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Jewish Studies 2005-2010: Refereed Publications and other scholarly activities

Refereed Books

ABERBACH, David. Jewish Cultural Nationalism, Routledge, 2008

FRAENKEL, Carlos. From Maimonides to Samuel ibn Tibbon: The Transformation of the Dalâlat al-Hâ'irîn into the Moreh ha-Nevukhim. Jerusalem: The Hebrew University Magnes Press, 2007 (Hebrew)

HUNDERT, Gershon. Ge’ulah ketanah ume`at kavod: Hahevrah hayehudit bePolin-Lita bame’ah hashemoneh-esreh. Jerusalem, Merkaz Zalman Shazar, 2008, 302 pp.

HUNDERT, Gershon. Jews in Poland-Lithuania in the Eighteenth Century: A Genealogy of Modernity, University of California Press, 2004 (Paperback, 2006).

HUNDERT, Gershon. Žydų Bendruomenė Lenkijos Ir Lietuvos Teritorijoje XVIII Amžiuje, Vilnius, Eugrimas Publishing House, 2006, 304pp.

Portions of Refereed Books

ABERBACH, David. ‘Myth, History and Nationalism: The Poetry of the British Isles’, in Nationalism and Ethnosymbolism, eds. Athena S. Leoussi and Steven Grosby, Edinburgh University Press; accepted Spring 2006; from book in progress on the poetry of nationalism.

ABERBACH, David. ‘Holocaust Literature: Foreshadowings and Shadowings’, in Arguing the Modern Jewish Canon: Essays on Modern Jewish Literature in Honor of Ruth Wisse’, to be published by the Harvard Center for Jewish Studies, Harvard University Press, Fall 2007; accepted Fall 2006; based on chapter in book in progress on European Jewish patriotism, 1789-1939.

ABERBACH, David. ‘Polish Jewish Patriotism between the Wars’, in Polin, ed. Anthony Polonsky, accepted Fall 2006; from book in progress on European Jewish patriotism, 1789-1939.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. "Beyond the Faithful Disciple: Samuel ibn Tibbon's Criticism of Maimonides," in Maimonides after 800 Years: Essays on Maimonides and His Influence, ed. J. Harris, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007, 33–63.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. "Maimonides, Spinoza, Solomon Maimon and the Completion of the Copernican Revolution in Philosophy," in Sepharad in Ashkenaz: Medieval Knowledge and Eighteenth-Century Enlightened Jewish Discourse, eds. R. Fontaine, A. Schatz & I. Zwiep, Royal Netherlands Academy of Art and Sciences, Amsterdam, 2007, 193–220.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. "From Maimonides to Samuel ibn Tibbon: Interpreting Judaism as a Philosophical Religion," in Maimonides: Conservatism, Originality, Revolution, ed. A. Ravitzky, Jerusalem: Zalman Shazar, 2008, vol. 2, 531–556 (Hebrew).

HUNDERT, Gershon. “The Importance of Demography and Patterns of Settlement for an Understanding of the Jewish Experience in East-Central Europe,” in The Shtetl: New Evaluations, edited by Steven T. Katz, New York: NYU Press, 2007, pp. 29-38.

KAPLAN, Lawrence. “Monotonically Decreasing Esoterism and the Purpose of the Guide of the Perplexed,” Maimonides after 800 Years, ed. Jay Harris (Harvard University Press, 2007), pp. 135-150.

KAPLAN, Lawrence. “Rabbi Joseph Soloveitchik and Halakhic Man,” Cambridge Companion to Modern Jewish Philosophy, eds. Michael Morgan and Peter Gordon (Cambridge University Press, 2007), pp. 209-233.

ORENSTEIN, Eugene. Yiddish Dailies [in Canada], History of the Book in Canada, Vol. II, 1840-1918, eds. Y. Lamonde, P. Lockhart Fleming and F. A. Black, Toronto, Buffalo, London: University of Toronto Press, 2005, pp. 314-316.

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Refereed Journal Articles

ABERBACH, David. “European National Poetry, Islam and the Defeat of the Medieval Church,” Nations and Nationalism, 18:4 (October 2012). pp. 603-623.

ABERBACH, David. ‘Patriotism and Antisemitism:  The Crisis of Polish Jewish Identity between the Wars’,  Polin,  xxii (2009): 368-388.

ABERBACH, David. ‘Zionist Patriotism in Europe, 1897-1942: Ambiguities in Jewish Nationalism’, International History Review, xxxi, 2 (June 2009) 268-298.

ABERBACH, David. ‘The British Empire and Revolutionary National Poetry’, Nations and Nationalism 16 (2) 2010: 220-239. 

ABERBACH, David. "Holocaust Literature: Foreshadowings and Shadowings", in Arguing the Modern Jewish Canon: Essays on Modern Jewish Literature in Honor of Ruth Wisse’, Harvard Center for Jewish Studies, Harvard University Press, 2008, pp. 35-53.

