר` ישראל סלנטר

| |Omer Michaelis (he) |

In our days, severe vicissitudes prevail": Crisis Discourse in the Introduction to Maimonides` Mishneh Torah"

|356 |Revising Hebrew Philosophical Terminology |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 15:00-17:30, Room: 2717

| |Reimund Leicht (en) |

Re-Translations of Philosophical and Scientific Texts into Hebrew in the Middle Ages – a Preliminary Survey

| |Michael Engel (he) |

Moses Ibn Tibbon`s Alleged Re-translation of Sefer Ha-Yesodot: A Reassessment

| |Daniel Davies (en) |

Terminology in Translating the Treatise on Logic

| |Yoav Meyrav (en) |

Inspiration in a Bottle: On Seven Different Translations of the Arabic Term ilhām in Themistius Hebraicus

|357 |Binitarity: Two Divinities from Second Temple Literature to the Beginning of Kabbalah |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2718

| |Shraga Bar-On (he) |

אל תאמרו מ(וד)ים מ(וד)ים

| |Michael Schneider (he) |

ביניטריות יהודית ומקורות הגנוסטיציזם

| |Yakir Paz (he) |

He Who Created this did not Create This”: A Rabbinic Polemic against an Audian Melothesian Anthropogony"

| |Tzahi Weiss (he) |

The Belief in `Two Powers` and Early Kabbalistic Literature

|360 |The Roots of the Kabbalah |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2718

| |Tanja Werthmann (he) |

Metaphysics of Eros in Kabbalah

| |Benjamin Sommer (en) |

Proto-Kabbalistic Elements in Priestly Literature of the Pentateuch

| |Marcus Held (en) |

The Body as the Site of the Esoteric Social - Justification of the Faivre-Paradigma in Kabbalistic Traditions

| |Farina Marx (en) |

Journey to the Center of the Soul: Fischl Schneersohn’s Psycho-Expeditions between Jewish Mysticism and Modern Psychology

|361 |Kabbalistic Literature in the Middle Ages I |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2718

| |Michal Oron-Bartov (he) |

מושגי יסוד מעולם הקבלה ב`אוצר הכבוד` לר` טודרוס בן יוסף אבולעפיה

| |Judith Weiss (he) |

תורותיו הקבליות של מורה הרמב"ן `בן-בלימה` וזיקותיהן לקבלה בפרובנס ובגירונה

| |Amiel Vick (en) |

How was Tiqqunei Zohar Written?

| |David Lang (he) |

יסודות המארגנים את מבנה הדרשה בתיקוני הזוהר

|362 |Kabbalistic Literature in the Middle Ages II |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2718

| |Jonnie Schnytzer (he) |

A Commentary to the Book of Creation by Rabbi Joseph Ben Shalom Ashkenazi - A New Glance

| |Leore Sachs Smueli (he) |

יצירתו הפרשנית של ר` מנחם רקנטי בקליטה ועיבוד מסורות בפירושו על התורה: דיון בהתקבלות פרפרזות מספר טעמי המצוות לר` יוסף הבא משושן

| |David Cohen (en) |

Yitzhak Ibn- Latif: A Mystical Philosopher Or a Philosophical Mystic? A Commentary on Tzror Ha’Mor Chapter Five

|363 |Theory and Methodology in the Study of the Kabbalah |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2718

| |Boaz Huss (he) |

קבלה ומיסטיקה: מחקר השוואתי והשוואת המחקר

| |Adam Afterman (he) |

העיון בחוויה המיסטית בספרות היהודית: ה"איחוד המיסטי" כמקרה מבחן

| |J. H. (Yossi) Chajes (he) |

The Kabbalistic Diagrams of Gershom Scholem

|364 |The Safed Kabbalah and its Branches |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2712

| |Patrick Benjamin Koch (sp) |

From Hagiography to Custom: Penitential Rites in Early Modern Musar Literature

| |Tzvi Luboshitz (he) |

R. Moses Zacutos Zohar Commentary: Methodological Interpretation and Canonization of Lurianic Kabbalah

| |Yaniv Mezuman (he) |

Rabbi Shalom Sharabi’s Intentions of Prayer Throughout the Ages of Kabbalah

| |Michal Ohana (he) |

The Dialectic Approach to Prophecy in The Thought of Fez Rabbis in The 16th-17th Centuries

|365 |Mediterranean Kabbalah |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2605

Chairperson: Vadim Putzu

| |Vadim Putzu (en) |

“Sweetening the Judgment” across the Mediterranean: An Oenological Interpretation

| |Ronit Meroz (he) |

Zohar in the Mediterranean

| |Giuseppe Cuscito (en) |

The Sefer Yetzirah in its Mediterranean Context

| |Fabrizio Lelli (en) |

Multiple Receptions of Jewish Kabbalah in Renaissance Italy

|366 |The Reception of the Kabbalah |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2718

| |Elke Morlok (en) |

Martin Luther and the Zohar? On Martin Sommer`s Specimen Theologiae Soharicae of 1734

| |Brian Ogren (en) |

Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah in Colonial America

| |Raphael Shuchat (he) |

The Vilna Gaon and The Kabbalah: Reconstructing the Image

| |Naftali Loewenthal (en) |

Habad and the ‘Oher’: From Kabbalistic Particularism to Maimonidean Universalism?

|367 |Between Transmission and Revision: On Textual Fluidity in the Formation of Jewis |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2718

| |Avishai Bar Asher (he) |

ספר הזוהר הראשון בירושלים: עדויות קדומות על הגעת חיבורים `זוהריים` מארץ ישראל למערב

| |Daniel Abrams (he) |

The Importance of the Salonica 1597 Printing of the “Zohar” to Zohar Scholarship

| |Naama Ben Shachar (he) |

עיון מחודש במסורות של תורת הסוד באשכנז במחצית השנייה של המאה השלוש עשרה – כתב יד נירנברג Cent. V. App. 5

| |Elly Moseson (en) |

A Number of Writings by a Number of Writers: The Manuscript Evidence for the Origins and Development of Hasidic Literature

|368 |Early Modern Jewish Thought |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2720

| |Annelies Kuyt (en) |

Between Sefarad and Safed. Shlomo Almoli`s Dreambook and Encyclopaedia Project

| |Andrea Gondos (en) |

‘If Not Now, When?’: The Popularization of the Zohar as an Eschatological Imperative

| |Roee Goldshmidt (he) |

`They Used to Travel in the Countryside`: An additional Observation of the the European Itinerant Preachers between the 16th Century to Early Hasidism

|369 |From the Zoharic to the Hasidic Story I |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2718

Chairperson: Yehuda Liebes

| |Shifra Asulin (he) |

`Between the Zohar and the Idrot to the Tales of the Seven Beggars of R` Nachman – Narratives of `Shiur Komah

| |Tsippi Kauffman (he) |

איפה הילד- גלגולו של הינוקא הזוהרי בסיפור החסידי

| |Melila Hellner-Eshed (he) |

`On the Art of the Zoharic Story - `Jazz in the Cave

| |Ruth Kara-Ivanov Kaniel (he) |

As One Who Passes From Room to Room: On the Journey through the Upper Worlds in the Zoharic Narrative

|370 |From the Zoharic to the Hasidic Story II |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2718

Chairperson: Ada Rapoport-Albert

| |Biti Roi (he) |

`קרבא דחויא`: כיצד נוצחים מלחמה? מספרות תקוני הזוהר אל החסידות

| |Roni Bar Lev (he) |

ברית המחבר על מעבר מהתמקדות במחבר לברית שהוא מציע עם המאזינים

| |Jonatan Benarroch (he) |

"עולימתא שפירתא דלית לה עינין": גלגולי `משל העלמה` מכתבי ר׳ משה די ליאון וספרות הזוהר ועד יעקב פרנק ור׳ נחמן מברסלב

| |Nathaniel Berman (he) |

The Anger of Myth / The Myth of Anger: The "Other Face" of Narrativity in the Zohar and Rav Nahman

|371 |Hasidism I |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 17:00-19:00, Room: 2718

| |Roee Horen (he) |

"דרך כלל" ו"דרך פרט" בהעלאת מחשבות זרות אצל הבעל שם טוב

| |Zvi Mark (he) |

לקראת מהדורה חדשה של הספר ליקוטי מוהר"ן

| |Aviezer Cohen (he) |

Reb. Simhah Bunim of Przysucha - Radicalism as a Test Case

|372 |Hasidism II |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2718

| |Daniel Leibish Hundert (en) |

Faith in Oneself: as defined by R. Nosson Sternhartz (student of R. Nachman of Bratslav) and its use in his response to the Enlightenment.

| |Justin Jaron Lewis (en) |

Meanings of Shekhinah in Tosher Hasidism

| |Igor Turov (en) |

The Teaching about Musical Aspects of the God Service and Hasidic Ideology of Power

| |Adiel Cohen (he) |

"חידושי תורה כאלו שלא שיערו אודותם בדורות הקודמים" - שיחותיו התלמודיות של הרבי מליובאוויטש: נגלה, נסתר ומחקר.

|374 |Modern Thought - Shoah and Existentialism |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2734

| |Katarzyna Liszka (en) |

The Concept of Generation and Ethics of Memory

| |Uriel Barak (he) |

הרב יעקב משה חרל"פ והשואה: עיון מחודש

| |Shmuel Wygoda (en) |

Benjamin Fondane`s quest for Judaism

|375 |Rabbi Kalonymus Kalman Shapira: New Studies |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 14:30-16:30, Room: 3001, Rabin Building

Chairperson: Gershon Greenberg

| |James A. Diamond (en) |

Thought at the Crossroads Between the Warsaw Ghetto Rebbe and Emil Fackenheim

| |Ora Wiskind-Elper (he) |

The Rebbe of Piaseczno on Hasidism and its Metahistorical Mission.

| |Daniel Reiser (he) |

A Study of the Manuscript `Sermons from the Years of Rage`: Psychological Aspects

|376 |Modern Jewish Thought I |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2606

| |Robert (Reuben Elioyu) Allinson (en) |

Krochmal on the Argument from Design

| |Jeremy Fogel (en) |

Mendelssohn and Spinoza on Immortality and the Substantiality of the Self

| |Igor Kaufman (en) |

Reception of Modern Jewish Thought in Russian-Jewish Intellectual Traditions – the Study of Reception of Spinoza and Mendelssohn as Comparative Cases

| |Michael Gottsegen (en) |

A Practical Turn or Something Other? Theistic Arguments from Morality in 20th Century Jewish Thought

|377 |Modern Jewish Thought II |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2722

| |Reuven Hacohen Oria (he) |

The Messianic and Mystical Consciouseness of the Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneeorson, the Lubavitcher

| |Yoav Wechsler (he) |

Rabbi Elijah Benamozegh, Universal Religion as a Motive for Writing Bible Commentary, Hebrew Writings and the Book," Israel and Humanity"

| |Shlomo Dov Rosen (en) |

Angelic and Prophetic Cognitive Dissonance

| |Ephraim Chamiel (he) |

Rav Soloveitchik: The Man of Faith and the Man of Splendor - Can the Rupture Be Spliced?

|378 |Thought and Halakha I |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2713

| |Yonatan Sagiv (he) |

`אם בחוקתי תלכו` – בימים ההם. ובזמן הזה?

| |Stefan Goltzberg (en) |

Talmudic Legal Reasoning Transplant

| |Paul Heger (en) |

The Magnitude and Implications of the Rabbinic Interpretive Methods

| |Dror Ehrlich (he) |

The Annihilation View of Hell in Jewish Thought: Rabbinic Literature, Maimonides, and Maharal of Prague

|379 |Thought and Halakha II |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2720

| |Noemie Issan-Benchimol (en) |

The Talmud against Foucault: Status and Significance of Judicial Confession in Jewish Criminal Law

| |Yoni Birnbaum (en) |

Inclusivism in the Works of Twentieth Century American Orthodox Posqim

| |Edward Halper (en) |

Hermann Cohen On the Rational Necessity of Religion

| |Alon Shalev (he) |

Self-Censorship and the Limits of Lithuanian-Orthodoxy, in Light of R. Isaac Hutner`s Published and Concealed Works

|380 |Halakha in Practice |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2734

| |J. David Bleich (en) |

Disposition of Surplus Ova

| |Michael Weingarten (en) |

Patients` Voices in the Talmud

| |Mari Masha Yossiffon (en) |

Human Dignity Under Rabbinic Authority

| |Shmuel Glick (he) |

תשובות חדשות מר` משה אלמושנינו בעניין חזקת שכירות נכסים ע"פ תקנת שאלוניקי – כ"י שוקן 69

|381 |Jewish Studies and Modern Jewish Thought |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2722

| |David Golinkin (he) |

The Influence of Prof. Louis Ginzberg & Prof. Saul Lieberman on the Development of Jewish Studies 1902-1983

| |Kotaro Hiraoka (he) |

Martin Buber and Shmuel Yosef Agnon in Jewish Renaissance

| |Heloisa Pait (en) |

Georg Simmel, Sergio Buarque de Hollanda, and the Modern Individual: Jewish Roots in Brazilian Social Thought

|382 |New Approaches in Jewish Studies - Philosophy, Theology ad Critical Theory |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2735

Chairperson: Moshe Halbertal

| |Sarra Lev (en) |

A Creation Sui Generis: What are the Implications for Thinking about Categories?

| |Haim Hillel Ben-Sasson (he) |

The Divine Name YHWH, Philosophy of Language, and the Unique Aspects of Jewish Name-Theology

| |Lynn Kaye (en) |

Talmudic Temporal Phenomena: Literary and Legal Analysis

| |Yonatan Brafman (en) |

Systematicity and its Limits in Lithuanian Talmudism: Patterns of Justification in the Thought of Hayyim Soloveitchik and Shimon Shkop

|383 |Figures and Visions |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2734

| |Catherine R. Power (en) |

"to Prove that a Jew is a Man": Jewish Apologetics on the Eve of the French Revolution"

| |Elad Lapidot (en) |

My Non-Essential Friend. The Dis-Figured Jew

| |Moshe Sokolow (he) |

Darkha Shel Torah: A Singular Educational Manifesto

| |Richard L. Claman (en) |

Rawls`s "Realistic Utopia",and a Distinction between `Expectational` and `Aspirational` Messianism

|384 |Modern Thought - Between Philosophy and Politics |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2734

Chairperson: Yudit Greenberg

| |Yemima Hadad (en) |

“In the Name of God”: Theopolitics and Charismatic Leadership in Martin Buber`s Political Thought

| |Zohar Mihaely (en) |

Franz Rosenzweig`s Criticism of Islam in the Context of Contemporary Discourse

| |Isaac Slater (he) |

The Concept of the Religious Übermensch in the Thought of Shmuel Alexandrov

| |Etsuko Katsumata (en) |

The Emergence of Democracy in Jewish Thought

|385 |Theological Realism After the Critiques of Modernism and Postmodernism |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2720

Chairperson: Steven Kepnes

| |Miriam Feldmann Kaye (en) |

Allegory, Rhetoric, Symbolism and Metaphor in Anti-Realist Jewish Theology

| |Yehuda Gellman (en) |

The Inside and the Outside in Theological Methodology

| |Cass Fisher (en) |

The Whys and Hows of Theological Reference in Rabbinic Theology and Beyond

| |Steven Kepnes (en) |

Re-Evaluating the Post-Kantian Turn and God`s Eternality

|386 |Jewish Approaches to Bible Criticism |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2722

Chairperson: Tamar Ross

| |Marc Shapiro (en) |

Is Modern Orthodoxy Moving Towards an Acceptance of Biblical Criticism?

| |Baruch Alster (en) |

A Taxonomy of Religious Jewish Approaches to Bible Criticism

| |Adam Ferziger (he) |

Tanakh vs. Bible: Critical Textual Scholarship and Orthodox Judaism in Israel and the United States

| |Miri Freud-Kandel (en) |

Louis Jacobs and the Building Blocks to a Theology of Revelation

|387 |The Doctrine of Rav David Zvi Hoffmann: New Sources, New Approaches |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2720

Chairperson: .George Y Kohler

| |Alexander Dubrau (he) |

Rabbi David Zvi Hoffmann’s Struggle over the Ethics of Halakhah

| |Emmanuel Bloch (he) |

Rabbi David Zvi Hoffmann between Apologetics and Science

| |Meir Hildesheimer (he) |

The Polemic Surrounding the Book ‘Mar Samuel’

| |Shlomo Hoffmann (he) |

Melamed Leho`il: Published Responsa, Unpublished Torah Novellas

|388 |Rav Kook and his Disciples: Continuation or Transformation: New Studies in Rav Kook's School |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2001, Rabin Building

Chairperson: Hanoch Ben-Pazi

| |Ehud Nahir (he) |

Rav Kook`s Pantheism: Assignment and Tikun

| |Hagay Shtamler (he) |

Holiness in the Thought of Rabbi Zvi Yehuda Kook

| |Lilach Bar-Bettelheim (he) |

מושג הצמצום ופנתאיזם בכתבים הלא-ערוכים של הרב קוק

| |Udi Avramovich (he) |

הראי"ה קוק והרב צבי טאו - תמורה והמשך

|389 |Jewish Thought and American Pragmatism |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2722

Chairperson: Ze'ev Harvey

| |Nadav Berman Shifman (he) |

Mordecai Kaplan`s "Functional Interpretation", Pragmatic Maxim and the Jewish Tradition

| |Azgad Gold (he) |

The Concepts of Miracle and Petitionary Prayer: A Case Study in Pragmatist Reading of Halachic Literature

| |Hannah Hashkes (he) |

Vagueness and the Logic of Rabbinic Discourse

| |Israel Netanel Rubin (he) |

What God Can Not

|390 |Origins and Belief: New Research on the Interface Between Jewish Thought and Biological Evolution |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2720

Chairperson: Ira Robinson

| |David Mevorach Seidenberg (en) |

Epistemological Parallels between Maimonides and Evolutionary Theory Rooted in their Rejection of Anthropocentrism

| |Dov Berger (he) |

הראי"ה קוק ותיאורית האבולוציה: תיאוריה ביולוגית ופרשנותה הפילוסופית - מטריאליזם ורוחניות

| |Meir Klein (he) |

Evolution Concerning Evolution: Changes in the Lubavicher Rebbe`s Approach

| |Rachel Schulder Abrams Pear (en) |

Jewish Thought and the Science Classroom: The Treatment of Evolution in Israeli Schools s

|391 |Death and the Philosophy of Halacha |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2720

Chairperson: Avinoam Rosenak

| |Sharon Zeude Shalom (he) |

"מות משה: שני מדרשים ושתי אסכולות הלכה"

| |Avinoam Rosenak (he) |

חרדת המוות כמפתח הרמנויטי להלכה ומחשבת ההלכה

| |Michael Baris (he) |

"Knowledge Refers to Purity": Epistemic Considerations in Determining Impurity of Death in Cases of Factual Doubt

| |Irit Offer-Stark (he) |

שיקולים ערכיים בדיון ההלכתי על המתות חסד

|392 |Using the Sperm of a deceased- Round Table |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2606

Chairperson: Michael Wygoda

| |Michael Wygoda (he) |

Use of Sperm from a Deceased Man

| |Yaacov Shapira (he) |

| |Shalom Rosenberg (he) |

| |Jordanna Cope-Joseph (he) |

|393 |Customs of Prayer - Between Old and New |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2735

Chairperson: Uri Ehrlich

| |Dalia Marx (he) |

Secular Religiosity: Welcoming the Shabbat in Secular Kibbutzim

| |Joseph Tabory (he) |

Genesis 2:1-3: From Poetic Midrash to Halachic Obligation

| |Vered Raziel Kretzmer (he) |

עדויות חדשות באשר לזמן ביטולם של מנהגי תפילה ארץ-ישראליים במצרים

| |Reuven Kimelman (he) |

The Poetics of the First Blessing of the Shema Liturgy in the Light of the Angelic Coronation

|394 |Moses Commanded us the Law: From the Bible to Martin Buber |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2720

Chairperson: George Savran

| |Rachel Adelman (en) |

Love as Strong as Death: Eros and Thanatos in the Sinai Theophany

| |Admiel Kosman (he) |

Matan Torah in Buber’s Conception of Myth and its Foundations in Hasidic Thought

| |Alexander Even-Chen (he) |

Maimonides and Spinoza - The Bible and Mount Sinai

| |David Frankel (en) |

From the Torah of Moses to the Torah of God: Changing Conceptions of Authority for the Law in the Book of Deuteronomy

|395 |The Legacy of Martin Buber: New Perspective |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2720

Chairperson: Dominique Bourel

| |Hannah Vitelson (en) |

Where do Babies Come From? Implicit Developmental Approach in "I and Thou"

| |Dominique Bourel (en) |

Buber in some European countries: France, Italy and Sweden

| |Zohar Maor (en) |

Kohn`s Buber and Buber`s Buber: What can we Learn from Hans Kohn`s Biography of Martin Buber?