ABERBACH, David. "Byron to D’Annunzio: From Liberalism to Fascism in National Poetry 1815-1920." Nations and Nationalism, 14 (3) 2008: 478-497.

ABERBACH, David. “Myth, History and Nationalism: Poetry of the British Isles,” in Nationalism and Ethnosymbolism, Athena S. Leoussi and Steven Grosby, eds., Edinburgh University Press, 2007: 84-96.

ABERBACH, David. “S. Yizhar (1015-2006)” Jewish Quarterly, Autumn 2006, 28-32.

ABERBACH, David. ‘The Embrace of the Rosebush: Anti-Hebraism in Modern Jewish Literature’, The International Fiction Review; accepted, Fall 2006.

ABERBACH, David. "Beggars of Love: Agnon and Flaubert", Journal of Modern Jewish Studies, 7, 2 (2008) 157-174.

ABERBACH, David. “Nationalism, Reform Judaism and the Hebrew Prayer Book,” Nations and Nationalism 12 (1) 2006: 139-159.

ABERBACH, David. “Nationalism and the Hebrew Bible,” Nations and Nationalism, 11 (2) 2005: 223-242

CAPLAN, Eric. What does it Imply? How does it Apply? Holiday Editorials in The Reconstructionist, 1935-1955. Shofar 24 (3) 2006 FRAENKEL, Carlos. “Theocracy and Autonomy in Medieval Islamic and Jewish Philosophy,” Political Theory 38 (2010), 340–366.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. "Zur Integration von islamischem und jüdischem Denken: Eine unbekannte Projektbeschreibung von Shlomo Pines," in Münchener Beiträge zur Jüdischen Geschichte und Kultur 2008, 23–31.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. "Theokratie und Autonomie—Über ihren Zusammenhang in der islamischen und jüdischen Philosophie des Mittelalters" in Simon-Dubnow-Yearbook 7 (2008), 283–297.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. "Philosophy and Exegesis in al-Fârâbî, Averroes, and Maimonides." Special Issue of Laval Théologique et Philosophique 64 (2008) on "The Philosophical Commentary in Antiquity and Beyond," 105–125.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. "From the Pythagorean Void to Crescas' God as the Place of the World," Zutot: Perspectives on Jewish Culture 5 (2008), 87–94.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. “Hasdai Crescas on God as the Place of the World and Spinoza’s Notion of God as Res Extensa,” Aleph: Historical Studies in Science and Judaism 9, 319–353.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. "Mit Maimonides in Makassar." Shorter German version of (11), Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 28 July 2008, "Feuilleton," p. 23.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. "Teaching Aristotle in Indonesia," Dissent, Summer 2008, 5–13.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. "Could Spinoza Have Presented the Ethics as the True Content of the Bible?" Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy 4 (2008), eds. Daniel Garber and Steven Nadler, 1–50.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. "A New Examination of the Attribution to Samuel ibn Tibbon of two Collections of Glosses on The Guide of the Perplexed and of a Commentary on the Account of the Beginning with an Appendix Containing a Partial Edition of the Commentary," Alei Sefer – A Journal of Bibliography and Booklore 20 (2008), 45–68.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. "Maimonides, Averroes, and Samuel ibn Tibbon on a 'Skandalon' of Medieval Science," in Aleph: Historical Studies in Science and Judaism 8 (2008), 283–300.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. “Philosophy and Exegesis in al-Fârâbî, Averroes, and Maimonides.” Special Issue of Laval Théologique et Philosophique 64 (2008) on “The Philosophical Commentary in Antiquity and Beyond,” 105–125.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. “Theokratie und Autonomie—Über ihren Zusammenhang in der islamischen und jüdischen Philosophie des Mittelalters” in Simon-Dubnow-Yearbook 7 (2008), 283–297.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. “Zur Integration von islamischem und jüdischem Denken: Eine unbekannte Projektbeschreibung von Shlomo Pines,” in Münchener Beiträge zur Jüdischen Geschichte und Kultur 2008, 23–31.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. [In Hebrew] “A New Examination of the Attribution to Samuel ibn Tibbon of two Collections of Glosses on The Guide of the Perplexed and of a Commentary on the Account of the Beginning with an Appendix Containing a Partial Edition of the Commentary,” Alei Sefer – A Journal of Bibliography and Booklore 20 (2008), 45–68.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. "Some Reflections on Philosophy, Democracy, and Religion," in Refleksi – Jurnal Kajian Agama dan Filsafat 9 (2007), 1—9 (Journal of the Faculty of Islamic Theology and Philosophy of the State Islamic University in Jakarta).