| |Sophia Katz (en) |

Daoism and Confucianism in Martin Buber’s Thought

|396 |The Jewish Particularism Challenge: Philosophical Examination of Intermarriage |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2716

Chairperson: Avinoam Rosenak

| |Alick Isaacs (en) |

Intermarriage and the Philosophy of Jewish Identity after Heidegger

| |Benjamin Pollock (en) |

Healthy Return? Jewish Particularism and the Particular Jew in Rosenzweig`s Lehrhaus

| |Jonathan Cohen (he) |

In Praise of Metaphoric Discourse: Confronting the Quandary Between Universalism and Particularism

|397 |Relationships, Halakha and Gender |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2720

| |bilha admanit (he) |

סיפור הבריאה כמאפשר שתי קריאות מגדריות שונות

| |Avishalom Westreich (he) |

"It was Here already, Long Ago; it was Here before our Time" (Ecclesiastes 1:10) – On Traditional Engagement Contracts (Shitrei Tenaim) and Modern Prenuptial Agreements

| |Ronit Irshai (he) |

התקשרות זוגית חד-מינית: בין "משכב זכר" ל"הומוסקסואליות" - התפתחויות הלכתיות בנות זמננו.

| |Zvi Zohar (he) |

Why Jews Born in the Soviet Union after WW2 May Marry other Jews

|398 |Pedagogic Innovations, Jewish Education and Modern Jewish Thought |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2720

| |.George Y Kohler (en) |

The (failed) Introduction of Jewish Theology as a Subject at the Rabbinical Seminaries in Germany

| |Hanoch Ben-Pazi (en) |

ENIO: Emmanuel Levinas and the Jewish Education

| |Chanan Gafni (he) |

בין קודש לחול: גלגוליו של בית המדרש בוולפנביטל

| |Kerstin von der Krone (en) |

Translating Judaism: Jewish Catechisms and Manuals and the Re-Definition of Jewish Religious Knowledge in the 19th Century

|399 |Education |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2720

| |Yehuda Hoffman (he) |

“Unity of Opposites" in Mordechai Rotenberg "Hasidic" model and in Rav Kook’s Theological Doctrine and it`s Possible contribution to Positive Organizational Psychology

| |Neria Guttel (he) |

הלכות חינוך בתמורות הזמן

| |David Zori (he) |

Preaching as an Educator: The Homiletical Approach of Rabbi Moshe Tzvi Neriah

| |Hannah Kehat (he) |

How Did the Revolution of Torah Study sweep all Those Who Opposed it

|401 |Women and Femininity in the Bible, Law, History, and Art |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2722

Chairperson: Rachel Ofer

| |Susan Nashman Fraiman (en) |

“Portrait of the Ladies” Models of Womanhood as seen in the Portraits of Gutele and Charlotte von Rothschild

| |Uriel Simon (he) |

The Status of women in Biblical Society

| |Aliza Bazak (he) |

Marriages of Convenience and Marriages for Love in Jewish Law and Ethos

| |Yvonne Friedman (he) |

נשים בחברה לוחמת- נשים יהודיות בארץ ישראל בתקופה הצלבנית על רקע בנות דורן הנוצריות ומוסלמיות

|402 |The Married Woman's Legal Status in Sephardic Tradition |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2722

| |Amihai Radzyner (he) |

R. Ouziel and the Prohibition against Bigamy in Eretz-Israel: A New Outlook

| |Elimelech (Melech) Westreich (he) |

Polygamy and Infertility in Jewish Law in Eretz Israel in the Nineteen Century

| |Ayelet Segal (he) |

Contractual Protections of Childless Widows in the Sefaradi community of post-Expulsion Salonika

| |Naama Sat (he) |

משום עיגונא אקילו בה רבנן" – שיטתו של הרב עזיאל בהבנת הקולא וביישומה"

|403 |Jewish Law |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 14:30-16:30, Room: 2720

| |Haim Shapira (he) |

The Courts in Mishnah Sanhedrin – Revisited

| |Shifra Mescheloff (he) |

הסכמי בוררות בבתי דין פרטיים לממונות הפוסקים על פי ההלכה

| |Joe Sakurai (he) |

Rabbinic Conversion as the Acquisition of the Jewish Body

|404 |From Jewish Law to Israeli Law |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 17:00-19:00, Room: 2720

| |Itay Lipschutz (he) |

Procedural Agreements - Limits and Justifications

| |Nechemia Avnery (he) |

Do “the Poor of Your Town Take Precedence”? Considerations for Prioritizing Local Residents by the Local Government

| |Ya'acov Habba (he) |

דבר ולא חצי דבר - פרק בהלכות עדות

| |Michael Corinaldi (he) |

Rabenu Yeruham`s Decision: The Key to Solving Divorce

|405 |The Concept of "Judaism as a Culture" and its Implications on the Creative Commentary of Jewish Sources |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2722

| |Gershon Greenberg (en) |

Eliezer Schweid’s Portrayal of the Philosophy of Jewish Prayer

| |Ari Ackerman (en) |

Needs Translation

| |Deborah Waxman (en) |

Wrestling with Jewish Peoplehood

|406 |The Crisis of Modernity: Criticism of Secularism and Religion |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2722

Chairperson: Dan Laor

| |Vered Sakal (en) |

Needs translation

| |Haim O. Rechnitzer (he) |

Zionism, Post Zionism and the Crisis of Modernity - between Leo Strauss and Eliezer Schweid.

| |Hava Tirosh-Samuelson (en) |

Schweid: A Zionist Prophet of Post-Secularism

|407 |Jewish Existence Philosophy and its Attitude towards the Research |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2722

| |Yehoyada Amir (he) |

The philosophy of Jewish Existence, Hallachik and Post-Hallacik Normativities

| |Yossi (Joseph) Turner (he) |

Janus: Between Scholarship and Constructive Philosophy in Eliezer Schweid`s Intellectual Endeavors

| |Zeev Gries (he) |

The Study of A.D. Gordon`s Thought- Between Life Teaching to Theorethical Abstraction

|410 |Judaism and World Religions: Sharing Spiritual Strategies |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2722

Chairperson: Avinoam Rosenak

| |Haviva Pedaya (he) |

Welcome and Discussion based on Alon Goshen-Gottstein (ed.), Memory and Hope (Lexington 2015)

| |Nehemia Polen (he) |

Discussion based on Alon Goshen-Gottstein (ed.) Sharing Wisdom (Lexington 2016)

| |Meir Buzaglo (he) |

Discussion based on Alon Goshen-Gottstein (ed.), Friendship Across Religions (Lexington 2015)

|411 |Facing Contemporary Challenges Among World Religions - A Roundtable |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2722

Chairperson: Hanoch Ben-Pazi

| |Shlomo Fischer (he) |

Discussion based on Alon Goshen-Gottstein (ed.) The Che Crisis of the Holy

| |Miriam Feldmann Kaye (he) |

Discussion based on Alon Goshen-Gottstein (ed.), The Future of Religious Leadership(Lexington 2016)

| |Steven Kepnes (he) |

Discussion based on Alon Goshen-Gottstein (ed.), The Religious Other (Lexington 2014)

|412 |Jewish Theological and Existential Responses to World Religions |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 14:30-16:30, Room: 2722

Chairperson: Reuven Kimelman

| |Ephraim Meir (he) |

Discussion based on Alon-Goshen Gotstein and Eugene Korn (ed.), Jewish Theology and World Religions , (Littman 2012)

| |Alan Unterman (he) |

Discussion based on Alon Goshen-Gottstein, The Jewish Encounter with Hinduism (Palgrave 2015)

| |Karma Ben Johanan (he) |

Discussion based on Luther the Antisemite: A Contemporary Jewish Perspective (Fortress Press, 2017)

| |Eugene Korn (he) |

Discussion based on Alon Goshen-Gottstein, Heschel, Greenberg, Sacks (forthcoming)

|413 |Hindu-Jewish Relations: What's Next |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 17:00-19:00, Room: 2722

Chairperson: Yudit Greenberg

| |Alon Goshen-Gottstein (en) |

Hindu jewish Relations - The Work Ahead

| |Daniel Sperber (en) |

Contemporary Hinduism-Idolatry or Monotheism?

| |Nathan Katz (en) |

Free Will (Bachirat) or Divine Play (Lila)? Jewish and Hindu Creation Storries and their Meanings

| |Alan Brill (en) |

Hindu God, Jewish God: Breaking Boundaries beyond Same and Different

|414 |Revisiting Idolatry in Dialogue with World Religions |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2802

Chairperson: Eugene Korn

| |David Berger (he) |

Discussion based on Alon Goshen-Gottstein, Same God, Other god (Palgrave 2015)

| |Moshe Halbertal (he) |

Discussion based on Alon Goshen-Gottstein, Same God, Other god (Palgrave 2015)

| |Marc B. Shapiro (he) |

Is Modern Orthodoxy Moving Towards an Acceptance of Biblical Criticism?

|415 |Religious Genius: A New Conversation Between World Religions |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2802

| |Dov Schwartz (he) |

Discussion based on Alon Goshen-Gottstein, Religious Genius : Appreciating Inspiring Individuals Across Traditions (Palgrave 2017)

| |Yehuda Gellman (he) |

What Makes One a `Religious Genius`?

DIVISION D

LITERATURES, LANGUAGES, ARTS

|500 |50 Years to Ezra Fleischer Institute for the research of Hebrew poetry in the Genizah (Plenary Session) |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2713

Chairperson: Yehoshua Granat

| |Shulamit Elizur (he) |

Working with a Man oof Vision and Action: Ezra Fleischer and the Institute for The Research of Hebrew Poetry in the Genizah

| |Tova Beeri (he) |

Reflections on the Beginnings of the Miphal Hashira to Today`s Computerized Database

| |Michael Rand (he) |

The Database of the Institute for Research in Poetry and Piyyut and Reconstruction of Liturgical Book(let)s from the Genizah - Future Prospects

| |Avi Shmidman (he) |

The Ezra Fleischer Institute for the Research of Hebrew Poetry in the Genizah: Future Directions

|501 |In Spain and Italy |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2802

Chairperson: Ayelet Oettinger

| |Hillel Weiss (he) |

The Historic Novel Shmuel Hanagid

| |Jonathan Vardi (he) |

?Was Samuel ha-Nagid a Compnctious Poet

| |Dana Fishkin (en) |

Invective and Insult in the Works of Immanuel of Rome

|502 |Hebrew Poetry in the Middle Ages |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 14:30-16:30, Room: 2506

| |Benjamin Bar-Tikva (he) |

Prosaic Baqqashot and Letter-Decorated Baqqashot in Provence

| |Nili Shalev (he) |

"The Setter of the Poem": Joseph Qimhi`s Poems in His Commentaries on Proverbs

| |Elisheva Hacohen (he) |

The Song`s Composition

|503 |Medieval Poetry in Askhenaz |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2802

| |Elisabeth Hollender (en) |

Minor Payyetanim in Medieval Ashkenaz

| |Ben Zion Eshel (he) |

Identifying `Joseph`, Author of The Liturgical Poem "LORD is My Light and My Salvation" B.Z. Eshel

| |.Wout Jac van Bekkum (en) |

Liber Krúbot: A `Book of Qerovot` in Latin Translation

|504 |Between Hebrew and Arabic |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2735

| |Haviva Ishay (he) |

The Debate poems of Abraham Ibn Ezra

| |Matti Huss (he) |

זיקתו של `נאום טוביה בן צדקיה` ליוסף אבן שמעון אל `חדית` ביאצֹ וריאצֹ`

| |shira Maziel (he) |

Invective in Todros Abulafia’s Poetry

| |Abdallah Tarabeih (he) |

The Influence of The Letter of the Sword and the Pen by Ibn Burd on the Mahbarot of Alharizi and Ibn Ardutiel

|505 |The Late Middle Ages |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2802

| |Gabriel Wasserman (en) |

Midrashic and Piyyutic Sources of the Story of Moses`s Death in the Karaite Work Levush Malkhuth

| |Yoel Shalom Perez (en) |

In the Trail of a Magical Boat – Magical Practice and its Narrative Manifestation in Jewish Folktales

| |Gal Sofer (en) |

How to Get Out of Prison: A Rediscovered Manuscript of Mafte’ah Shelomoh

|506 |Liturgical Poetry in North Africa |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2802

Chairperson: Ephraim Hazan

| |Rut Bitan-Cohen (he) |

רשות ל"אל אדון" לר יוסף אבן-כספי (אלגיר, המאה ה-15) – חידוש פואטי בתחום סוגות הפיוט

| |Tamar Lavi (he) |

Voice and Distress: Jews and Arab Relationships in Rabbi Raphael Aaron Monsonego`s Liturgical Poems

| |Yossi Ben-Shabat (he) |

Poetical Aspects of “Yagel Ya’akov” by Rabbi Ya’akov Ben- Shabat

| |Margalit Ovadia (he) |

מורשתו הפיוטית של רבי נתן בן יעקב בלחן.

|507 |Jewish Literature in North Africa |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2720

Chairperson: Benjamin Bar-Tikva

| |Blanca Villuendas (en) |

Judeo-Arabic dream books in the Cairo Genizah

| |FANY HIRSENEBERGER (he) |

Womens` songs in Moroccan Judeo-Arabic, surprising discovery of identity and secret wishes

| |Ephraim Hazan (he) |

המאבק למען זכויות האישה בלשון לימודים, קובץ האיגרות של יעב"ץ

| |Miriam Guez-Avigal (he) |

לבחינת מעמדה של `שירת הנביאים` כשירת קודש

|508 |More about Women and Men: Courting, Suffering, and Married Life in Hebrew Literature during Medieval Times and the Early Modern Period |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2717

Chairperson: Hananel Mack

| |Tovi Bibring (he) |

"... לכבוש הגבירה ולהציב אותה כמטרה" - טופוס "הפתיין חסר המצפון" מאנדריאס קפלנוס למחברת החשק לעמנואל הרומי

| |Vered Tohar (he) |

The Tales of Kav Hayashar by Zvi Hirsh Koidonover (Frankfurt 1705): Gender Images

| |Revital Refael-Vivante (he) |

The 7 th Mahebert by Immanuel of Rome: Between a Sefaradic Maqama and an Italian Mahebert

| |Shenhav Bartov (he) |

"אחר אשר עיני ראו באורך הלואי ונגשו ועשו סדין" תמורות בשירת החשק והיין שנכתבה בבלקן ומערב אנטוליה במחצית השניה של המאה הט"ז

|509 |Between Rabbinic Literature and New Hebrew Literature |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2720

Chairperson: Haim Weiss

| |Irit Nagar (he) |

The Character of Elisha Ben Abuya in Agnon’s ‘Pat Slema’

| |Orel Sharp (he) |

אוהל אברהם, הרפת של קאצמן וגילוי עריות – עיצובי דמות ומרחב דרך האינטרטקסט החז"לי ב"מסביב לנקודה" לברנר

| |Moria Dayan Codish (he) |

"גרידת קולמוס שלו צריכה לימוד" או אסתטיקה מדרשית ביצירתו של מנדלי מוכר ספרים

| |Haim Be'er (he) |

Elisha Ben-Abuya

|510 |Imaginary Tales from the Belly of the Fish, Fictional Midrashim, and More Folk Tales |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2305

Chairperson: Amos Geula

| |Rachel Ofer (he) |

Prophet Jonah in Modern Hebrew Literature

| |Eden HaCohen (he) |

From the Aggadic Sources of Rabbi Shlomo Suleiman al-Sanjari: Fictional Midrashim and Hekhalot Literature`

| |Esther Horovitz (he) |

Text and Textile- Sewing as a Metaphor for Writing

| |Tzachi Cohen (he) |

הכול טקסט, או אין-טקסט! דיון בגבולות `הראוי להידרש` בשלושה סיפורים מן התלמוד הבבלי

|511 |Hebrew Translations and Jewish Translators of Middle Ages and Renaissance Iberia, Provence and Italy: Between Transmission and Interpretation |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2714

Chairperson: Rachel Peled Cuartas

| |Ayelet Oettinger (he) |

"I Removed the Garment of her Captivity, and Adorned myself with her Earrings and her Jewels": Translation in The King`s Son and the Ascetic by Ibn Hasdai

| |Elisa Borsari, Katarzyna K. Starczewska (en) |

Inspired Choices: Translation and Transmission of the Latin Versions of Hystoria Barlaam et Iosaphat

| |Macarena Garcia, Carlos Santos (en) |

Kalila wa Dimna and Sefer ha-Mešalim: A Comparative Approach [of Jacob ben Eleazar`s translator and writer work]

| |Rachel Peled Cuartas (he) |

(Not) Judging the Book by Its Cover(s): Research on Hebrew Translations in Medieval and Early Modern Sefarad, Provence and Italy - State of Art and Future Perspectives

|513 |New Readings of Agnon |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2718

| |Omri Ben Yehuda (en) |

Poetics of Unravelling: Agnon`s Hidden Tsadik

| |Ruhama Albag (he) |

Shmuel Yosef (S.Y.) Agnon`s "The Bridal Canopy". The Fictive and Real Journey: An Epitaph for the World of Yesterday

| |Yaacov Sarig (en) |

A Personal Dream Thwarted in S.Y. Agnon`s Short Stories

| |Laura Wiseman (en) |

From Fleshpots to Field Greens: Scampering Between the Cauldrons in Agnon’s Shira

|514 |Studying the Works of U. Z. Grinberg:  Trends and Directions |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2714

Chairperson: Dan Laor

| |Neta Stahl (he) |

׳שם הסתר פנים׳: תיאודיציה ואנטי-תיאודיציה בשירת אצ״ג

| |Chanita Goodblatt (he) |

חווית הקרב והמוות: עיון משווה בין אצ"ג ומשוררים אנגליים על רקע מלחמת העולם הראשונה

| |Tamar Wolf-Monzon (he) |

“Love to my despicable Jews” – Changes in Uri Zvi Grinberg’s attitude towards the Jews of Europe

| |Chaya Beinosovitz (he) |

Uri Zvi Grinberg`s Sefer Ha-Kitrug Ve-Haemuna [The Book of Indictment and Faith]: a Case of Reception

בינוסוביץ

|515 |Uri Zvi Greenberg Now - A Round Table |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2714

Chairperson: Tamar Wolf-Monzon

| |Oreet Meital (he) |

| |Tsur Ehrlich (he) |

| |Eliaz Cohen (he) |

| |Chen Yesodot (Kleinman) (he) |

|516 |Dowry and Holiday, Mourning and Identity: Women Researchers in the Beit Hillel Library of Jewish Studies |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2713

Chairperson: Yehuda Friedlander

| |Yael Shemesh (he) |

Mourning in the Bible: Coping with Loss in Biblical Literature

| |Nurit Feinstein (he) |

The Inter-generational Contention Regarding the Creation of Renewed Jewish culture in Eretz Israel, as Reflected in the Writing of the Third Aliyah Novelists

| |Tsippy Levin Byron (en) |

Biblical Allusions in Natalia Ginzburg`s Writings as a form of Expressing Cultural Belonging

|517 |Space in Hebrew Literature |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2802

| |Maayan Harel (he) |

Beyond the Reality Principle: Jerusalem in Contemporary Israeli Fiction

| |Mei-Tal Nadler (he) |

How to Construct Ethical Spaces? Space and Place in "To the End of the Land" by David Grossman

| |Chen Strass (he) |

“We Have Gone too Far”: Spatial Borders and the Borders of Representation in “Funeral at Noon” by Yeshayahu Koren"

| |Yoav Ronel (he) |

"הבו לי חלל קטן ושם בירכתי האדמה אלך ואהגה בו נכאי, נכאינו": המרחב המלנכולי ביצירתו של מיכה יוסף ברדיצ`בסקי

|518 |War in Literature |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2605

Chairperson: Hadas Shabat-Nadir

| |Shimrit Peled (he) |

Power Relationship and War in Heart Murmur (Hitganvut Yehidim) by Kenaz

| |Nitza Ben Dov (he) |

גברים לוחמים ואהבת נשים בפרוזה הישראלית

| |Mimi Haskin (he) |

"I love the war" (A.Z. Rabinowicz)

Religion as a constituent of national death in Second-Aliya Literature

|519 |Myth and Ethos |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 14:30-16:30, Room: 2734

| |Yael Dekel (he) |

The Jewish-Arab War of 1948 in Canaanite Fiction

| |Eran Tzelgov (he) |

בין מבצר הבופור למבצר ויליאמס: "הם" ו"אנחנו" בספרות המלחמה העברית

| |Nina Fischer (en) |

Writing Israeli Settlements: When Literature is Politics

|520 |Poetic and Sociocultural Aspects in the Writings of Rabbi Yoseph Haim of Bagdad |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2505

Chairperson: Michael Gross

| |Itamar Drori (he) |

Encoding and Decoding of Secret Signs in the Stories of Rabbi Yosef Chaim of Baghdad

| |Avi-ram Tzoreff (he) |

"I Stole to Satisfy my Starving Soul": Poverty and Social criticism in R. Yosef Haim Of Baghdad`s Writings

| |Michael Gross (he) |

Dealing of Rav Yosef Chaim of Baghdad with the "Wise Woman"

| |Rivka Kadosh (he) |

Transformation Aspects in the Literary Works of Rabbi Yosef Haim of Bagdad

|521 |Divinity and Idolatry in Hebrew Literature |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2602

| |Malka Shaked (he) |

The Development of the Paganic Concept in Tshernichovsky`s Poetry

| |Liliana Dabby-Joury (he) |

חווית העדר האלוהות כגילוי, כמענה וכאתגר בשירה העברית

| |Nogah Duchovni-Tamir (he) |

ניגון ודממה בעולמותיהם של אצ"ג וטור מלכא

|522 |Models of Positioning from a Gender Perspective: Pragmatic and Literary Investigations |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2735

Chairperson: Tova Cohen

| |Efrat Rabinovitz (he) |

הססנות ונחרצות יתר – בין נתן זך לדליה הרץ

| |Yael Levi-Hazan (he) |

"I Dismiss the War of my Consciousness”: Leah Goldberg`s Silence by Choice and Speech by Force

| |Miri Cohen-Achdut (he) |

ואמר לי לקרוא - אני מופתכם!": ציטוטים כאמצעי למיצוב עצמי"

| |Nirit Kurman (he) |

"To the Scents of the Cypress and Moist Thistle I shall Extend a Hidden Wing": Nativism and Self-Jouissance in Esther Raab’s Early Poetry

|523 |The Work of the auther Ronit Matalon |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2713

Chairperson: Adia Mendelson-Maoz

| |Yuval Benatia (he) |

המלים המשטות - על אמת ושקר בכתיבה. עיון במופעי הכתיבה ברומן "השפעה בלתי הוגנת" של רונית מטלון

| |yiftach ashkenazy (he) |

קול צעדינו כקול מהמרכז: הבנת הפואטיקה ההיברידית של קול צעדינו מתוך פרספקטיבה סינכרונית

| |Tammy Frade Galon (he) |

The Sound of Our Steps an Autobiography of Race and Gender

|524 |Family and Gender In Modern Hebrew Literature |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2802

| |Ofra Matzov-Cohen (he) |

"As if she Grew Wings": Power and Challenges of the Female Protagonist in Asher Barash`s Story Gannanim

| |Ester Adivi-Shoshan (he) |

"החיים" - סיכום, פסגה וחידוש ביצירתה של רות אלמוג

| |Rivka Rosner (he) |

ממספר ילד למספר בוגר: התבגרות אתית בסיפורי אתגר קרת

| |Hanna Seltzer (en) |

“But Both Their Hands Reach Out:” Father-son Relationship in Preliminaries and in the Binding of Isaac as a Critique on Ideology

|525 |Studies in Prose |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2720

| |Israela Weiss (he) |

Play, Game and reading, as Reflected in Uri Orlev`s Autobiograhpical Books "The Lead Soldiers" and "The Sandgame"

| |Yael Balaban, Hanna Shaul Bar Nissim (he) |

In Search of Lost Times: "Involuntary Memory" in Modern Hebrew Literature

| |Chen Marx (he) |

The Void is Bound to be Filled – The Desert in Shulamit Hareven’s “The Miracle Hater"

| |Orna Levin (he) |

The Poetics of the Sphere as a Medium to Design a Panoramic Picture of the Expulsion From Spain in Farewell by Naomi Frankel

|526 |Studies in Hebrew Poetry |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2502

| |Chaya Shacham (he) |

Between Flesh and Soul - Lea Goldberg`s Erotic Poetry

| |Giddon Ticotsky (he) |

The Road Not Taken of Modern Hebrew Poetry: The Case of Dahlia Ravikovitch and Yehuda Amichai

| |Gad Kaynar - Kissinger (he) |

The Upturned Sleeve Device in the Poems of Hanoch Levin

| |Gideon Nevo (he) |

The Poem For This and the Art of Mixed Modes in Natan Alterman`s Journalistic Poetry

|527 |Inter-Literary Influences |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2802

| |Rina Lapidus (en) |

Russian Roots of Modern Hebrew Literature

| |Helena Rimon (he) |

The Russian Formalists and their Jewish Identity: The Account is not yet Finished

| |Tetyana Yakovleva (en) |

Violent Spaces in Odessa 1905: Yushkevich, Kipen, Aizman

|528 |Identities and Translation |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2735

| |Adel Shakour (he) |

שקיעים ערביים בכתיבה העברית של הסופר סלמאן מצאלחה

| |Rina j. Baroukh (he) |

The State of Translation is the State of Pain: On Lament in Shimon Adaf's Writings

| |Yu Amano (en) |

Comparative Analysis on Multiple Iraqi Jewish Identities in the Works of Sami Michael and Samir Naqqash

| |Uri Erez (he) |

Emblems of Center and Periphery in Literature in: Yair Garbuz’s Oy, My Beloved Country (2010)

|529 |Multilingual Israeli Literature: Problems and Challenges |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 17:00-19:00, Room: 2506

| |Roman Katsman (he) |

Russian Israeli Novel in the 1990-2000s

| |Gali Drucker Bar-Am (he) |

Am I “Your Dust”? Yiddish Prose in Israel (1948 - 1967)

| |Amer Dahamshe (he) |

Oppositional Literature: Israel/Palestine`s Other Space in the Hebrew Translation

| |Yaakov Ariel (en) |

An American avant-garde Poet in Israel: The Unexpected freedom in Robert Friend’s Poetry

|530 |Inclusion and Exclusion - Poetic Changes and Canonization Processes |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2735

Chairperson: Michal Arbell

| |Yaakov Herskovitz (he) |

Poetry vs. Prose, Yiddish vs. Hebrew - Yaakov Steinberg and Self-Translation

| |Guy Ehrlich (he) |

Yehudit Hendel`s Early Writing

| |Chen Edelsburg (he) |

His Alienated Wife` – Eda Zoritte`s View of Writing

| |Nadav Linial (he) |

Tragic Fulfilment: Genre, Desire and Ideology in Dov Kimhi’s Beit Hefetz

|531 |Haskalah Literature I |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2603

| |Keren Dubnov (he) |

Focus Sentences in Hebrew Enlightenment Prose

| |Bracha Ben Shamai (he) |

Between Yiddish and Hebrew in Moshe Leib Lilienblum’s plays Der Bigamist (1881) and Zrubavel: Oder Shivas Tsien (1887)

| |Tova Cohen (he) |

Who are you, Rachel Morpurgo? Towards Deciphering the First Hebrew Woman Poet and Her Works

| |Gideon Kouts (he) |

Abraham Mapu and the Hebrew Press

|532 |Haskalah Literature II |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2505

| |Nicham Ross (he) |

מעשיות `במדבר` של דוד פרישמן - האם הן מדרש מודרני?

| |Michal Cohen (en) |

Biblical and Talmudic Allusions in Sarah Feiga Meinkin`s Novel "Ahavat Yesharim" (1881)

| |Moshe Pelli (he) |

What Is Haskalah in Mid-Nineteenth Century as Reflected in ‘Kochvei Yitzhak’

| |Luis S. Krausz (en) |

Meier Aaron Goldschmidt: a pioneer of Ghettoliteratur

|533 |Maskilic Bible Exegesis in Central Europe: Moses Mendelssohn and the Following Generation I |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2802

Chairperson: Eli Schonfeld

| |Yael Sela (en) |

“A More Noble Excellence”: Moses Mendelssohn on the Musical Origins of Biblical Poetry

| |Yael Almog (en) |

Exegesis in Conversation: Moses Mendelssohn and the Romantics

| |Amir Banbaji (he) |

Mendelssoh and Hebrew Literary Modernity: Melitsah and Rhetoric

|534 |Maskilic Bible Exegesis in Central Europe: Moses Mendelssohn and the Following Generation II |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2802

Chairperson: Michael Silber

| |Louise Hecht (en) |

Linguistics vs. Pedagogics: The Bible Exegesis of Juda Löw Jeitteles (1773-1838)

| |Elias Sacks (en) |

Language or Politics? Moses Mendelssohn and Nachman Krochmal on Biblical Exegesis

| |Grit Schorch (en) |

Hebrew Language Politics and Bible Exegesis. The Case of Juda Leib ben Ze`ev

|535 |The Hasidic Story: Influences and Comparisons |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2605

| |Zeev Kitsis (he) |

על הצפיפות החסידית – על צפיפות ודחיקת הגוף בחצרות החסידים, ועל השתקפותן בעולם הסיפורת החסידית.

| |Ziva Feldman (he) |

Dream as Reality and Reality as Dream

| |Yakov Azriel (en) |

Rabbi Nachman of Braslav in the context of the Romantic Literary Tradition

|536 |World Literature |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2734

| |Malgorzata Domagalska (en) |

The imagined World: Jews in Contemporary Polish Crime Stories

| |Ahuva Cohen (he) |

The Stories of Jacob Steinberg and Anton P. Chekhov and Whatever Comes In-between

| |Naphtali Wagner (he) |

David`s Fiddle and the Failure of Music Therapy: Reflections of the Biblical Story (1 Samuel, chapter 18) in Modern Prose

|537 |New Thoughts |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 17:00-19:00, Room: 2606

| |Daria Boniecka-Stepien (he) |

.מיהדות רוחנית ל״איש עברי חפשי בדעותיו״. אחד העם ויוסף חיים ברנר והתמודדותם עם זהות יהודית חדשה

| |Kate Rashkina (en) |

Tense in Biblical Hebrew? Franz Rosenzweig`s concept of time and its grammatical applications in the biblical commentary in the Star of Redemption

| |Shira Wolosky (en) |

Levinasian Hermeneutics: Breaking Analogy

| |Mara Willard (en) |

Diaspora in Exile: The Parisian Moment of Hannah Arendt, Gershom Scholem, and Walter Benjamin

|538 |Pain and Beauty in Holocaust Literature |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2734

Chairperson: David Patterson

| |Pedro Gonzalez (en) |

Torture and the Search for the Unknowable Secret

| |Sarah Valente (en) |

Torture and the Search for the Unknowable Secret

| |Mary-Catherine Mueller (en) |

The Role of Silence in Ida Fink’s Holocaust Short Stories

|539 |Facing the Holocaust in Literature |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 11:30-14:00, Room: 2802

| |Osnat Bar-On (he) |

Yigal Schwartz`s A Hungarian Chorus "and the Doors that Were Never Locked"

| |Miriam Neiger (he) |

Echo from Hell": Avigdor Hameiri`s Response to the Holocaust"

| |Kobi Kabalek (en) |

The Internal-External Observer: Robert Weltsch’s Wartime Perspective on WWII

| |Raquel Stepak (he) |

The Volunteer Work of Writers from the Land of Israel with Holocaust Survivors in Europe (1945-1948)

|540 |The Diary in Interdisciplinary Perspective |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2722

Chairperson: Batsheva Ben-Amos

| |Tamar Hess (en) |

Present and Past: Diaries as a source of Autobiography

| |Israel Bartal (he) |

יומן המסע של ג`רמי בנת`ם בעיירות מזרח אירופה: בין אתנוגרפיה לנאורות

| |Batsheva Ben-Amos (en) |

Genetic Analysis of Personal Diaries

| |Amos Goldberg (he) |

Response

|541 |Austrian Individuals in Palestine/Israel |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2734

Chairperson: Israel Yuval

| |Patrizia Gruber (en) |

Wolfgang von Weisl – an Ideological Proponent of the Zionist Right as Pioneer in Palestine/Erez Israel

| |Adunka Evelyn (en) |

Max Eisler (1881 - 1937) – a Forgotten Viennese Jewish Art Historian

| |Andrea M. Lauritsch (en) |

Moshe Ya´akov Ben-gavriêl (1891–1965) – His Life and Diaries from 1927 to 1945

|542 |American Jewish Identity |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2735

Chairperson: Shiri Goren

| |Noam Gil (en) |

The Destruction of Israel and Other Fantasies in 21st century Jewish American Literature

| |Isadora Sinay (en) |

Arthur Miller`s "Focus" and Philip Roth`s "The Plot Against America"

| |Olga Karasik (en) |

Contemporary Jewish American Literature as a Phenomenon of Hybrid Identity

| |Omri Asscher (en) |

"Philip Roth, Come Home!": Jewish-American Literature in Israeli Eyes

|543 |The Image of Paris in Post-War Jewish Literary Memory |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2505

Chairperson: Sara R. Horowitz

| |Amira Dan (en) |

Paris of my Own: Trauma and Desire in the Works of Georges Peres and Patrick Modiano

| |Gary D. Mole (en) |

Breathless Sobs, Displacement, and Parisian Cartography in Sarah Kofman’s Rue Ordener Rue Labat

| |Sara R. Horowitz (en) |

Streetwalking Paris: Transgressive Citiscapes

| |Julia Creet (en) |

Dora Bruder’s Paris: A psychogeography of Jewish Absence

|544 |Russian-Jewish Writers on Three Continents: Self-Definitions |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2734

Chairperson: Judith Kornblatt

| |Edward Waysband (en) |

Alexander Goldstein’s “Tetis or Mediterranean Mail”: Russian-Israeli Literature as Levantine

| |Stefani Hoffman (en) |

The Self in Search of Place in the Writing of Boris Khazanov

| |Alexander Burry (en) |

Escaping Jewishness: Gary Shteyngart’s The Russian Debutante’s Handbook

| |Alice Nakhimovsky (en) |

Larisa Vapnyar: From Russia with Relief

|545 |Engraved Freedoms: Writing under Constraints in Jewish Literatures |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2718

Chairperson: Ariel Zinder

| |Adi Sorek (he) |

Infected language: Literary Constraints and Scourges in Shmuel Yosef Agnon`s Story "Ad Olam" (Forever)

| |Yaniv Hagbi (he) |

"I was the Working Tool of the Holy One”: Theoretical Notes on the Origins of Conscious Pre-Constrained Writing in Hebrew Literature

| |Rony Klein (he) |

Kafka - Perec: Literature as a Rule and the Play of Language

| |Einat Davidi (he) |

Yosef Penso de la Vega of Amsterdam: Play and Meta-Play in the Jewish Baroque

|546 |Special Collections and Manuscripts |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2735

| |Ilana Tahan (en) |

The British Library`s Hebrew collection: A Brief History

| |Dalia-Ruth Halperin (en) |

The Three Riders

| |Maximilian de Moliere (en) |

The Collaboration of the Christian Hebraist Johann Albrecht Widmanstetter with his Scribes

|547 |Medieval Manuscripts: New Reflections |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 17:00-19:00, Room: 2734

| |Maria Giuseppina Mascolo (en) |

Paleographic aspects of medieval Hebrew inscriptions of Bari (Apulia)

| |Joseph Yahalom (he) |

ספר חשיפת הטעויות-ספר פולמוס אנטי סעדייני חדש

| |Meritxell Blasco (en) |

The Medieval Hebrew Documents from Arxiu Municipal de Girona and Arxiu Diocesà de Girona

|548 |Between Yearning for Totality to Longing for Disaster |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2603

Chairperson: Dan Tsahor

| |Elazar Elhanan (he) |

Fishke der Krumer

| |Dan Tsahor (he) |

עם הספר: פרויקט האנציקלופדיה והניסיון ליצור אומה יודעת, 1944-1991

| |Elchanan Shilo (he) |

Desire for Disaster as Jewish Pathology: Between The Evening Journey of Yatir by the Young Abraham B. Yehoshua and The Retrospective by the Later Abraham B. Yehoshua

|550 |Israeli Folklore |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2713

Chairperson: Galit Hasan-Rokem

| |Hagar Salamon (he) |

Studying Folklore in Rapidly Changing Israel

| |Tsafi Sebba-Elran (he) |

Humor, Ideology and Politics in the Hebrew Joke of the Yishuv

| |Haya Milo (he) |

Tradition, Change and protest in folktales of the Ethiopian community in Israel

| |Shany Kotler (he) |

The Face of the State as The Face of (Face)book - Israelity, Politics, Power Relations and Folk Culture on Social Networks

|551 |Event, Archive, Implementation: Between Folklore and History |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2713

Chairperson: Galit Hasan-Rokem

| |Dani Schrire (he) |

Performing Versions: Between History and Folklore

| |Tuvia Singer (he) |

מהו אירוע? לשאלת השימוש ההיסטוריוגרפי במקורות מהתרבות העממית

| |Tom Fogel (he) |

הארכיון העממי או פולקלוריסטיקה בארכיון

| |Haim Weiss (he) |

על כוחה של ההיסטוריה ה"בדויה" של בר כוסבה

|552 |Models of Exile and Redemption in Jewish and European Folklore |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2714

Chairperson: Haim Weiss

| |Dina Stein (he) |

Lost Tribes in the Israel Folktale Archives: Messianic Variations

| |Galit Hasan-Rokem (he) |

Was the Wandering Jew Jewish?

| |Ossnat Sharon (he) |

History and Time in the Land of the Lost Tribes

|553 |The Hebrew Narrative in the Middle Ages: Origins, Contexts, Meanings |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2713

Chairperson: Eli Yassif

| |Yuval Harari (he) |

Hanina the Exorcist - Pirka de-Rabbi Hanina Ben Doss

| |Rella Kushelevsky (he) |

Hebrew Tales In Medieval Ashkenas – an Overview

| |David Rotman (he) |

The Hebrew Story in the Cairo Genizah

| |Josef Bamberger (he) |

"And There He Composed a Well Known Seliha": Piyyut Commentary and Legends of Saints in Medieval Ashkenaz

|560 |The Hebrew Language: Research and Standardization |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2802

Chairperson: Moshe Bar-Asher

| |Amir Gaash (he) |

A Study of the Chapter on Morphological Patterns in the Karaite Grammatical Treatise Meʾor ʿAyin

| |Doron Ya'akov (he) |

The Language of Rashi`s Commentary to the Babylonian Talmud - Introductory Remarks

| |Ruth Stern Glatzer (he) |

On the Lexicon of the Geonim

| |Barak Dan (he) |

Verb Conjugations - Theory and Practice

|561 |The Weight of the Name: Synchrony and Diachrony |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2502

| |Einat Gonen, Yael Reshef (he) |

Morphological Variability in the Formation of Spoken Modern Hebrew: The Case of the Nominal Template Maqtela/Miqtala

| |Bat-Zion Yemini (he) |

The Wide Distribution of haCCaCa Pattern in Modern Hebrew

| |Vered Saydon (he) |

Hebrew mishqal pā‛ūl – A Diachronic and Synchronic Study

|562 |Studies in Modern Hebrew |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2734

| |Smadar Cohen (he) |

Third Person Marker and Number-and-Gender System in Spoken Spontaneous Israeli Hebrew

| |Danny Kalev (en) |

The Emergence of pa`al Based Future Perfect Constructions in Contemporary Hebrew

| |Noga Ilani (he) |

One Lexical Conditioning for Repetition or Deletion of Prepositions Before Parallel Sentence Parts

| |Hadar Perry (he) |

משה שרת – תרומתו לשפה העברית

|563 |Questions on Hebrew Dialogue in History |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2735

| |Rivka Shemesh-Raiskin (he) |

A Fortiori Arguments (‘Qal Va-Xomer’) in the Halachic Give-and-Take Conversations in the Mishnah

| |Doly Eliyahu-Levi (he) |

Rhetorical-Linguistic Examination of Two Patterns of Discourse

| |Sofia Yampolskaya (en) |

Everyday Conversations in a dead Language: T-V Distinction in Hebrew of the XIX-XX Centuries

| |Adina Moshavi (en) |

The Syntax of Answers to Questions in the Bible in the light of Conversation Analysis

|564 |Studies in the Rabbinic Language |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2505

| |Uri Mor (he) |

Linguistic Variation and the Research of Rabbinic Hebrew

| |Ariel Gabbay (he) |

The Exchange of the Vowel Signs: `Holam` and `Shuruq` in the 1644 Constantinople Edition of the Mishna

| |Meirav Tubul) Kahana) (he) |

Between the Classical Tetralemma and the Same-phrase Tetralemma un the Mishna and Tosefta

| |Yaron Lisha (he) |

A Portion of Tractate Avoda Zara of the Mishna from the Afghan Geniza - Textual and Linguistic Analysis and its Language Tradition

|565 |Studies on the Aramaic Language throughout History |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2405

| |Tamar Kurtanidze (en) |

Verb Structure in Jewish Neo Aramaic dialect of Salmas

| |James Nathan Ford (en) |

Some Contributions of the Babylonian Magic Bowls to the Jewish Babylonian Aramaic Lexicon

| |Arye Olman (he) |

Amoraic Hebrew - Two Dialects or More?

| |Nasir Basal (he) |

Some reality matters in The biblical glossary `tafsi:r al-Alfa:z` by the Karaite Abu: al-Faraj Ha:ru:n

|566 |The Aramaic Translation of the Scrolls |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2713

| |Hsin-Chih Perng (he) |

Remarks on the Original Aramaic of Targum Canticles and Targum Qoheleth in Light of Cairo Geniza Fragments and Early Manus

| |Yaffa Israeli (he) |

A Translation of the Book of Ruth into the Saqqiz dialect of Neo- Judeo-Aramaic

| |Nili Samet (he) |

The Aramaic Dialect Spoken by Qohelet`s Author

|567 |The Wisdom of Language from Medieval Times |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2718

| |Jonathan Howard (he) |

Elijah Levita`s Grammatical Thought as Exhibited in his Glosses to the Mikhlol

| |Yehonatan Wormser (he) |

The Term of "Euphonic Dagesh": Developments in its Use and the Controversy Over it in Jewish Grammatical Hebrew Literature

| |Dror Ben-Arie (he) |

Peraḥ Shoshan: Moshe Ibn Ḥabib`s Grammatical Treatise as Copied by His Disciple David Karako

| |Uri Melammed (he) |

שריד מתרגומו העברי של שלמה אבן אַיּוּבּ ל`איגרת הַתּוֹכֵחָה` של יונה אבן ג`נאח

|568 |Studies in the History of the Hebrew Language |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 17:00-19:00, Room: 2735

| |Barak Avirbach (he) |

Medieval Hebrew Insufficiency - Was it Such a Dramatic Deficiency?

| |Tania Notarius (he) |

Lexical Isoglosses of Proto-Hebrew: פְּלִילִים (Deut 32:31) and כֵּן (Judges 5:15) as Case Studies

| |Boris Kleiner (he) |

Rhythm in Scriptural Reading of Yemenite Jews

|569 |The New Arab-Jewish Studies Program - A Round Table |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 14:30-16:30, Room: 2605

| |Galili Shahar (he) |

| |Hadas Shabat-Nadir (he) |

| |Almog Bahar (he) |

|570 |The Tradition of Tafilalt |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 14:30-16:30, Room: 2802

Chairperson:

| |Meyer Nezrit (he) |

Unique Customs of Communities Tafilalt

| |Nathalie Akun (he) |

Cultural Traditions Reflected in the Language of Tafilalt Scholars

| |Moshe Bar-Asher (he) |

A Community in the Light of its Names and Nicknames

| |Aharon Maman (en) |

Tafilalt (South East of Morocco)`s Linguistic Texture: Hebrew-Arabic-Aramaic

|571 |Cultural Translation and Old Yiddish Texts: Synchronic and Diachronic Perspectives |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2735

| |Ruth von Bernuth (en) |

Invented Traditions: Hershele Ostropolyer as a Jewish Till Eulenspiegel

| |Aya Elyada (en) |

Sacred Text in a Secular World: Old Yiddish Bibles in Modern German-Jewish Culture

| |Iris Idelson-Shein (en) |

Translation, Transgression and Transformation: Animal Encounters in Old Yiddish

| |Rebekka Voss (en) |

Wandering Jews in Bright Red

|573 |Old Yiddish - New Perspectives |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 17:00-19:00, Room: 2505

Chairperson: Steffen Krogh

| |Astrid Starck-Adler (y) |

The Yiddish Print Sod haneschome (Basel: Conrad Waldkirch, 1609)

| |Simon Neuberg (en) |

Old Yiddish Medicine - Bibliographical Aspects [meditsin oyf alt-yidish - bibliografishe aspektn]

| |Noga Rubin (he) |

"מדרש סיפור" או מה ומי מסתתרים מאחורי הסיפורים בספרי המוסר ביידיש"?

|574 |Hebrew and Yiddish Corpus Linguistics |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2405

Chairperson: Tsvi Sadan

| |Aynat Rubinstein (en) |

A Corpus of Emergent Modern Hebrew: Linguistic Insights

| |Valentina Fedchenko (en) |

Corpora Development for Standard Yiddish

| |Elena Luchina-Sadan (en) |

Corpora Development for Non-standard Yiddish

| |Tsvi Sadan (en) |

Corpus Evidence and the Pedagogical Lexicography of Modern Hebrew

|575 |Women Write Yiddish |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2722

Chairperson: Nathan Cohen

| |Chava Turniansky (y) |

‘Let Me Hear Your Voice’: Private Letters of Jewish Women

| |Nurit Orchan (he) |

Unexplored Features of Esther Frumkin’s Writing

| |Judith Levin (he) |

In days of fury: Rachel Feignberg`s testimony of the event in her Shteitel Baranova 1918-1920

| |Marion Aptroot (en) |

The Letters of Sore bas Ayzik Shalit

|576 |Contemporary Hasidic Yiddish: Empirical Investigations |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2503

Chairperson: Dalit Assouline

| |Chaya R. Nove (en) |

Contrastive length in the stressed vowels of New York Hasidic Yiddish

| |Jordan Kutzik (en) |

American Hasidic Yiddish Pedagogical Materials: A Survey of 60 Years of Children’s Publishing

| |Netta Abugov (en) |

Variation in the Acquisition of Antwerp Hasidic Yiddish Noun Plurals

| |Steffen Krogh (en) |

Antwerp Yiddish in the 21st Century. A Snapshot

|577 |The Yiddish Component in the Non-Jewish Linguistic Space |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 14:30-16:30, Room: 2505

| |Yishai Neuman (en) |

Yiddish-Colored Accent in Representations of Jewish Speech in Narrative Fiction in English, German, French and Hebrew

| |Galina Eliasberg (en) |

Jewish Odessa in Semen Yushkevich œuvre

| |Ekaterina Novokreshchennykh (en) |

Approaches to the Yiddish Sociolect of American English

| |Karolina Szymaniak (en) |

Literary Theory and Polish Jewish Cultural Transfer. The Case of Nachman Blumenthal

|578 |Yiddish in a Changing Lingual and Cultural Space |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2503

| |David G Roskies (y) |

Poor and Rich in the Jewish Community at the Kingdom of Navarre Before the Expulsion

| |Rakhmiel Peltz (y) |

Ber Borokhov: The Bridge Between Yiddish Linguistic Research and Zionist Politics, 1907-1917

| |Rukhl Schaechter (y) |

120 yor Forverts – funem kukvinkl funem ershtn amerikaner geboyrenem redaktor

| |Yael Levi (he) |

Hirsch Bernstein and the Transition of the Hebrew Alphabet from Eastern Europe to the United States in the 19th century

|579 |Yiddish Language and Culture In Poland and its Sorrounding Area |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2403

| |Anastasiya Lyubas (en) |

Language, Plasticity, Modernism: Dvoyre Fogel`s Poetics

| |Arnaud Bikard (en) |

Laughing on the Verge of Disaster: The Tradition of Yiddish Satires in Poland in the Interwar Period

| |Adina Bar-El (he) |

Yiddish Children`s Stories - From Eretz-Israel to Poland: May Zrubavels and the "Borochov" Schools

| |Itzik Gottesman (en) |

Yidishe folkspoezye funem 19tn yorhundert vos lakht op fun modernkeyt"

|585 |Linguistics I |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Senate Hall

Chairperson: María José Cano Pérez

| |Tania María Garcia Arevalo (en) |

Judeo-Spanish Language Evolution in the 16th Century through Chronicles of the Ottoman Kings

| |Doğa Filiz Subaşi (en) |

Influence of Turkish and Romance Languages on the late-nineteenth-century and the early-twentieth-century Judeo-Spanish in Istanbul.

| |Adrián Martínez Corral (en) |

Turkish and Romance influences in the Written Judeo-Spanish from Istanbul of the Second Half of the 20th Century

| |Carolina Spiegel (en) |

Contact Induced Processes of Language Change in Spoken 21st Century Judeo-Spanish in Turkey.

|586 |Midrash |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Senate Hall

Chairperson: Katja Smid

| |Ron Lasri (en) |

A Zoharic Island in the Talmudic Narrative Stream: Israel Al-Nakawa Recounts a Cycle of Stories from Tractate Shabbat

| |Moshe Orfali (en) |

Midraš y Aggadá en el Paráfrasis comentado del Pentateuco de R. Isaac Aboab da Fonseca

| |Tamar Alexander (en) |

The Power of Imagination: Miracles versus Rationality in Midrash Me`am Lo`ez of Genesis

| |Alisa Meyuhas Ginio (en) |

Legends and Stories of Hakhamim quoted in the Me`am Lo`ez on the Book of Genesis (A. 1730)

|587 |Gender |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Senate Hall

Chairperson: Alisa Meyuhas Ginio

| |Benjamin Williams (en) |

From Moab to Bethlehem via Safed and Salonika: Women’s Mobility and Sixteenth-Century Sephardi Exegesis of the Book of Ruth

| |Efraim Sicher (en) |

Diaspora and Hybridity: Jewish and Crypto-Jewish Women Write the Caribbean

| |Miloš Damjanović (en) |

The First Sephardic Woman Writer in Serbia - Estira Ruso from Belgrade

| |Paola Bellomi (en) |

The Sephardic Phoenix: Some Evidence of the Existence of an Italian Ladino Theatre (E.S.THE.R. Project)

|588 |Literature - Narrative |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Senate Hall

Chairperson: Nina Pinto-Abecasis

| |Felice Gambin (en) |

Justice, Virtue and Prophetism in Antonio Enríquez Gómez`s Política Angélica

| |Aleksandra Twardowska (en) |

Tiu Jusu and Other Sephardic Characters – an Image of Generations and their Language in Prose of Moafi

| |Gordana Todorić (en) |

Belgrade`s Post Sephardic Narrative – David Albahari Case

|589 |Linguistics II |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Senate Hall

Chairperson: David Bunis

| |Julia Lieberman (en) |

From Portuguese New Christian to New Jew in Jerusalem: The Last Years of Alfonso Enriques (alias David Senior)

| |Ilil Baum (en) |

Castilian-Catalan Linguistic Contacts and the Emergence of Judeo-Spanish: A Study of a Hebrew Manuscript from the Time of the Expulsion

| |Elena Romero (sp) |

Los sefardíes y el hebreo: errores gráficos y de comprensión en las versions judeoespañolas de tres midrashim hebreos: The Sephardim and the Hebrew: Gedulat Moshé, Ptirat Moshé and Maasé Yerushalmí

| |Silvia Monti (sp) |

Max Aub and Israel: Imposible Sinaí

|590 |Shoah Studies |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Senate Hall

Chairperson: Dov Hacohen

| |Susy Gruss (he) |

Religious Practice and Memory : Juda Perahia`s post Holocaust Sermons

| |Shmuel Refael (he) |

The Words that Replace the Elusive Past: Some Recent Ladino Poetic Responses to the Holocaust

| |Ayala Schwarcz (he) |

The Ladino and Holocaust as a Subject in contemporary Israeli Drama

| |Michael Studemund-Halevy (en) |

The Predominance of Sephardic Women in the Post-Shoah Judezmo Literature in Bulgaria

|591 |Periodical |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Senate Hall

Chairperson: Shmuel Refael

| |Dov Hacohen (he) |

The Memoir of Saadi Levy from Salonica (1819-1903): the Visible and Hidden

| |Sarah Zur (he) |

El Jidio Literary Zionist Annual and Mizrahi Movement in Salonica (1924-1937

| |Margalit Satinger (he) |

Bursting Forth or Cultural Decline: of the Sephardic Jewish World in Israel? The Ladino Press in the First Decade of the State of Israel

| |yaffa shuhami (he) |

The Internet Arena as an Alternative to the Judeo-Spanish (Ladino) Speaker`s Curtijo

|592 |The Literary Expression of Iberian Jews and Conversos in the Seventeenth Century |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Senate Hall

Chairperson: Einat Davidi

| |Harm den Boer (en) |

On Jewish Epic among Iberian Jews and Conversos: From Machabea to Macabeo

| |Carsten Wilke (en) |

Vanitas with a Jewish Voice: Ethical Literature among Dutch Sephardim and French Crypto-Jews of the 1660s

| |Fernando Pancorbo Murillo (en) |

Joseph Penso and Literary Life: New Insights on Sephardic Literary Academies

| |Ruth Fine (en) |

Between Epic, Elegy and Exegesis: Revisiting Pinto Delgado´s Biblical Rewritings

|593 |Linguistics III |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Senate Hall

Chairperson: Julia Lieberman

| |Ioana Nechiti (en) |

Language ‘Knowledge’ and Attitudes among Speakers of Judeo-Spanish in Istanbul and Northern Africa

| |Bryan Kirschen (en) |

Ladino in the United States: Linguistic Vitality and Contact

| |Nivi Gomel (he) |

Discussing a Picture in an Oral Expression Exam (ML.L – Measuring Ladino Language Knowledge)

|594 |Folklore |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 11:30-13:00, Senate Hall

Chairperson: Tamar Alexander

| |Eliezer Papo (en) |

Sabbatian Funerary Art as a Key to Sabbatian Folk Religion

| |Vuk Dautović (en) |

Funerary Photography as the Source of Knowing the Way of Dressing of Sephardic Jews in Belgrade: From Traditional Costume to Civil Emancipation

| |Lital Belinko Sabah (he) |

Folk Stories Structure through Judeo-Spanish Grammar

| |Jolanta Sujecka (en) |

Multilevel Identity in the Balkans. Rafael Moshe Kamhi – Jewish, Macedonian, Bulgarian?

|595 |Literature - Poetry |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Senate Hall

Chairperson: Ruth Fine

| |Stevan Milovanović (sp) |

Entre Qor`an, Tanah i la tradisyon rabinica. La relasyon de Yozef kon Zeliha en "Poema de Yuçuf" i Yozef kon “la Segoviana” en "Koplas de Yosef ā-Ṣaddiq"

| |Andrea Zinato (sp) |

The Biblical Epic Poem`s Debate in Venice in the Early 17th Century (E.S.THE.R. Project)

| |Michal Held Delaroza (en) |

Poetic Sephardic Voices Emerging in Contemporary Latin American

| |Nina Pinto-Abecasis (he) |

The poem that connects between the spaces of existence in the poetry of Mois Ben-Harosh

|596 |Sephardi Language and Literature in South-Eastern Europe – Linguistics IV |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Senate Hall

Chairperson: Eliezer Papo

| |David Bunis (en) |

Notes on the Literary Judezmo of a Hazzan from 20th-Century Salonika

| |Ivana Vucina Simovic (en) |

Language and Identity of the Balkan Sephardim across the Generations

| |Katja Smid (en) |

Elementary Religious Education among the Sephardim of Belgrade in the Nineteenth Century

|597 |Jewish Material Culture in Serbia – Visual Arts |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Senate Hall

Chairperson: Olga Ungar

| |Nenad Makuljevic (en) |

Between Ottoman Empire and Serbian National State: Transformation of Visual Identity of Sephardim in Belgrade

| |Svetlana Smolcic Makuljevic (en) |

The Tree of Life and Painting in The Sephardic Synagogue in Bitola

| |Jelena Erdeljan (en) |

Traces of Jewish Visual Culture in Eastern Serbia and Western Bulgaria, from Ottoman Times to Modern Period

|598 |Musicology |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2715

Chairperson: Michael Studemund-Halevy

| |Hadar Feldman Samet (he) |

“Shira be’Sod Sabbatai” (Singing as the Secret of Sabbatai) - The Sabbetian Poets in Ottoman Salonika

| |Edwin Seroussi (en) |

The Judeo-Spanish Song c. 1900

| |Rivka Havassy (en) |

Cantes Diversos, a Unique Ladino Literary Periodical from Salonika: New Findings and Revised Insights

| |Judith R. Cohen (en) |

"A New-Old Folk Tradition is Born": A Little-Known Correspondence between Edith Gerson-Kiwi and Alan Lomax

|600 |Picturing Jewish Texts |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2716

Chairperson: Ilia Rodov

| |Leor Jacobi (en) |

Textual and Visual Intrusions: Abbasid Babylonia in the Palestinian Mishnah, Byzantium in the Greek Legend of Phaedra

| |Anna Nizza (en) |

Abraham Ben Yom Tov Ha-Cohen and his Patron Shabbetai ben Mattatyiah: Jewish Art and Culture in Rome in the Iate 13th Century

| |Evelyn M. Cohen (en) |

The Art of Joel ben Simeon: A Closer Look and a Broader View

| |Guy Shaked (he) |

The Songs of Solomon" in Light of Visual Sources"

|601 |Art of Seeing the Other |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2716

Chairperson: Evelyn Cohen

| |Romana Rupiewicz (en) |

Trial of Christ, Anti-Semitism and Pilatus in the 16thcentury Art

| |Naomi Feuchtwanger-Sarig (en) |

Myrrh or Moor: The Iconography of “the Other” in the Havdalah

| |Dagmara Budzioch (en) |

Depictions of The Scene of Hanging of Haman in the Illustrated Esther Scrolls.

| |Anna Lebet-Minakowska (en) |

Jewish Crafts - Treasures of the Collection of the Princes Czartoryski Museum

|602 |Jews in Modern Art of Eastern Europe |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2716

Chairperson: Artur Tanikowski

| |Katarzyna Chrudzimska-Uhera (en) |

Maks Hanemann (1882-1940s): A Polish-Jewish Painter in Zakopane

| |Renata Piatkowska (en) |

Miracle in Reality: Marc Chagall in Poland (1918-1939)

| |Maria Arvai (en) |

Jewish Art in Hungary? A Foreign Affair Case Study - Lili Ország

| |Magdalena Tarnowska (en) |

Jewish Artistic Revival in the Lower Silesia (Poland), 1945–1950

|603 |Cultural Heritage of Macedonian Jews: Research, Preservation and Social Impact of Jewish Past in Contemporary South-Eastern Europe - A Round |

| |Table |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2716

Chairpersons: Ilia Rodov

Dan Oryan

Moises Orfali

| |Ivan Ceresnjes (he) |

| |Vuk Dautović (he) |

| | Rachel S. Levy-Drummer (he) |

| |Eliezer Papo (he) |

| |Katja Smid (he) |

|604 |Visualizing the Mystical I |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2716

Chairperson: Elisheva Revel-Neher

| |Batsheva Goldman-Ida (en) |

Visual Imagery in the Thought of Rabbi Nahman of Bratslav

| |Ilia Rodov (en) |

God`s Names in Synagogues: Optical Aspects of Mystical Experience

| |Olga Gershenson (en) |

The Jewish Supernatural and the Emergent Israeli Horror Genre

| |Nurit Sirkis-Bank (he) |

"The Holy Presence (Shechina) Dwells Among Them": Abstract Representations of the Divine in Contemporary Hassidic Weddings

|605 |Visualizing the Mystical II |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2716

Chairperson: Olga Gershenson

| |Shulamit Laderman (en) |

The Rainbow: The First Biblical Symbol of Human Communication with God and Its Visualization in Christian, Moslem, and Jewish Art

| |Peter Lanchidi (en) |

The Divine Order in Judaism as Mirrored in Freemasonry: A Kabbalistic Explication from 1841

| |Noa-Lea Cohn (en) |

Artist as Mystics: Kabbalistic Self-Portraits of Contemporary Jewish Artists in Israel

|606 |Intersecting Identities: Gender, Ethnicity, Class, Religion and History in Contemporary Art of Israeli Women |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2716

Chairperson: David Sperber

| |Batya Brutin (en) |

Second Generation Israeli Female Artists: Identity of Holocaust Victim

| |Yael Guilat (en) |

"A Womb of Living Water ": A Gender-Based Examination of Video Artworks About Tevilah in the Context of Jewish Expression in Israeli Art

| |Tal Dekel (en) |

Hybrid Identities: Contemporary Israeli-Ethiopian Artists in an Ethno-national Context

| |Sivan Rajuan Shtang (en) |

Gender, Race and Class in Dafna Shalom`s Social Photography Project "Identity & Identify"

|607 |Women's Art and Women in Art |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2716

Chairperson: Tal Dekel

| | Yudit Caplan (he) |

אוריינטליזם נחבא - צילומי נשים יהודיות בתוניסיה מקרה ייחודי מאה ה-19 ותחילת המאה ה-20.

| |Gail Levin (en) |

Forgotten Jews: Modernism and Cosmopolitan Women Artists

| |David Sperber (en) |

Mikva Dreams: The Jewish Feminist Art of Mierle Laderman Ukeles in the United States, 1970s and 1980s

|608 |Tradition and Innovations in Jewish Visual Culture |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2716

Chairperson: Bracha Yaniv

| |Noa Yuval-Hacham (he) |

Nullification of Idolatry and the Defacement of Artistic Works:Between Rabbinic Halacha and Archeology

| |Rivka Ben-Sasson (he) |

Not One, or Two, or Three: Seven Species in Jewish Art

| |Rachel Sarfati (en) |

Dome of the Temple A Muslim-Jewish Visual Tradition

| |Zvi Orgad (en) |

Eliezer-Zusman’s Synagogue Paintings: Lost Sources Rediscovered

|609 |Orientalism, Orientalisation and Self-Orientalisation in Modern Art: A Jewish Connection |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2716

Chairperson: Mirjam Rajner

| |Davy Depelchin (en) |

Picturing the Orient, Portraying Jews. Images of Middle Eastern and North African Jewish Communities in 19th-Century Belgian Painting

| |Mirjam Rajner (en) |

From Oriental Universalism to Jewish Self-Orientalization: Maurycy Gottlieb`s and Samuel Hirszenberg`s Evolving Identities

| |Elana Shapira (en) |

Orientalism and the Transformation of Jewish identity in Vienna 1900

| |Neta Peretz (en) |

Jules Pascin: The “Oriental” Prince of Montparnasse

|610 |Visual Representations of Jewish Identity and Jewish Culture |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2716

Chairperson: Ziva Amishai-Maisels

| |Phyllis Lassner (en) |

Holocaust Memory Without Jews

| |Carol Zemel (en) |

At Home in Diaspora: Leon Kossoff`s London Paintings

| |Karen Alkalay-Gut (en) |

The Disappearance of Kurt Gerron

| |Eleonora Jedlinska (en) |

Remembering in Painting: Project Treblinka 2004… of Zofia Lipecka

|611 |Israeli Art and Artists |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2716

Chairperson: Phyllis Lassner

| |Yael Doron (he) |

Fathers, Mothers , the Divine Presence, and Rectification in Nahum Gutman`s Works

| |Ziva Amishai-Maisels (en) |

Avigdor Posèq - Artist and Art Historian

| |Rocco Giansante (en) |

Beyond Moses: Entering the Holy Land with a Cell Phone

| |Ronit Sorek (he) |

An Abstract God: Bertha Urdang and the Israeli Conceptual Art

|612 |Synagogues: Architecture and Topography |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2716

Chairperson: Vladimir Levin

| |Vladimir Levin (en) |

Sacred and Profane: The Synagogue Compound (Shulhoyf) in Eastern Europe

| |Agnes D. Oszko (en) |

Form, Style and Identity: Synagogues of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy by

Leopold Baumhorn

| |Ulrich Knufinke (en) |

The Synagogue and the Jewish Topography as a Field of Future Interdisciplinary Research – Examples from Germany

| |Naomi Simhony (en) |

Israeli Synagogues: Architecture and Avant-Garde

|613 |Synagogues: Art in a Ritual Space |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2716

Chairperson: Rudolf Klein

| |Lidia Chakovskaya (en) |

The Artistic Milieu of the Mosaics of the Beth Alpha Synagogue

| |Sergey Kravtsov (en) |

Iconographic Study of Synagogue Architecture

| |Mirko Przystawik (en) |

An Architectural Approach to Modern Torah Ark Design in Germany

| |Svetlana Tarkhanova (en) |

The Classical Morphology under the Late Antique Pressure: Pseudo-Ionic capitals in Synagogues and Churches of Northern Land of Israel (Sub-Roman or Sub-Byzantine Style)

|614 |Intercultural Dialogues in Modern Art and Architecture |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2716

Chairperson: Carol Zemel

| |Artur Tanikowski (en) |

Tel Aviv – Gdynia: The White Cities Between 1909 and 1939

| |Eva Janacova (he) |

The Promised Land. Jewish Motifs in the Czech-Israeli Visual Arts

| |Artur Kamczycki (en) |

Tikkun Olam and Architecture. Daniel Libeskind`a Jewish Museum in Berlin

| |Monika Czekanowska-Gutman (en) |

Pieta as an Artistic response to the Holocaust in the Works of Jewish and Non-Jewish Female Artists

|615 |Soviet Jewish Ethnography: Research and Collections in the Interwar Period |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2716

Chairperson: Shalom Sabar

| |Deborah Yalen (en) |

Reconsidering Centers and Peripheries: I. M. Pul’ner and the Jewish Section of the State Museum of Ethnography in Leningrad

| |Marina Shcherbakova (en) |

Museum of the Jews of Georgia (1933 – 1952) in the Context of Soviet Ethnography

| |Eugeny Kotlyar (en) |

Usher Khiter and Elyukim Maltz: In Search of Lost Research Expeditions from the Jewish Museum in Odessa

| |Iryna Sergeyeva (en) |

Tracing An-sky’s Collections After the Liquidation of the Jewish Historic Ethnographic Society in 1930

|620 |Musical Traditions from the East |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2715

Chairperson: Oded Erez

| |Yitzhak Recanati (he) |

שקיעי שירת המפטירין בתחילת המאה העשרים בסלוניקי

| |Adiel Ben-Shalom (he) |

מאפייני ביצוע מוזיקלים בשירת הדיואן של יהודי צנעא

| |Merav Rosenfeld-Hadad (he) |

I Will Sing unto the LORD as Long as I Live: Jewish and Islamic Traditions

in the Cantorial Art-Form of the Prominent Cantor Mosheh Ḥabushah

|621 |Music in Israel |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2715

Chairperson: Naomi Cohn Zentner

| |Avi Bar-Eitan (he) |

A Musical Bridge between Jewish and Israeli Identities: Analysis of Songs by Yair Rosenblum

| |Tanya Sermer (en) |

Prayer, Politics, and Performance in Jerusalem

| |Yosef Goldenberg (en) |

Polyphonic Settings of Songs of the Land of Israel

| |Irit Youngerman (en) |

‘The Wheel Has Come Full Circle’: Musicologist Peter Gradenwitz and the Establishing of a Zionist History of Jewish Music

|622 |A Jewish Way to Convey Culture? The Theory and Practice of Music Between Medieval and Early Modern Times |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2715

Chairperson: Ruth Hacohen

| |francesca gorgoni (en) |

Poetry and Epistemology in 14th Century South of France: Rhythmical Discourse as Source of Knowledge in the Sefer ha-Shir le-Aristo

| |Hanna Gentili (en) |

Discussing Literary Imagery: Pedagogical Implications of the Debate on Style in Fifteenth-Century Italy

| |Alexandre Cerveux (en) |

A Jewish Attitude Towards Music? The subject of Aural Perception in Medieval Hebrew Writings on Music

|623 |The Jew, The Arab: Overlapping Sounds |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2715

Chairperson: Tanya Sermer

| |Abigail Wood (en) |

Sounds of the Enemy, Sounds of Home: Music as Public Discourse During Operation Tsuk Eitan (2014)

| |Oded Erez (en) |

The Hummus-ization of Arabic?: Towards a political evaluation of the Resurgence of the Arabic Language in Popular Music by Israeli-Jews

| |Adam Yodfat (he) |

Lost in Quotation: The Case of `Inta Umri` in Israeli Pop Music

| |Dafna Dori (en) |

Jewish Iraqi composer Ṣaleḥ Al-Kuwaity: A Revival?

|624 |Ashkenazi Sounds in Practice and Theory |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2715

Chairperson: Eliyahu Schleifer

| |Boaz Tarsi (en) |

On the Fuzzy Margins of the Definition of “Scale” in Ashkenazi Liturgical Music and its Role as a Constituent Factor in Unpacking the Theory Behind the Practice.

| |Michael Lukin (he) |

ניגון הריקוד החסידי והלחן הנוכרי: האמנם "גאולת הניצוצות"?

| |Naomi Cohn Zentner (en) |

Shared soundscapes in Ottoman Safed

|625 |New Sounds from the West: Jewish Music in California |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2715

Chairperson: Edwin Seroussi

| |Mark Kligman (he) |

New Sounds from the West: Jewish Music in California

| |Francesco Spagnolo (en) |

Inventing Jewish Music, Again. Reuben Rinder in San Francisco (1913-1962)

| |Judah M. Cohen (en) |

Soundtracks of the Western Expansion: Jews and Music in Mid-19th Century California

|630 |Performing Arts and National Ethos |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2505

| |Shelly Zer-Zion (he) |

Jacob Gordin in Habima and the landscape of Yiddish-land in the years 1939-1940

| |Ofir Maman (he) |

The Fantastic in Ya`akov Cahan`s Play David King of Israel: Psychical Dialectic in the Spirit of Zionism

| |Doron Timor (he) |

From Chanoch Levin to "Head Cleaning" Group: Israeli students and the public sphere - satire on campus in the 1960`s and the 1970`s.

| |Ilana Szobel (he) |

Choreographing a Political Change: Tamar Borer`s Work

|631 |A Performance of Trauma and Memory |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2712

| |Agata Dabrowska (en) |

The Role of the Jewish Theatre in Poland in Commemoration of the Holocaust Victims

| |Alessandra Bassey (en) |

Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice and Shylock under the Nazis – Continuation or Reinvention?

| |Anna Rozenfeld (en) |

Literary and Artistic Programs in the Yiddish Broadcasts in Post-war Poland

| |Edna Nahshon (en) |

Countering Shylock in Post-World War II New York: Peter Frye`s 1947 Adaptation of The Merchant of Venice produced at the Hebrew-Language Pargod Theatre

|632 |The City of Jerusalem: Intercultural Performances in an Era of Rift - A Round Table |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2713

Chairperson: Olga Levitan

| |Jan Kuehne (en) |

| |Nira Moser (he) |

| |Gideon Zehavi (he) |

| |Rony Ohad (he) |

| |Adam Yakin (he) |

| |Ute Handwerg (he) |

|633 |Theatre of Belonging: (In)Visibility in the Jewish Experiences of Modernity |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2001, Rabin Building

| |Stefan Hofmann (en) |

The Politics of Visibility: “Jewish” Accents in Imperial German Theatre

| |Svetlana Natkovich (en) |

Those Who See and are not Seen: On Discourses of Visibility and Invisibility in the Literature of Russian Maskilim in 1860s and 1870s

| |Theresa Eisele (en) |

Beyond the Scenes: Performing Jewish Visibility in Fin-de-Siècle Vienna

| |Richard Cohen (he) |

אני נתבקשתי להגיב להרצאות ועל כן אני עושה כך

|634 |The National Stage: Reflections on Tragic-Comic Encounter |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2001, Rabin Building

Chairperson: Ruthie Abeliovich

| |Diego Rotman (en) |

Dance with the Dead II: Visiting the Archive Instead of the Cemetery Possession and Nationalism in the Old-New Film Der Dybbuk (1937-2017) (working title)

| |Jan Kuehne (en) |

The Zionist Comedy in the Drama of Sammy Gronemann – On Origins and Characteristics of a Latent Genre

| |Olga Levitan (he) |

התיאטרון הלאומי הבימה במרחב הארכיוני

| |Freddie Rokem (he) |

What is Kafka doing Here?

| |Ruthie Abeliovich (he) |

The National Stage: Reflections on Tragic-comic encounter

|635 |Israeli and Jewish Theatre and Culture |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 17:00-19:00, Room: 2802

| |Einat Kapach (he) |

Religious Women Directors Question the Woman`s Role in the Jewish Family

| |Rei Orion (he) |

Representations of National Identity in The Image of Parentified Children in Contemporarty Israeli Cinema

| |Elad Wexler (he) |

Dahn Ben-Amotz, the Zionist Ethos and a Spiritual Crisis

DIVISION E

CONTEMPORARY JEWISH SOCIETY

|700 |Year of Jubilees: Stations and Crossroads in 20th Century Jewish History |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2718

| |Shlomo Avineri (he) |

The First Zionist Congress: The Birth of a Nation

| |Motti Golani (he) |

How Balfour's letter became later on the "Balfour Declaration"

| |Aviva Halamish (he) |

- 1947  The Jewish People's Year of Grace

| |Arye Naor (he) |

The 1977 Upheaval: a 40 Years Perspective

|701 |Zionism, Migration and Transnationalism: Three Case Studies |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2305

Chairperson: Guy Miron

| |Aviad Moreno (he) |

From Morocco to Israel through Venezuela: Trans-Regional Aliyah and Immigration Networks in Tangier

| |Rona Yona (he) |

The Rise and Fall of a Local Transnationalism: The Story of Socialist Zionism in Pinsk

| |Daniel Mahla (en) |

Orthodox Movements and the Struggle for Immigration Certificates in the 1930s

|702 |Judaism, Zionism and Socialism |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2305

| |Tobias Grill (en) |

Struggle for Socialism and Judaism on Four Continents: Isaac Nakhman Steinberg’s Rooted Cosmopolitanism

| |Serhiy Hirik (en) |

The Split Within Poale-Zion’s Left Wing: Two Versions of Jewish National Communism

| |Yosi Lundin (he) |

All Roads Lead to Otopic Socialism: The Ultra-Orthodox Public Comments in Poland to the Socialist Challenge Between the Two World Wars

| |Ann Komaromi (en) |

The Jewish Movement in the Context of Soviet Dissidence

|703 |The Settlement Ethos in the Chronicles of Zionism and the State of Israel |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2303

Chairperson: Yossi Katz

| |Alon Pauker (he) |

The Settlement Ethos and its Influence on the Kibbutz and the State of Israel

| |Yossi Goldstein (he) |

Equal and Different Perceptions of Settlement After the Six Day War

| |Ehud Manor (he) |

Allon and the Settlements

| |Uri Heitner (he) |

Post 6 day war settlement- An opportunity for the Cooperative Settlements to Reinvent themselves

|704 |The Jewish Yishuv in Israel towards the End of the Ottoman Period |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2305

| |Miriam Turkinies (he) |

Everyday Life of the Biluim in Stories and Jokes

| |Yair Seltenreich (he) |

The Tension Between Modernity and Conservativeness: Rural Teachers in the Galil and in France 1882-1914

| |Galia Hasharoni (he) |

Kites and Swords- Teams Games Between Children in Palestine 1882-1914

| |Ilan Shchori (he) |

Tel Aviv Occupation: The First Days of British Rule

|705 |Jews and Arabs in Eretz Yisrael under the British Mandate |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2305

Chairperson: Aviva Halamish

| |Carmela Saranga (he) |

Doors Open - Walls tell - Jews Moslems and Christians in a Mixed City

| |Esther Yankelevitch (he) |

Jew and Arabs in Tiberias from Early Mandate Days to the Arab Revolt: From a Mixed City to Separatism

| |Reuven Gafni (he) |

הז`אנר ההתיישבותי שהוחמץ: התיישבות יהודים בערים ערביות בארץ ישראל בשלהי התקופה העותמאנית ובתקופת המנדט

| |Tamir Goren (he) |

השכונות היהודיות של יפו והסיפוח לתל אביב 1947-1936: המאבק והישגיו

|706 |Studies about Israel during the British Mandate |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2305

| |Shlomo Yotvat (he) |

Cis-Jordan, Trans-Jordan: Disputes Between the Zionist Movement and the British Government Regarding the Boundaries of Palestine 1917-1922

| |Zehavit Schenkolewski (he) |

`Haverenu`, Tachkemony`s school newspaper: A glimps into the world of children during the British Mandate

| |Marc Saperstein (en) |

Rabbis in Palestine in Response to Nazi Persecution and Mass Murder in Europe

| |Rebekka Grossmann (en) |

Faschism’s Orientalism. Nazi Germany, Zionism and the Photographic Representation of Palestine

|707 |Women Professionals in the Yishuv: New perspectives |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 17:00-19:00, Room: 2305

Chairperson: Lilach Rosenberg-Friedman

| |Eyal Katvan (he) |

The Different Paths of Women in the Professions in Mandatory Palestine

| |Margalit Shilo (he) |

נשים מקצועיות: מבט מתחדש על הזירה המיגדרית בתולדות היישוב בשנות המנדט

| |Moria Ran Ben-Hai (he) |

Eshet Chayil or Wonder Woman: The Jewish Women`s Leadership Model designed by Professor Alice Shalvi

| |Nurit Kirsh (he) |

Pioneering Female Scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

| |Lilach Rosenberg-Friedman (he) |

Response

|708 |Private Life in Public Israel during the Brithish Mandate and In the First Decade of the State of Israel |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2305

Chairperson: Margalit Shilo

| |Omri Pelerman (he) |

“Our War For Bread”: Violence in “Bread! Work! Housing!” Protests in the Formative Years of Israel

| |Matan Boord (he) |

An Analysis of Some Attempts to Establish Romantic Relations among Un-merried Members of the Jewish Labor Movement in Mandate Palestine

| |Elia Etkin (he) |

Public Spaces in the Neighborhood and the Formation of Jewish Urban Society in Mandate Palestine

| |Eran Eldar (he) |

The Educational System of Tel-Aviv in the Transition from Mandate Rule to Independence

|709 |The Young State of Israel: The Relationships between the Country and its Senior and Newer Citizens |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2305

| |Dov Levitan (en) |

From Rumor to Psychosis: Four Stages in the Affair of the `Missing Yemenite Children`

| |Avi Picard (he) |

Evolution in the Establishment of Development towns in the Eastern Negev – Yerucham, Dimona, Arad

| |Orit Rozin (he) |

קרן המגן וביצור הנפש הישראלית: יחסי אזרחים ומדינה בעקבות עסקת הנשק הצ`כית מצרית

| |Ewa Wegrzyn (en) |

The Aliyah of Gomulka (1956-1960) - the Emigration of Polish Jews to Israel - the Reasons of Emigration and the Process of Adaptation in the New Homeland

|710 |Christianity, Missionary, and Messianic Jews in Controversy in Eretz Yisrael |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2305

Chairperson: Gershon Nerel

| |Gershon Nerel (he) |

Abraham`s Vineyard in Mandatory Jerusalem: From a Messianic Compound of Jewish Yeshua (Jesus)-Believers to a Haredi Neighborhood

| |Ruth Kark, Rami Degany (he) |

Christian Communes in Israel: Past, Present and Future

| |Shay Wineapple (he) |

"The Religious and Ultra-Orthodox Public`s Responses in the State of Israel towards the Christian Missionary Activity, 1948-2008"

| |Richard Harvey (en) |

Messianic Jews in the State of Israel 1948-2017: Mapping the Contours of Theological, Political and Social Engagement

|711 |Jerusalem Between the War of Independence and the "Unification of the City" (1967) - New Studies |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2305

| |Assaf Selzer (he) |

Building a Capital in the City – The Integration of the State Institutions in the Urban Space of Jerusalem during the Years 1949 – 1967

| | Alon Kadish (he) |

התנהלותו של הצבא הבריטי בירושלים במלחמת העצמאות, 15.5.1948-29.11.1947

| |Amnon Ramon (he) |

"כיכר השוק המלאה" - כיצד נקבע מעמדם של ערביי מזרח ירושלים לאחר מלחמת ששת הימים?

| |Arnon Golan, Eldad Brin (he) |

Urban Development and New Neigborhoods in Jerusalem 1949-1967

|712 |Struggles and Confrontations in the World of the Press in Eretz Israel and the Early Years of the State |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 14:30-16:30, Room: 2303

Chairperson: Gideon Kouts

| |Yehiel Limor (he) |

Four Wars in the History of the Hebrew Press in Erez-Israel and the Early Years of the State of Israel

| |Amos Blobstein-Nevo (he) |

The Fight of the Hebrew Newspapers against the Foreign Languages Newspapers during the first Years of the State of Israel

| |Mordchai Naor (he) |

"Yediot Aharonot" and "Ma`ariv": A New Look at the "War of Worlds" in the Israeli Press

| |Ouzi Elyada (he) |

"Fair" and "Honest" press vs. "Yellow" Press: The Rivalry between "Ha`aretz" and "Doar Hayom" in the 1920s

|713 |Episodes in the History of Eastern European Jews before and after WWII |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2303

| |Anca Filipovici (en) |

Jewish High School Youth in Interwar Romania

| |Nadiia Skokova (en) |

The Local Zionist Organization of East Galicia (1920-1939): Its Creation and Transformations

| |Otto Dov Kulka (en) |

The Journal Judaica Bohemiae, the "Prague Spring" and the Renewal of the Historical Research in post WW2 Czechoslovakia. Commemorating the Historian Jan Heřman 1933-1986

|714 |My House, Identity and Way of life: Jews in Interwar Poland |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2303

Chairperson: Dalia Ofer

| |miri freilich (he) |

The Assimilationists` Reaction to Polish Antisemitism 1935 - 1939

| |Irith Cherniavsky (he) |

Jewish Daily Life in Warsaw between the two World Wars

| |Yochanan Ben Yaacov (he) |

שאלת הבחורה בתנועת הנוער הציונית-דתית בפולין שבין המלחמות

| |Konrad Zielinski (en) |

The stereotype of `żydokomuna` (Jewish-Communism) and it`s Development during WWI and the first Years of Independent Poland

|715 |Polish Jews in the Interwar Period: Domestic Developments and Foreign Reactions |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2734

| |Idit Gil (en) |

Nazi Reactions to the Przytyk Pogrom (1936-1942)

| |Angelo Mordechai Piattelli (he) |

Rabbi David Prato (1882-1951): His Relationship with Mussolini And his Aid for the Jews of Poland

| |Eugenia Prokop-Janiec (en) |

Polish-Jewish Popular Culture: Press and Popular Literature in the 1930s

|716 |Children in Times of Crisis: New Sources and Perspectives |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 14:30-16:30, Room: 2305

Chairperson: Boaz Cohen

| |Pnina Rotem (en) |

The Diary of the Children in Youth Movements in the Transit Camp Westerbork

| |Boaz Cohen (en) |

Rebuilding Lives of Children and Staff, Survivors of the Holocaust Poland 1945

| |Agnieszka Witkowska-Krych (en) |

24 Stories from the Orphanage of Janusz Korczak

|717 |American Jewish History: The State of the Field |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2722

Chairperson: Gary Phillip Zola

| |Pamela Nadell (en) |

The American Turn in Modern Jewish History

| |Gur Alroey (en) |

Israeli Historiography and American Jewry: The State of Research

| |Shari Rabin (en) |

American Jewish History and the Question of Disciplinarity

| |Annie Polland (en) |

Pilgrimage to a Tenement: American Jewish History for Popular Audiences

|718 |Black-Jewish Relations in the American Century: New Perspectives |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2303

| |Jonathan Karp (en) |

Jews as Historians of the Black American Experience

| |Eli Lederhendler (en) |

Reconsidering Black Jewish Relations in the American Century - Response

| |Shira Kohn (en) |

Complicating Jewish Civil Rights Activism: Gender, The Jewish Greek System, and Integrating Higher Education in Postwar America

| |David Weinfeld (en) |

Jewish Women in the African-American Civil Rights Movement

|719 |Contemporary Jewish Community in the United States - Identity and Marriage |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2303

Chairperson: Sylvia Fishman

| |Shlomo Fischer (en) |

Patterns of Group Identification and Marriage among Jews in America

| |Sylvia Fishman (en) |

Why Non-Marriage and Intermarriage are not Inevitable

| |Steven Cohen (en) |

Family, Friends and the Jewish Future: Analysis and Policy Implications for US Jewry

| |Harriet Hartman (en) |

The American Jewish Family Today

|720 |New Research on the American Synagogue in the Twentieth Century |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2303

Chairperson: Gur Alroey

| |Mark Raider (en) |

Architect of American Israel: Stephen S. Wise, the Free Synagogue, and the Jewish Institute of Religion

| |Gary Phillip Zola (en) |

‘Our Heaven Born Banner’: United States Jewry and the Sacralization of the American Flag

| |Cornelia Wilhelm (en) |

German Jewish Refugee Rabbis and the American Synagogue.

| |Nurit Eliassaf (he) |

The Influence of the American Reform Movement`s Perception of God and of the Purpose of Prayer on the Inter-Lingual and Intra-Lingual Translations of Prayer Books

|721 |Jewish Society Trends in North America |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2403

| |Nadia Beider (en) |

Liminal but not Always Minimal - Religious Identity and Commitment among Jews not by Religion in America

| |Gabi Abramac (en) |

The Performance of Kinship among Yotzim Leshe’elah in Brooklyn

| |Ronnie Grinberg (en) |

“The Prisoner of Sex”: The New York Intellectuals and Feminism

| |Carmel Chiswick (en) |

Jewish Religious Lifestyles: An Economist’s Perspective

|722 |Jewish Youth Activities in North America |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2303

| |Robert Kenedy (en) |

Jewish Students` Experiences in the Era of BDS: Exploring Jewish Diasporic Identity and anti-Semitism on Canadian Campuses

| |Ariela Keysar (en) |

The 20 Up Longitudinal Study: Young Americans and Canadians from the Bar/Bat Mitzvah Class of 5755

| |Sandra Fox (en) |

Hebrew, Yiddish, and the Quest for Jewish "Authenticity" at American Jewish Summer Camps, 1945-1979

| |Howard Gontovnick (en) |

Building the Foundations of Identity: A Rare Look into the Contributions of a Zionist Youth Group within a Early Canadian Jewish Farming Settlement During the 1920’s

|723 |American Jewish Women's Networks: Gender, Status and Nationality |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2305

Chairperson: Aviva Halamish

| |Bat-Sheva Margalit Stern (en) |

Rose Schneiderman and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Political Aspects of Friendships Among Women

| |Hagit Cohen (he) |

Women of the Orden (IWO)-Gender,Class, Language -1930s-1940s

| |Mira Yungman (he) |

התארגנויות נשים ציוניות בארצות הברית: מבט משווה בין "הדסה" ל"נשות מזרחי באמריקה"

| |Jacqueline Laznow (he) |

Zionism, Gender and Folk Creativity among Argentina`s Jewish Community

|724 |Boundaries of Jewish Identities in Finland |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2303

Chairperson: Ruth Illman

| |Riikka Tuori (en) |

Defining Minhag Finland

| |Ruth Illman (en) |

Creating and Crossing Boundaries of “Being” and “Doing” Jewish in Finland

| |Mercedesz Czimbalmos (en) |

“…I am engaged. He is not Jewish. Obviously, because this is Finland…” – Finnish Jewish Intermarriages

|725 |Belarusian Jewry: Past and Present |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2303

Chairperson: Liubov Chernin

| |Alexandra Polyan (en) |

American Yiddish Leftist Poets of Belarusian Origin

| |Olga Yamkova (en) |

The Jews of Belarus in the Socio-Political, Scientific, Educational and Cultural Space of Ukraine (XIX-XX Centuries)

| |Dzmitry Shavialiou (en) |

“The Belarusian-Jewish Utopia”: An Overview of the Problem

| |Ina Sorkina (en) |

The "Lost Neighbors": Contacts between Jewish and Belarusian Intellectuals in the late 19th - Early 20th Century

|726 |Jewish Identity in Georgia |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 17:00-19:00, Room: 2303

Chairperson: Elisabeth Hollender

| |Nino Chikovani (en) |

Jews in the Political Life of Georgia at the Beginning of the 20th Century

| |Nino Pirtskhalava (en) |

The Paradigm Shift Within the Georgian-Jewish Narrative Schemes

| |Lali Guledani (en) |

The Judaic Phenomenon in Georgian Literature ( Late 19th and early 20th centuries)

| |Ketevan Kakitelashvili (en) |

Debating Jewishness: Perspectives On Georgian Jewish Identity at the Beginning of the 20th Century

|727 |Traditions and Activity of Jews in the Former USSR |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2303

| |Michael Beizer (en) |

The Leningrad Jewish Refuseniks` Community in the 1980s

| |Maria Kaspina (en) |

Folk Practices concerning various religious taboos among the Soviet Jews of Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus and Russia (Research Findings, 2004–16)

| |Svetlana Amosova (en) |

Traditional and New Commemoration Practices in the Jewish Community in Russia (Based on Field Work in the Smolensk Region)

| |Mark Tolts (en) |

Jewish Marriage in Contemporary Russia: A Demographic Analysis

|728 |Issues in the History of Hungarian and Bulgarian Jews |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2303

| |Agnes Drelyo (en) |

From the Sale to the Repurchase – History of the Synagogues and Prayer Houses in Hungary between 1945 and 1989

| |Ayala Nedivi (he) |

The "Europe Plan" as proposed to the Rescue Committee in Hungary prior to the German occupation

| |Rumyana Marinova-Christidi (en) |

The Jews in Communist Bulgaria

| |Judith K Lang Hilgartner (en) |

The Jewish Ties that Bind—and Break—in Sofia, Bulgaria

|729 |German Jewry and the Liberal Legacy then and today |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2303

Chairperson: Shmuel Feiner

| |Guy Miron (he) |

Between Zionism and Liberalism in the Transition from Germany to Palestine

| |Michael A. Meyer (en) |

The Thought and Influence of Rabbi Leo Baeck as a representative of Liberal Judaism

| |Ruhama Weiss (he) |

Liberalism as a Traditional Project – Searching for Liberal Roots in the Talmudic Tradition

|730 |Jews and Judaism in Germany and Iberia |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2303

| |Angy Cohen (en) |

The Disorder of Belonging: The Place of Jews in Spain’s Colonial Project in Morocco. An Ethnographic Approach

| | Silvina Schammah Gesser (en) |

Interpellating Sephardic Identities in Spain and Portugal: Multiple Agendas in the Twenty First Century

| |Susanne Urban (en) |

ShUM-Cities today: symbolic topography or Jewish Spaces?

| |Rachel Heuberger (en) |

Frankfurt Jews, Past and Present - The First Online Travel Guide to Jewish Sites in Frankfurt am Main

|731 |Contested Jewish Rituals in Post-War Germany |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2305

Chairperson: Andreas Braemer

| |Shai Lavi (en) |

Unequal Rites: Jewish and Muslim Ritual Slaughter and Circumcision in post-War Germany

| |Alfred Bodenheimer (en) |

Contested Rituals – Contested Identities? Discourses Resulting from the German Circumcision Debate 2012

| |Andreas Braemer (en) |

Antisemitism in Disguise? Shechita as a Contested Ritual in Postwar Munich

| |Moshe Zimmermann (en) |

Response

|732 |Jews in Croatian Lands: From Tradition to Modernism |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Senate Hall

Chairperson: Mirjam Rajner

| |Ivan Ceresnjes (en) |

Daily Life of Dubrovnik`s Jews in 17th and 18th Centuries seen through the Ragusan Republic`s Court Registers – the State Archives` in Dubrovnik Hidden Treasures

| |Ljiljana Dobrovsak (en) |

Jews in Slavonia and the Beginnings of Zionist Movement in Osijek

| |Tamara Jurkic Sviben (en) |

Musicians of Jewish origin in Northern Croatia: Between Tradition and Modernism

| |Nila Hofman (en) |

Beyond Renewed Survival: Jewish Croatians or Croatian Jews?

|733 |Jewish Identities in the Region of Former Yugoslavia |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Senate Hall

Chairperson: Katja Šmid

| |Olga Ungar (en) |

Search for a New Identity: Hungarian-Jewish Literary Scene in Vojvodina and Graphic Works by Michael Kara and Klára Geréb

| |Dina Katan Ben Zion (en) |

Diversity of Jewish Experience and Identity as Portrayed in the Postwar Literature of Former Yugoslavia

| |Rudolf Klein (en) |

Similarities and Differences of Metropolitan Jewish Cemeteries on the Balkans in the 19th and 20th Centuries

|734 |Healing the Scars of Persecution? Relations between Jews and Gentiles in three European Cities, 1945-1961 |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2303

Chairperson: Daniel Siemens

| |Valeria Galimi (en) |

Trajectories of Jewish-Gentile Interactions after the Second World War and the Memory of Persecutions in Florence

| |Tobias Freimueller (en) |

Migration, Memory and New Beginnings. The Post-war Jewish Community in Frankfurt/Main, 1945-1960

| |Sarah Wobick-Segev (he) |

Prayer and Practice in a Socialist State: Being Jewish in East Berlin, 1950s-1960s

| |Daniel Siemens (en) |

Response

|735 |Pains of Immigration and Absorption |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2735

| |Adrian Krupnik (en) |

Between Two Homelands: Jewish-Argentine Return Migration from Israel, 1960-2005.

| |Adina Schwartz (en) |

Idealism, Criticism, and Pragmatism: American Immigrants and the Israeli School System

| |Uzi Rebhun (en) |

Double Burden: Israeli Jews in Germany

|736 |Kidmata Panel- Change and Continuity among Jews in the Islamic Countries |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2714

| |Keren Bittan (he) |

Alternative Perceptions of Mizrahiness and Secularism in the Writings of Ariel Bension

| |David Kapach (he) |

The Influence of Cultural Heritage in the Rabbinical Court Judgments of Rabbi Yosef Kapach

| |Eyal David (he) |

The Daily Life of Upper-Middle Class Jews in Tripoli, Libya: 1951-1967

| |Nava - T Barazani (he) |

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|737 |Jews in the Lands of Islam |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 3001, Rabin Building

| |Aviva Klein-Franke (en) |

Mori Yihye Isaac halevy-the chief Rabbi of Yemen in the First Third of the 20th Century

| |Ottfried Fraisse (en) |

The Philosophical Underpinnings of Rabbi Israel Moshe Hazan’s Concept of Arabic Philology

| |Lucia Admiraal (en) |

Entangled loyalties Arabic-language Jewish Newspapers on Nazism and Anti-Semitism in Europe, 1933-1948

|738 |Jews in Cultural Contacts: Spaces and Places in the Lands of Islam |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2305

| |David Guedj (he) |

תרבויות עבריות ומגעים עבריים במרוקו במחצית הראשונה של המאה העשרים

| |Tamir Karkason (he) |

Space and Place in the Ottoman-Jewish Haskalah at the 19th Century

| |Guy Bracha (he) |

Translation of Jewish Culture to Literary Arabic before 1948: Connecting Qawm and Watan

|739 |Rethinking Jewish Iberian Identities in the 20th and 21st Centuries |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2403

Chairperson: Martina Weisz

| | Silvina Schammah Gesser (en) |

Interpellating Sephardic Identities in Spain and Portugal: Multiple Agendas in the Twenty First Century

| |Angy Cohen (en) |

The Disorder of Belonging: The Place of Jews in Spain’s Colonial Project in Morocco. An Ethnographic Approach

|741 |Acts of Anti-Semitism, their Implications and Methods of Dealing with them |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2403

| |Dimitri Tolkatsch (en) |

Peasant-Jewish Relations, Insurgents` Antisemitism and the Birth of the Peasant Ukrainian Nationalism

| |Chanan Yitzchaki (he) |

"מעז יצא מתוק"- תגובות יהודיות אוהדות ל"חוקי נירנברג"

| |Jesse Weinberg (en) |

Anti-Semitism in Iraq, 1918-1942

| |Suzanne D. Rutland (en) |

Delineating Playground Antiesmitism in Australian Government Schools

|742 |Between Holy and Profane: Comparative Perspectives on Education, Law, and Religion |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2403

Chairperson: Netta Barak-Corren

| |Sivane Hirsch (en) |

Regulating Ultra-Orthodox Schools within a Secular Society

| |Netta Barak-Corren (en) |

Mitigating Conflicts Between Law and Religion by Affirming Identity: Evidence from the Ultra-Orthodox Society in Israel

| |Lotem Perry-Hazan (en) |

A Comparative Perspective on Education Law and Curricular Choices in Israeli, Belgian, and British ultra-Orthodox Communities

| |Michael Helfand (en) |

Who is a Rabbi? When Religious Values and U.S. Employment Discrimination Law Clash

|743 |Judaism, the Jewish People and the State of Israel at the beginning of the 21st Century |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2713

Chairperson: Dan Laor

| |Tomer Persico (he) |

בין דת ומדינה: הפרטת הדת וקידוש האומה

| |Uriel Abulof (he) |

Living on the Edge: Mortality and Morality in Zionist Discourse

| |Tzvia Greenfield (he) |

A Jewish and Democratic State - Can the Two Exist Together

| |Menachem Mautner (he) |

Jewishness, Hebrewness, Israeliness

|744 |The Halakhic Tradition of Beta Israel |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2403

Chairperson: Yoel Binnun

| |Samai Elias (he) |

Passover Meals

| |Yoel Binnun (he) |

Calendar and Holidays in Beta Israel Compared to Book of Jubilees

| |Yosi Ziv (he) |

Beta Israel`s Avoidance of Levirate Marriage

|745 |Changes in the Ultra-Orthodox Society |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 17:00-19:00, Room: 2403

| |Anat Feldman (he) |

Rabi Ovadia Yose as Haredi Women Accelerator for Education

| |Jessica Roda (en) |

The Impact of Interactions With Secular Individuals on Kinship among Ultra Orthodox Jews

| |Jerome Chanes (en) |

Who Killed Mizraechi: Religious Zionism, Modern Orthodoxy, and the "Haredization" of Israel and America

| |Ilan Fuchs (he) |

Spiritual Socialism in Agudas Yisrael Circles: Yehudah Leib Orlean

|746 |Enclave within an Eclave: Ultra-Orthodox Extremists in the State of Israel |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 14:30-16:30, Room: 2503

Chairperson: Benjamin Brown

| |Benjamin Brown (he) |

The Ups and Downs of Religious Zealotry: Shomrei Emunim and its Offshoots as Case Study

| |Ira Robinson (en) |

Foreign Relations: The Jewish Diaspora as Reflected in the Neturei Karta Weekly, Mishmeret Homatenu

| |Kimmy Caplan (he) |

Where is Yoselle (Schukhmacher)?

| |Yair Halevy (he) |

The Social Status of The Ideological Radicals: The 1972 "Tearing Ceremony" of Ha`edah Haharedit

|747 |The People of Israel Help Each Other: Philantropy and Diplomatic Activity I |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 14:30-16:30, Room: 2502

| |Natan Aridan (en) |

Diplomats and Lobbyists: Advocating for Israel: From Truman to Nixon – A Reassessment

| |Moshe Fox (en) |

The myth and the effectiveness of the Zionist Lobby and the Israeli Lobby

| |Anat Kidron (en) |

The World Jewish Congress and the State of Israel, 1948-1977

|748 |Philantropy and Intercultural Interactions amongst North American Jews |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 17:00-19:00, Room: 2502

| |Hanna Shaul Bar Nissim (en) |

Jewish Philanthropies in an Era of Change: A Structural Analysis

| |Michal Ben Ya'akov (en) |

Getting Acquainted after the War: American Jews Meet Moroccan Jews

| |Mikhail Mitsel (en) |

A Complicated Partnership: American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee Programs in the USSR, 1942-1948

|749 |Major Debates about Israel: A Multi-Dimensional Intellectual Confrontation |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2713

Chairperson: Julius H. Schoeps

| |Yitzhak Sternberg (en) |

Academic debates about Israel: A socio-historical perspective

| |Anne Weberling (en) |

Pioneers of Creative Disputes

| |Olaf Glckner (en) |

A Test for Israel-Diaspora-Relations

| |Eliezer Ben-Rafael (en) |

A Landscape of Divergences

| |Judit Bokser Liwerant (he) |

Response

|750 |Society and History in the Eyes of the Press |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2714

| |Zef Segal (en) |

The Evolution of a Transnational Rabinnical Network: The Periodical "Ha-Me`asef", 1896-1914

| |Barack Bar-Zohar (en) |

Death Coverage of Political and Cultural Leaders in Hebraic Newspapers 1904 - 1995

| |Nissim Katz (he) |

"Watching Without Seeing "? How former Soviet Union Immigrants in Israel Perceive Their Represantion On Television"

| |Yoel Cohen (en) |

Israeli Haredi Media and the `Female Factor`: the `Kol Barama` Radio Station Case­­­

|751 |Israeli Politics: Interpretation and Analysis |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2405

| |Meir Chazan (he) |

The Struggle over the Establishment of Israel Labor Party

| |Oded Nir (en) |

Peace as Vanishing Mediator: Towards a Marxist History of Zionism and Israel

| |Oksana Remarovych (en) |

Likud: A Balance between Ideology and Religion. The First Time in Government (1977−1984)

| |Julien Bauer (en) |

Religion and Politics: Military Service in Israel

|752 |The First New Hegemony: Forty Years since the First "Turnover" (1977-2017) |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2405

Chairperson: Arye Naor

| |Amir Goldstein (he) |

The Establishment of the Likud in 1973 and the Struggle for the Identity of the Alternative Party in Israel

| |Ofira Gruweis-Kovalsky (he) |

The 1977 Upheaval and the Israeli Cultural Space

| |Yechiam Weitz (he) |

The Election to the 9th Knesset - 17 May 1977

| |Rafi Mann (he) |

The Role of Maariv and Yediot Acharonot in the 1977 Upheaval

|753 |The Disengagement Plan from the Gaza Strip- from Crisis to Rehabilitation: An Interdisciplinary Perspective |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2503

Chairperson: yitzhak cytrin

| |Yochi Siman-tov (he) |

טיפול מערכתי ופרטני במוסדות החינוך של גוש קטיף לפני העקירה ולאחריה

| |yitzhak cytrin (he) |

The Unilaterral Disengagement as Reflectet in the Rehabilitaion of the Uprootet Pupils 2005 - 2013

| |Nitsa Dori (he) |

הקינות לגוש קטיף ומשמעותן הספרותית

| |Smadar Ben-Asher (he) |

Land Evacuees` Grief and Depression as Social Representations

|754 |Sexuality and Relationships - Halakha and Praxis |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2405

| |Noga Bing (he) |

קדש עצמך במותר לך: קדושה ומיניות בחסידות .טקסטים רבניים במרכז ובפריפריה החרדית בישראל

| |Zipi Rhein (he) |

Challenges and Changes in the Perception of Relations Among Ortodox Jews in the Postmodern World

| |Tamar Katz Peled (he) |

Refusal - Conditional Sanctification (Tenai be`kiddushin), Hafka`at Ha`kiddushin, and Get via Messenger: Judaism and the Law in Israel, 2016 - 2017

| |Haim Sperber (he) |

עגונות – תופעה המשתנה תמידית

|755 |Jewish Identities in Israel |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2502

Chairperson: Menucha Cohen-Amir

| |Menucha Cohen-Amir (he) |

Becoming Religious: Religious Socialization in `Hakibbutz Hadati` Movement

| |Limor Tal (he) |

"There are Many Ways to be a Jew" - A Secular Jewish Education: What is it and What are its Goals?

| |Gai Halevy (he) |

Religious Identity Formation Process Among Religious Pre-Army Mechina Program Students in Israel קדם-צבאיות דתיות בישראל

| |Anat Kali (he) |

Conflictuality in the Perception of Religious and Gender Identity among Ultra-Orthodox Adolescents at Risk

|756 |Religious Customs and Cultural Patterns in Changing Reality |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2605

| |Haggay Seri (en) |

"Eye Crying Bitterly and Heart Rejoicing" - a Maternal-Intimate Process in the Context of the Jewish Rite of Circumcision: a Psychological Perspective Based on Interpretative-Phenomenological Analysis

| |Iris Yaniv (he) |

Teaching Bible in secular public schools as a conflict between affinity and distance - research deion

| |Tammi Kaminsky (he) |

Varied Forms of Tribute to The Deceased within The Framework Of The Kibbutz Movement: 1910-1948

| |Yitshak Cohen (he) |

The Domestic Partnership Law - Benefits and Challenges

|757 |Designing Jewish Spiritual Traditions in a Changing World |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2405

| |Netta Schramm (he) |

Pioneers of Parashat Hashavua: from Shtetl to Kibbutz

| |Einat Libel - Hass (he) |

Prayer and the City- Reform Jewish Prayer as a Reflection of the Tel Aviv Urban Landscape

| |Rachel Werczberger (he) |

The Making of Authenticity: Jewish New Age Communities in Israel

| |Avi Sasson (he) |

Returning in a Dream - from Jerusalem to Morocco and back - the Historical Geography of Rabbi David ou Moshe Sites in the State if Israel

|758 |A Jewish and Democratic State? |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2405

| |Lilach Ben Zvi (he) |

`In this spiritual and cultural reality war is needed` - The Jewish Democracy of Yeshayahu Leibowitz

| |Ayal Yechezkel (he) |

Non Jewish, non democratic politics: the loss of reality according to Arendt

| |Daniel May (en) |

The Jewish Question as the Human Question: Isaiah Berlin, Leo Strauss and the Pursuit of a Tragic Zionism

| |Mervin Verbit (he) |

The Jewish Identity Triad of Religion, Peoplehood, and Culture: Conceptual and Empirical Interconnections

|759 |Complementing and Contradicting Pricinples of Faith |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2405

| |Avi Shilon (he) |

How and Why Ze`ev Jabotinsky Changed His Attitude Toward Religion

| |Ron Roth (he) |

Human Dignity and Its Meaning in the Constitution of Leo Kohn

| |Ghilad Shenhav (en) |

Visualizing a Zionist Abyss: Gershom Scholem and the Messianic Threat

| |Shmuel Bahat (he) |

Boundaries of Holiness: Designing and Defining the Western Wall Plaza as an Orthodox Synagogue (1967-1979)

|760 |Philosophers and Spiritual Leaders |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2403

| |Jonathan Yitzhak Helfand (en) |

Joseph Blumenthal: Integration and Identity in 19th Century France

| |eliran zered (he) |

`Torah of the Heart`

| |Paltiel Giat (he) |

Avraham Arussi`s (1878–1935) Works of Protest Against the Customs of the Land of Israel and its Inhabitants

| |Regina Weinreich (en) |

Allen Ginsberg’s Prophetic Vision: Next Year, Jerusalem

|761 |Jewish Socialism and Jewish Social Science in the first half of the 20th Century |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2403

Chairperson: Aviva Halamish

| |Dani Gutwein (he) |

Hayyim Dov Horowitz and the Political-Economy of the Jews

| |Zohar Segev (he) |

Arie Tartakover and Modern Jewish Sociology

| |Tom Navon (he) |

Moyshe Katz and Marxist Jewish Historiography

|762 |Contemporary Anti-Semitism |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2502

| |Ronnie Fraser (en) |

Recent Developments in British Trade Unions, BDS of Israel

| |Manfred Gerstenfeld (en) |

The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) Definition of Anti-Semitism, its Major Contribution and its Shortcomings

| |Gunther Jikeli (en) |

Muslim Anti-Semitism with an Emphasis on Recent Refugee Attitudes in Germany

| |Simon Erlanger (he) |

The Rising Dangers for Jews in Switzerland

|763 |In Memory of Daniel J. Elazar: Advancing the Jewish Political Tradition |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2502

Chairperson: Shmuel Sandler

| |Moshe Hellinger (en) |

Current Political Ideas in the Light of Midrashic Sifre

| |Ben Mollov (en) |

Expanding the Study of the Jewish Foreign Policy Tradition: The Jewish Experience and 20`th Century Realism

| |David Meir Feuchtwanger (he) |

תיאוצנטריות ואנתרופוצנטריות בראי ימינו

| |Moshe Hellinger (he) |

Relations and Policy Toward the Diaspora in the Begin Era

|765 |Spaces of Memory: From Institutional to Private |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, 530 Seminar Room, Mandel Building

| |David Fishman (en) |

The First Holocaust Museum: The Jewish Museum in Vilna, 1944-1949

| |Bertha (Betty) Mendlovic Pasol (en) |

The Landscape of Holocaust Museization: Social Remembering −and Forgetting− as a Product of the Interaction between Agency and Contexts of Memory

| |Lenka Ulicna (en) |

Between Hebrew, Yiddish, German and Czech -The fluid language identity of the Czech Jewry as Reflected in the Collections of the Jewish Museum in Prague

| |Bosmat Ibi (he) |

Home Made Memorials

THE POSEN SYMPOSIUM ON JUDAISM AS CULTURE

|770 |Judaism as Culture: Opening Session in Memory of Menachem Brinker |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, 530 Seminar Room, Mandel Building

Chairperson: Moshe Idel

| |Rafi Tsirkin-Sadan (en) |

Menachem Brinker`s Literary Thought and Aesthetic Education in New Jewish Time: Interim Report

| |Shalom Ratzabi (en) |

Secular Judaism – Berdyczwski, Brenner and Brinker

| |Eli Schonfeld (en) |

Sartre and the question of Jewish History: Menahem Brinker reads Anti-Semite and Jew

|771 |Judaism as Culture: Studies on Secularism |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, 530 Seminar Room, Mandel Building

| |Ron Margolin (he) |

The Perception of Judaism as Culture and its Development in the one Hundred Years since Ahad Ha`am

| |Shmuel Feiner (he) |

"A New and Upside Down World": A Case Study for the Early Jewish Secularization

| |Michal Arbell (he) |

On the Question of Faith in Hebrew Secular Literature

| |Avriel Bar-Levav (he) |

Secularism and Textual Intimacy

|772 |Judaism as Culture: Jewish Sources of the 19th and 20th Century |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, 530 Seminar Room, Mandel Building

Chairperson: Israel Bartal

| |Manuela Consonni (en) |

Jewish Sources of the XX Century: Auschwitz and its Remnants

| |Ela Bauer (en) |

Newspaper, Film Theater; the Contribution of Written and Visual Texts to Secularization of Polish Jewry

| |Svetlana Natkovich (he) |

Sh. Y. Abramovitch`s Hebrew Translation of Gemeinnützige Naturgeschichte as a foundational text of the Modern Hebrew literature

| |Joyce Rappaport (he) |

Intentions, Introductions, and Multiple Conclusions: A Progress Report on The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization

|773 |Judaism as Culture: Jewish Nationalism and the Nation Question |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, 530 Seminar Room, Mandel Building

Chairperson: Svetlana Natkovich

| |Semion Goldin (en) |

Nineteen Century Jewish Nationalism in the East European Context

| |Arieh Bruce Saposnik (en) |

Indigenism, Zionism, Palestinism: “Hasolel” and the Claim to Hebrew Indigeneity

| |Moshe Naor (he) |

Oriental Jews and the Arab Question in Mandatory Palestine

|775 |The Holocaust- Immediate and Late Coping |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2605

| |Naama Seri-levi (he) |

"אסור לנו לישון בשקט כל עוד המצב הוא כזה": תמורות במחנות העקורים בעקבות הגעת פליטים יהודים מברית המועצות, 1946–1947

| |Yehudit Dori Deston (he) |

Jerusalem to Munich: The case of Ivan Demjanjuk and the Nazi prosecution in Israel and Germany

| |Orna Cohen (he) |

Arab MKs` Discourse regarding the Holocaust

| |Danielle Willard-Kyle (en) |

A Children`s Paradise? The JDC and Selvino, Italy, 1945-1948

|776 |The Shoah in the Netherlands: New Research |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2718

Chairpersons: Dan Michman

Johannes Houwink ten Cate

| |Petra van den Boomgaard (en) |

Legal evation of the deportations from the Netherlands

| |Laurien Vastenhout (en) |

The Social-Historical Foundations of the Jewish Councils of Western Europe: A Comparative Approach

| |Pennewaard Aline (en) |

"I will return". Final Letters of Dutch Jews Before Their Deportation, 1942-1943

| |Evertjan van Roekel (en) |

Dutch Waffen-SS Volunteers and Genocide on the Eastern Front

|777 |Transcending the Shoah: The Power of Creativity |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2503

Chairperson: Rochelle G. Saidel

| |Sonja Hedgepeth (en) |

Defiant Imagination: Else Lasker-Schüler and the Art of Survival

| |Eva Fogelman (en) |

From Mourning to Creativity in Generations of the Holocaust

| |Guilherme Ary Plonski (en) |

Bodenlos: Vilém Flusser – A Physical and Intellectual Itinerant

| |Rochelle G. Saidel (en) |

Response

|778 |Do We Uderstand Better by `Zooming in` ? On the Use of Microhistory for Holocaust Studies - A Round Table |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2712

Chairperson: Valeria Galimi

| |Geraldien Frijtag Drabbe Kunzel (en) |

| |Rachel F. Brenner (he) |

| |Daniel Siemens (he) |

| |Michael Raggam-Blesch (he) |

|779 |Research Projects on the Holocaust: Memory and Trauma |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2722

| |Tehila Darmon Malka (he) |

לכל איש יש שם-על הקמתו של מפעל דפי העד של יד ושם

| |June Owens (en) |

Fohrenwald Children: Jewish Shtetl of Displaced Persons connect via an Interactive Documentary and The Holocaust Handie-Memorial

| |Jacques Barth (en) |

TREEGENES, the Transgenerational Transmission of Trauma and Resilience Study

|780 |Microcosms of the Holocaust. The remaining Jewish Communities of Berlin, Vienna and Zagreb 1943-1945 |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2605

| |Michaela Raggam-Blesch (en) |

Precarious Protection: Jewish life in Vienna During the Last Years of the War

| |Maria von der Heydt (en) |

Geltungsjuden, Jewish Community and non-Jewish environment in Berlin, 1943-45.

| |Naida-Michal Brandl (en) |

Jewish Community of Zagreb, 1943-1945

|781 |Religious, Artistic and Cultural Responses of Holocaust Witnesses |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2605

Chairperson: Dan Leshem

| |Shoshana Ronen (en) |

Tadeusz Różewicz: A Survivor, A Witness and An Observer of the Holocaust

| |Rachel F. Brenner (en) |

The Holocaust in Post-War Polish Testimonial Literature

| |Stanislaw Obirek (en) |

Reactions of the Polish Catholic Church towards the Holocaust

| |Victoria Khiterer (en) |

Babi Yar and Auschwitz in the Works of Jewish Artists and Writers - Holocaust Witnesses

|782 |Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Israeli Collective Memory of the Holocaust |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2713

Chairperson: D Gershon Lewental

| |Janet Ward (en) |

Holocaust Memory Sites - for Israelis

| |Oren Meyers (en) |

Communicating Awe: Media Memory and Israeli Holocaust Commemoration

| |Liat Steir-Livny (he) |

הומור וסאטירה בזכרון השואה העכשווי בישראל

|783 |Holocaust Memory and Methods of Memorialization |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, 530 Seminar Room, Mandel Building

Chairperson: Gali Drucker Bar-Am

| |Esther Dror (he) |

How Did You Survive

| |Hannah Kliger (en) |

Dignity and Defiance: The Resilience to Repair and Rebuild in Response to Despair

| |Miriam Offer (he) |

Writings of Jewish Physicians from the Holocaust Period: Their Fate and Their Importance for Research The Case of Dr. Mordechai Lensky

| |Alicja Mroczkowska (en) |

Jewish Cemeteries in Poland. Spaces of Negotiating Memory and Cultural Heritage

|784 |The Holocaust: Studies from New Perspectives |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2605

| |Meng Yang (en) |

Jewish Exile in Shanghai during Shoah

| |Rami Neudorfer (he) |

תקנוני היסוד של הקהילה היהודי בגטו קובנה כמודל של אוטונומיה יהודית מתחדשת

| |Ivankovic Mladenka (en) |

Holocaust in Yugoslavia (1941-1945): propaganda and legislature. Comparative analysis of occupied Serbia and Independent State of Croatia cases.

| |Efraim Zadoff (he) |

Peruvian Diplomats who Saved Jews during the Holocaust

|785 |The Holocaust- Gender and Family |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2605

| |Lily Halpert-Zamir (he) |

The Woman Who Wrote in Auschwitz

| |Slawomir Grabias (en) |

“The miller wanted Ryfka to stay at his home but his wife said that she would drown her” – On the Family Members of Poles Assisting Jews

| |Weronika Romanik (en) |

A Researcher in Love – A Case of Bronka Winicka-Klibanski and Mordechai Tenenbaum-Tamaroff from Bialystok Ghetto.

| |Adara Goldberg (en) |

“He’ll Make a good Companion for My Son:” Orphaned Survivors and Family (Re)Construction After the Holocaust

|790 |Shaping and Education of a National Identity |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 17:00-19:00, Room: 2713

| |Esther Carmel-Hakim (he) |

Botany in the Service of National Identity Bracha (Levi) Avigad

| |Galia Glasner Heled (he) |

Uncertainty-oriented national education – “Masa ba‘Aretz” as an alternative to the trips to Poland

| |Adi Sherzer (he) |

Jewish People: The Collective, the Nation and the Land as portrayed in the first Independence Days

| |Renana Kristal (he) |

Blind Education in Israel: From Exclusion to Integration

|791 |Textbooks in Jewish Education: Society and Thought - Special Session Commemorating 100 years of the birth of Dov Rappel |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2605

Chairperson: Yehuda Bitty

| |Zeev Gries (he) |

Textbooks Editing For the "Tarbut" Network-The Case of Arie Semiatizky

| |Joel Rappel (he) |

ראשית הלימוד-תולדותיה של המקראה העברית

| |Malka Katz (he) |

"העברי"- כראי להשקפת עולמו הציונית דתית של הרב אברהם אביכזר

| |Yehuda Bitty (he) |

Jewish Education Textbooks Research: Methodological Notes

|792 |Jewish Renewal in Education |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 14:30-16:30, Room: 2735

Chairperson: Avner Ben-Amos

| |Orit Oved (he) |

The Ministry of Education`s Policy On Integration of "Jewish" Content and Assimilation in the State (non-religious) Education

| |Ortal Merhav (he) |

Jewish Renewal In Education

| |Hanit Benglas Kaufman (he) |

`Model of the Secular-Pluralistic Beit Midrash: `Israeli Beit Midrash`

| |Dmitry Maryasis (en) |

Israeli culture of innovations: origins, current state, general characteristics

|793 |Eliezer Meir Lifshitz- his Educational Agenda for his Generation and those to come |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2718

Chairperson: Yehuda Bitty

| |Dov Schwartz (he) |

רא"מ ליפשיץ כיוצר ציוני דתי.

| |rafi vaaknin (he) |

The Parable: Popularization of The Torah

| |Yehuda Shwartz (he) |

"משנת" הרא"ם ליפשיץ והוראתה. על מאמרו של הרא"ם ליפשיץ על המשנה ועל ההשתמעויות העולות מן המאמר להוראת המשנה

| |Yehuda Brandes (he) |

הרא"ם ליפשיץ - בין החדר המסורתי לחדר המתוקן

|794 |The Religious State-Education |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2734

Chairperson: Idit Layosh

| |Yael Segev, Idit Layosh (he) |

Orthodox Pre-School Teacher`s Criteria for Selecting Children`s Literature

| |Matnay Reiger (he) |

The Jewish Attitude Toward the Exceptional Member of Society

| |rivka glazner (he) |

הביבליותרפיה בחמ"ד

| |Stuart Cohen (he) |

Commemoration as Scholarship: trends in memorial books to IDF soldiers from the national-religious community, 1988-2015

|795 |Jewish Studies from a Modern Pedagogical Perspective |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2605

Chairperson: Yehuda Brandes

| |Ron Wacks (he) |

Ways of 'Meaningful Learning' in Hasidism, Past and Present

| |Avichai Kellerman (he) |

Meaningful Learning and School Learning - Same Thing in a Different Guise

| |yishay rosenberg (he) |

In Praise of Variedness - On the Attitude of Samson Raphael Hirsch Towards Differences Among Students and Children

| |Yossi Spanier (he) |

Agriculture in Ancient Israel in Lןght of Jewish Sources and a Tour of Settaf in the Jerusalem Hills

|796 |Jewish Studies: Historical and Contemporary Reflections |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2714

| |Yitzhak Conforti (he) |

‘Chochmat Yisrael’ for the People: Early Zionist Thinkers and Jewish Academic Studies

| |Moshe David Herr (he) |

Jewish Studies: a Hundred Years of Research, from World War I until Present Days

| |Meir Bar-Ilan (he) |

The Crisis in Jewish Studies

|797 |A View from the Center: The Future of the Jewish Studies Research Center - A Round Table |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2714

| |Steven Weitzman (en) |

| |Dariusz Stola (he) |

| |Daniel Schwartz (he) |

| |Irene Zwiep (he) |

|798 |Palestine\Israel Between Jewish and Eastern Studies: Three Meeting Places |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2506

| |Hanan Harif (he) |

בין יהדות, ציונות ומחקר: שלמה דב גויטיין וראשית המזרחנות הישראלית

| |Amit Levy (he) |

What did the School of Oriental Studies take from Judaism?

| |Yonatan Mendel (he) |

Arabic as a bridge to Judaism: On the German philological approach to the study of Semitic languages

| |Adi Armon (en) |

Benzion Netanyahu - The Formative Years

|799 |Jewish Community Studies |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2405

Chairperson: Harriet Hartman

| |Ira M. Sheskin (he) |

Good Practices in Local Jewish Community Studies: Why Random Digit Dialing Is Still Necessary

| |Leonard Saxe (en) |

Jewish Community Studies in the United States: A 21st Century Approach

| |Matthew Boxer (en) |

Communal Differences and Challenges in Studying Small Jewish Communities

| |Bruce Phillips (en) |

Jewish Community Studies in the 21st Century

DIVISION F

RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY PROJECTS

|800 |The Talmud Text Databank Integrated Website: 'Cooperative Development Initiative' (Plenary Session) |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2802

Chairperson: Shamma Friedman

| |Shamma Friedman (he) |

The New Integrated database as a platform for Talmudic research opens new frontiers in Judaic studies research

| |Moshe pinchuk (he) |

מאגר מידע לתלמוד הירושלמי - תרומתם וערכם של מובאות מן הירושלמי בספרות הראשונים (צריך כותרת באנגלית)

| |Menashe Pniel (he) |

The increased capabilities of Bar Ilan University`s Primary Textual Witnesses to Tannaitic Literature within the integrated database

| |Moshe Feifer (he) |

המאגר המשולב מיזם פיתוח משותף Cooperative Development Initiative המכון לחקר התלמוד ע"ש שאול ליברמן של בית המדרש לרבנים באמריקה ולמכון למחשוב מידע ביהדות שבאוניברסיטת בר-אילן

|801 |Methodologies and Exclusion Techniques of Ancient Texts |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2001, Rabin Building

| |Yohanan Kapah (he) |

Methods of Manuscript Editing - Reflecting on Editing R. Joseph Hayoun's Commentaries on Psalms and Jeremiah

| |Inbal Gur Ben Yitzhak (he) |

The `Book of Angels` and the Research of Manuscripts of Hasidei Ashkenaz

| |Avraham Fraenkel (he) |

Computing and Philology - Sidur Ashkenaz Case

| |Nachum Dershowitz (en) |

Querying Hebrew Texts via Word Spotting

|802 |The Role of Judaica Collections in a Globalized World - Strategies for Providing Access to Jewish Historical Resources |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2722

Chairperson: Rachel Heuberger

| |Marko Knepper (en) |

Establishing the Special Information Service for Jewish Studies in Germany

| |Aaron Christianson (en) |

Hebrew Books in German Libraries – The Automated Re-conversion of Romanized Hebrew Titles into the Original Hebrew Script

| |Susan Hazan (en) |

Open Access of Jewish Digital Data: Museum Collections, Exhibitions and Resources

| |Dov Winer (en) |

Context for Jewish Content: Overhauling Judaica Europeana, the Jewish Heritage Network

|803 |Jewish Genealogy Advances into Large Groups |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2001, Rabin Building

Chairperson: Sergio DellaPergola

| |Neville Joseph Lamdan (en) |

Jewish Genealogy: From Individuals to Progressively Larger Groups

| |Judith Kalik (en) |

At the Sectoral Level: Village Jews in the 19`th Century Minsk Gubernya

| |Avi Gross (en) |

At an Amorphous Level: Conversos – New Christians

| |Kenneth Collins (en) |

At the national level: Scottish Jewry

|805 |Archive Projects in Israel |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2001, Rabin Building

Chairperson: Silvia Schenkolewski-Kroll

| |Gil Weissblei (en) |

The Role of The National Library in the History of Jewish Archives

| |Adi Portughies (he) |

ערי הפיתוח "מלמטה למעלה" - הזמנה למחקר

| |Oren Kalman (he) |

`"The Archive Meets the Community" Project - The Researcher`s Perspective`"

|806 |Archives of Jews in the Diaspora |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2001, Rabin Building

Chairperson: Aharon Azati

| |Jose Alberto Tavim (en) |

The Project Portuguese Jewish Sources in Medieval Times

| |Miriam Caloianu (en) |

The Romanian Holdings at the CAHJP: An Overview

| |Miriam Grobman (he) |

Information on Russian Empire Jews` Lifestyle in Archival Documents

| |Moshe Mossek (he) |

Between Archives and the Historiography of Bulgarian Jews during the Holocaust

|807 |Archives of the Kibbutz Movement |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2001, Rabin Building

Chairperson: (David (Dudu Amitai

| |Aharon Azati (he) |

The Archives of the Kibbutzim and the Moshavim as Agents of Memory

| |Neta Shapira (he) |

Diaries of Hashomer Hatzair Members 1911-1950: Assumptions and First Findings

| |Muki Tsur (he) |

אחותי קטנה ` שיר מדרש על ימי שואה ועל מלחמת ששת הימים של אבא קובנר`

|808 |Collections |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2714

Chairperson: Elchanan Reiner

| |Shaul Shaked (he) |

על הגניזה האפגנית

| |Yitzchak Gila (he) |

אוסף הדפים הבודדים באוסף ולמדונה

| |Raquel Ukeles (he) |

הספרייה הלאומית של ישראל, אברהם שלום יהודה האספן, האוסף והספרייה הלאומית.

| |Rachel Misrati (he) |

The Schwadron Collection

|809 |A Book, a Library and a National Library |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2714

| |David Katz (he) |

על שאלת הספרייה הלאומית. ככלל.

| |Avriel Bar-Levav (he) |

אינטימיות טקסטואלית יהודית והספרייה הלאומית

| |Elchanan Reiner (he) |

National Library and the National Library

|810 |Linked Open Data in Jewish Studies |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2722

Chairperson: Dov Winer

| |Sinai Rusinek (en) |

Introducing Kima: The Hebrew Gazetteer

| |Gila Prebor, Maayan Zhitomirsky-Geffet (he) |

Towards an Ontopedia for Post-Medieval Hebrew Manus

| |daniel Stoekl Ben Ezra (en) |

Toward a Digital text Service for Biblical, Qumran, and Rabbinic Literature

| |Thomas Kollatz (en) |

Sharing Data: The Case of Jewish Funerary Inscriptions Databases

|811 |Learning and Educating in the Digital Age: New Methods in Jewish Studies |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2722

| |Miryam T. Brand (en) |

An Ancient Podcast: Tales from the Trenches

| |Christina Isabel Bruening (en) |

Holocaust Education in Cyber Space?

| |Edith Lubetski (en) |

Strategies for Finding Material on a Biblical Verse or Topic

|812 |Digital Tools for Research and Accessibility in Jewish Studies |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 17:00-19:00, Room: 2001, Rabin Building

Chairperson: Yehoshua Reiss

| |Yehoshua Reiss (he) |

: Digitized Biblical Research and Instruction

| |Moshe Koppel (he) |

Artificial Intelligence in the Service of Jewish Studies

| |Tsafra Siew (he) |

Ktiv: The International Collection of Digitized Hebrew Manus

| |Hillel Novetsky (en) |

Contributions of the Digital Revolution to Creating a New Mikraot Gedolot

|813 |The Venice Ghetto Collaboration: Place-based memory in the 21st century |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 14:30-16:30, Room: 2001, Rabin Building

| |Katharine G. Trostel (en) |

The Venice Ghetto Collaboration: A Memory Space that Travels.

| |Erica Smeltzer (en) |

Ghettoes and Quarters: European Jewish Life under the Regimes of Tourism and Memory

| |Sara Airoldi (en) |

The Ghetto in Zionist imagery: Dialectics of a Jewish space

|814 |Poster Session: Digital Jewish Studies |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2713

Chairperson: Sinai Rusinek

| |Eliezer Baumgarten, Yossi Chajes (he) |

Maps of God - Interactive Ilanot

| |Michael Pitkowsky (he) |

The Sources and Methodology of the Shulhan Arukh: Big Data Meets Yosef Karo

| |Edwin Seroussi (he) |

Jewish Cultures on the Map: A Web-Based Platform Developed by Da’at Hamakom

| |Anna Novikov (he) |

Between Kapota and Siurtuk: The Dynamics of East-Central European Jewish Clothing

| |Catrina Langenegger (he) |

Refugees under military control – a digital mapz

| |Gaia Lembi (he) |

Saxa Judaica: Dlving Digitally into Jewish Inscriptions

| |Itay Marienberg-Milikowsky (he) |

Between Annotation and Interpretation: Toward a Computational Research in Hebrew Literature

| |Menachem Katz (he) |

The Friedberg Jewish Manuscript Society

| |Moshe Feifer (he) |

Lieberman Institute

| |Moshe Lavee (he) |

Leviticus Rabbah Edit Distance Clustering of full Manuscripts

| |Ofra Hod (he) |

Poetry in Translation

| |tamar kalkhitashvili (he) |

Aramaic and Hebrew Inscriptions of Epigraphic Corpora of Georgia 2.0

| |Zina Cohen (he) |

Ink Analysis in Cairo Geniza Fragments

| |Eyal Miller (he) |

Jpress revamp

| |daniel Stoekl Ben Ezra (he) |

Lectionaries / Parashot HaShavua vehaHagim

| |Haim Lapin (he) |

eRabbinica Mishnah

| |Jonathan Ben-Dov (he) |

Cryptic Papyrus Scrolls from Qumran

| |Martijn Naaijer (he) |

Shebanq

| |Michael Engel (he) |

Peshat

| |Miriam Ruerup (he) |

Bilingual Online Source-Edition “Key-documents" of German-Jewish History

| |Asaf Gayer (he) |

Scripta Qumranica Electronica:

LATIN AMERICAN JEWRY

|900 |Sesión de Apertura |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 17:00-19:00, Bloomfield Library Media Room 32

Chairperson: Sebastian Klor

|901 |México: Inmigración e Identidades Colectivas |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2712

Chairperson: Margalit Bejarano

| |Perla Aizencang Kane (sp) |

Identidad en Contextos Migratorios - Vida Transnacional y sus efectos sobre la identidad de israelíes que residen en México

| |Omer Lachman (he) |

The demographic profile of the immigration from Eastern Europe to Mexico 1924 - 1929 in comparative aspects to the Land of Israel.

| |Frida Staropolsky Shwartz (sp) |

Disyuntivas identitarias entre ser y pertenecer: judíos húngaros en México

|902 |Holocausto y Memoria |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 14:30-16:30, Room: 2712

Chairperson: Ana Maria Tapia-Adler

| |Tamara Gleason Freidberg (sp) |

Desafiar al silencio: prensa en idish y la Shoá en México.

| |Yosi (Jorge) Goldstein (sp) |

Entre la Historia y la Memoria Colectiva: Sobrevivientes del Holocausto en Sudamérica, testimonios, narrativas y representaciones culturales.

| |Efraim Zadoff (sp) |

Diplomáticos peruanos que salvaron judíos en la Shoá.

|903 |Brasil: Judíos, Sionismo e Israel |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2712

Chairperson: Yossi Goldstein

| |Jonathan Grossman (en) |

Zionism, Racism, Pragmatism, and Dual Loyalty: Brazil’s Vote in favor of United Nations General Assembly Resolution 3379 (“Zionism=Racism”) in November 1975.

| |Tullo Vigevani (en) |

Brazil, Middle East and Israel: Is there room for new policies?

|904 |Educación Judía No Formal – Realidades y Consecuencias |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2712

Chairperson: Yosef Rozen

| |Irene Stoliar (sp) |

La senda de un sueño. Historia del movimiento juvenil Hashomer Hatzair y "la familia shomrica" en la Argentina

| |Silvia Schenkolewski-Kroll (en) |

Cincuenta años de educación judía no formal transnacional en América Latina - Conclusiones.

| |Pedro Goldfarb (he) |

Jóvenes judíos en la guerrilla argentina de años 60 y 70: Dilemas de identidad nacional y étnica.

|905 |Brasil, Uruguay y Chile: Miradas al Pasado Judío |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2712

Chairperson: Leonardo Senkman

| |Graciela Ben Dror (sp) |

La interacción compleja entre el movimiento sionista socialista y los partidos de izquierda en el Uruguay, 1965-1973.

| |Heloisa Pait (po) |

Georg Simmel, Sergio Buarque de Hollanda e o indivíduo moderno: raízes judaicas do pensamento social brasileiro.

| |Ana Maria Tapia-Adler (sp) |

Nuevos antecedentes sobre la Comunidad Israelita de La Serena

|906 |Sesión Especial en conjunto con la División de Judaísmo Contemporáneo |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2713

Chairperson: Sergio DellaPergola

|17:30 |Judit Bokser Liwerant (en) |

Reconsidering Israel-Diaspora Relations: On Collective Affirmations and Search for Autonomy. The US-Mexico Wall.

|907 |Literatura, Nacionalismo e Identidad 1 |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2712

Chairperson: Naomi Lindstrom

| |Corinna Deppner (sp) |

Tradiciones místicas en la modernidad: Clarice Lispector y Teresa de Avila.

| |Florinda F. Goldberg (sp) |

Aurora Levins Morales, "A Child of Many Diasporas."

| |Leopoldo De Oliveira (po) |

Narrativas e Contra-narrativas da Formação da Identidade Judaico-brasileira em A Majestade do Xingu, de Moacyr Scliar

|908 |Exilio de Escritores Judíos Iberoamericanos 1 |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2712

Chairperson: Daniel Nahson

| |Saul Sosnowski (sp) |

En el exilio de las letras, ?es posible desglosar lo nacional y lo judio?

| |Leonardo Senkman (sp) |

El re-descubrimiento de diáspora y pertenencia en dos escritores judíos exiliados argentinos.

| |Mario Martin Gijon (sp) |

Máximo José Kahn, un escritor de tres exilios.

|909 |Exilio de Escritores Judíos Iberoamericanos 2 |

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2712

Chairperson: Mario Martin Gijon

| |Monique Rodrigues Balbuena (en) |

"His Jew is Sephardic": Juan Gelman`s Ladino

| |Joseba Buj (sp) |

Angelina Muñiz-Huberman: del exilio (en la memoria) a la diáspora (más allá de la memoria)

| |Jacobo Israel Garzon (sp) |

El exilio republicano, La pérdida de eminentes intelectuales judíos y la interrupción de la vida comunal en españa.

|910 |Argentina: Inmigración, Colonización y Religión |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2712

Chairperson: Nancy Rozenchan

| |Mario Eduardo Cohen (sp) |

Genesis de la histórica Declaración de Buenos Aires.

| | Yehuda Julio Levin (sp) |

Rusia o Argentina en las primeras poblaciones agrícolas judías de la Pampa.

| |Sebastian Klor (sp) |

El argentino integral: la experiencia historica y socio-economica de los judios cordobeses, 1915-2015.

| |Batia Siebzehner (sp) |

Transformando los paisajes judeo-religiosos en la Argentina.

|911 |Cubanos y Judíos: Imágenes y Encuentros |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2712

Chairperson: Graciela Ben Dror

| |Stephen Silverstein (en) |

Notional Jewishness in Nineteenth-Century Cuba.

| |Margalit Bejarano (sp) |

Cubanos y españoles a través de los ojos de los inmigrantes judíos.

| |Maritza Corrales (sp) |

La visión de "los otros": Racismo, xenofobia y antisemitismo en Cuba, 1902-2016.

|912 |La Producción Literaria de las Escritoras Sefardíes Latinoamericanas |

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2712

Chairperson: Florinda F. Goldberg

| |Regina Igel (po) |

Escritoras sefarditas no Brasil: minoria dentro da minoria

| |Naomi Lindstrom (sp) |

La construcción de un discurso visionario transcultural en la poesía de Myriam Moscona

| |Renee Scott (sp) |

La comida como signo de identidad sefardí en dos textos hispanoamericanos

|913 |Arqueología, Museología y Documentación |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 2712

Chairperson: Batia Siebzehner

| |Dana Sprott (en) |

The Lost Jews of St. Maarten: How One Jewish Community was Rediscovered Using Old Fashioned Sleuthing and Modern Forensic Techniques.

| |Nancy Rozenchan (po) |

Acervo museológico brasileiro como referência à vida mundana de judeus europeus no início do século xx

| |Aiala Wengrowicz Feller (sp) |

Caso Amia . La documentación de los Juicios Orales como platafoma de Memoria. Argentina 1994-2016.

|914 |Holocausto, Racismo y Antisemitismo |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2712

Chairperson: Efraim Zadoff

| |Haim Avni (he) |

Agriculture, Migration and Rescue: Latin America and the Jewish People during the Nazi Era.

| |Yael Siman (sp) |

Proyecto de Investigación: Experiencias y trayectorias individuales de sobrevivientes del Holocausto en América Latina: Un estudio comparativo de Chile, Colombia y México.

| |David Velazquez Seiferheld (sp) |

Racismo y Antisemitismo en el Discurso Nacionalista Paraguayo (1920 - 1947).

| |Gustavo Guzman Castro (sp) |

¿Polémica, sarcasmo o silencio? Respuestas de la comunidad judía chilena al antisemitismo de extrema derecha durante el siglo XX

|915 |Literatura, Nacionalismo e Identidad 2 |

Thursday, 10 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2712

Chairperson: Regina Igel

| |Daniel Nahson (sp) |

El Cansinos de Borges: símbolo de toda la cultura.

| |Michal Gai (sp) |

El lenguaje poético de Alberto Szpunberg en La Academia de Piatock.

| |Silvio Gryc (sp) |

Villanos y Ángeles: Estereotipos y Realidad en la Novela “El Sueño de Isaac.”

MASORETIC STUDIES

|930 |Cantillation Notes |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, 530 Seminar Room, Mandel Building

Chairperson: Yosef Ofer

| |Lea Himmelfarb (he) |

The Discovery of a Hidden Interpretation Following the Location of the Etnach

| |Ephraim-Bezalel Halivni (en) |

Commentary and Punctuation in Ta’amei Hamikra: Additional Examples

| |Elihu Shannon (he) |

The Special Accentuation of An Unusual Type of List in the Bible

| |Yuval Weiss (he) |

Probabilistic Examination: Does the Content of a Verse Affect the Choice of its Accentuations?

|931 |The Books of the Torah and the Reading in the Torah |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, 530 Seminar Room, Mandel Building

Chairperson: Rafael Zer (Singer)

| |Jordan S. Penkower (en) |

The Ten Commandments in the Paintings of Rembrandt

| |Mordekhai Weintraub (he) |

משך מחזור הקריאה בארץ ישראל לאור ממצאים חדשים מן הגניזה

| |Joseph Peretz (en) |

A whole Ashkenazi Torah Scroll from the 13th Century

| |Ephraim B Caspi (en) |

Multiple tagging and strange letters systems found in Torah scrolls and other ancient sources due to "Sefer Tagi"

|932 |The Massorah Comments |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 14:30-16:30, 530 Seminar Room, Mandel Building

Chairperson: Jordan S. Penkower

| |Edson de Faria Francisco (en) |

References to Masoretic Annotations of Leningrad Codex B19a in the Antigo Testamento Interlinear Hebraico-Português: General Remarks and Function.

| |Bella Hass Weinberg (en) |

The Omission of Function Words from Early Hebrew and Latin Concordances vs. the Prominence of Function Words in Masoretic Notes

| |Elvira Martin-Contreras (en) |

Mnemonic Signs Shared by the Rabbinic Literature and the Masora

| |Rafael Zer (Singer) (he) |

Textual Differences Between Editions of the Bible Based on the Aleppo Codex

|933 |The Mesorah and the Grammar of the Language |

Sunday, 06 August, 2017 17:00-19:00, 530 Seminar Room, Mandel Building

Chairperson: Bella Hass Weinberg

| |Robert Vanhoff (en) |

Qere we’la Ketiv/Ketiv we’la Qere: A Problematic Category in Masoretic Studies

| |Elodie Attia (en) |

The Fragment INC 675, a New Evidence of Non Classical Tiberian Masorah in Western Europe

| |Chanan Ariel (he) |

harrəʿīmå̄h, u-zăhaḇ, wa-yqanʾū: Three Expressions of a Single Phenomenon

| |Yosef Ofer (he) |

Horayat Haqore (hadayat alqari): A Documentation of the Biblical Accentuation and Attempts of Explanation

THE THIRTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR THE STUDY OF JEWISH NAMES

|940 |Names in the Bible and in Rabbinic Literature |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 09:00-11:00, Room: 3001, Rabin Building

| |Yoel Elitzur (en) |

š-r-ḥ-n - שרוחן - שלחים

| |Itzick Shai (en) |

The Meaning of the Name of Amon son of Manasseh

| |Harry Fox (LeBeit Yoreh) (he) |

The Authenticity of Infrequently Mentioned Names in Rabbinic Literature

|941 |Names in Jewish Communities I |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 3001, Rabin Building

| |Esther Schneidenbach (en) |

The Names of the Jews in Ancient Rome

| |Nardo Bonomi Braverman (en) |

Nomen Omen. The Onomastic as a Source for Understanding the Formation of the Modern Italian Jewish Population and Internal Migrations

| |Ricardo Munoz Solla (en) |

The Others Renamed: Identity and Anthroponomy in Judeo-Converso Contexts in the 15th Century

| |Miloš Damjanović (en) |

Onomastics of Kosovo-Metohijan Jews

|942 |Names in Different Jewish Communities II |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 11:30-13:30, Room: 2001, Rabin Building

Chairperson: Ber Boris Kotlerman

| |Jacob Rosen (he) |

A Chronological Survey of Baghdad Jewish Surnames

| |Moshe Ovadia (en) |

Moroccan Jewish Names: An Historical-onomastic-halakhic Source in Light of R. Yitzhak Hazan`s Halakhic Oeuvre

| |Refael Kroizer (he) |

The Genre of Name Lists for Divorced Records: Its Creation and Meaning

|943 |Jewish Names in Poland and Germany |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 3001, Rabin Building

| |Aleksandra Zurek (en) |

The Surnames of Converts from Judaism to Christianity in Warsaw from 1826 - 1850

| |Witold Wrzosinski (en) |

Hebrew Family Names on Epitaphs of the Warsaw Jewish Cemetery

| |Johannes Czakai (en) |

Jewish Reactions to the Adoption of Permanent Surnames in German Lands 1787-1849

| | Malgorzata Sliz-Marciniec (he) |

Changing Names of Jewish Students at the Jagellonian University in Krakow in the 2nd Half of the 19th Century

|944 |Modern Personal, Family and Street Names |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2001, Rabin Building

| |Adar Cohen (he) |

Transforming “Grin” to “Ben Gurion” and other Zionist Leaders` Hebraized Surnames: A Socio-Political Perspective of a Socio-Linguistic Phenomenon

| |Shlomit Landman (he) |

"I am the only nun in Israel" - Naming Jewish Newborns in Several Communities in Israel as an Expression of Basic Values

| |Amer Dahamshe (he) |

Street Names in Maalot-Tarshiha

| |Dina Roginsky (en) |

Heritage Learners: First Names of Jewish-American Students in Hebrew Classes

|945 |Names in Hebrew Literature |

Monday, 07 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 3001, Rabin Building

Chairperson: Aaron Demsky

| |Haim Be'er (he) |

How do I choose the Names of my Characters?

| |Moshe Bar-Asher (he) |

A Community in the Light of its Names and Nicknames

| |Erga Heller (he) |

Re-naming as an Adaptation Norm in Hebrew Children’s Literature

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