FRAENKEL, Carlos. "Insegnare Platone in Palestina" in Reset – Un Mese di Idee 103 (2007), 48–54.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. "Teaching Plato in Palestine," Dissent, Spring 2007, 32–39.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. "Mit Platon in Palästina" in Lettre International: Europas Kulturzeitung 74 (2006), 25–30.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. "Beyond the Faithful Disciple: Samuel ibn Tibbon's Criticism of Maimonides," Daat. A Journal of Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah 56 – 58 (2006), 61–82 (Hebrew)

FRAENKEL, Carlos. "Maimonides' God and Spinoza's Deus sive Natura," Journal of the History of Philosophy 44, No. 2 (2006), 169–215.

FRANK, Esther. “Home and Homelessness in the Poetry of Rokhl Korn (1898-1982).”Canadian Jewish Studies, Volume XVIII-XLX: pp 3-13.

HALEVI-WISE, Yael. “Jewish Studies in Canada,” Hador 2.1 (2008): 198-99; University of California

HALEVI-WISE, Yael. “Reading Agnon’s In the Prime of Her Life in Light of Freud’s Dora,” Jewish Quarterly Review 98.1 (2008): 29-40; University of Pennsylvania

HALEVI-WISE, Yael. “Pulling Threads of Gold’: Nation and Generation in the Family Love Plot from Agnon Onwards.” Forthcoming in Prooftexts: A Journal of Jewish Literary History

HALEVI-WISE, Yael. "Reading Agnon's In the Prime of Her Life in Light of Freud's Dora." Forthcoming in the Jewish Quarterly Review.

HALEVI-WISE, Yael. "A Taste of Sepharad from the Suburbs of Mexico: Rosa Nissan's Use of Ladino in Novia que te vea and Hisho que te nazca." Forthcoming in Sephardic Identity in the Americas. Eds. Edna Aizenberg and Margalit Bejarano.

HUNDERT, Gershon. Re(de)fining Modernity in Jewish History. Rethinking European Jewish History, edited by Jeremy Cohen and Moshe Rosman. Oxford; Portland, Oregon: Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2009, 133-145.

HUNDERT, Gershon. Identity Formation in the Early Modern Polish Commonwealth. Citizenship and Identity in a Multinational Commonwealth: Poland-Lithuania in Context, 1550-1772, ed. Karin Friedrich, Barbara Pendzich. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2009, 131-147.

HUNDERT, Gershon. Die Wucht des Wissens: Die YIVO-Enzyklopädie der osteuropäischen Juden. Osteuropa 58, no. 8-10 (2008), 83-95. English version: “The Impact of Knowledge: The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe,” Osteuropa: Impulses for Europe, Tradition and Modernity in East European Jewry, ed. Manfred Sapper, Volker Weichsel, Anna Lipphardt, Berlin, 2008, 75-87.

HUNDERT, Gershon. Bandits in Bolechów: Eighteenth-Century Jewish Memoirs in Context. Jewish History 22 (December, 2008), 373–385.
KAPLAN, Lawrence. “Review Essay: Worship of the Heart,” Hakirah 5 (Fall, 2007): 79-114

KAPLAN, Lawrence. “From Cooperation to Conflict:  Rabbi Professor Emanuel Rackman, Rav Joseph B. Soloveitchik, and the Evolution of American Modern Orthodoxy” Modern Judaism 30:1 (2010): 46-68

KAPLAN, Lawrence.  “A Righteous Judgment on a Righteous People: Rabbi Yitzhak Hutner’s Implicit Theology of the Holocaust,” Hakirah 10 (summer, 2010): 101-115.

KAPLAN, Lawrence. Martin Buber on the Imitation of God, DAAT 56 (2005): pp. v-xxvi.

KAPLAN, Lawrence. A More Contemporary Voice: A. M. Klein’s Original and Revised Translations of the Hebrew Poems of Hayyim Nahman Bialik, Prooftexts : A Journal of Jewish Literary History 25:1 (2005): pp. 128-152.

KAPLAN, Lawrence. Does Jewish Existentialism have a Special Character, [in Hebrew] Katharsis: A Critical Review in the Humanities and Social Sciences 4 (2005): pp. 52-74.

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Edited Books

FRAENKEL, Carlos. The Rationalists: Between Tradition and Innovation, with Dario Perinetti, and Justin Smith. The New Synthese Historical Library, Springer Academic Publishers, 2010.

HUNDERT, Gershon. Editor in Chief, The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe, 2 vols., New Haven and London, Yale University Press, 2008.

HUNDERT, Gershon. Ge’ulah ketanah ume`at kavod: Hahevrah hayehudit bePolin-Lita bame’ah hashemoneh-esreh. Jerusalem, Merkaz Zalman Shazar, 2008, 302 pp.

Book Chapters

FRAENKEL, Carlos. “Legislating Truth: Maimonides, the Almohads and the 13th Century Jewish Enlightenment” Studies in the History of Culture and Science Presented to Gad Freudenthal on his 65th Birthday, eds. R. Fontaine et al., Brill: Leiden, 2010, 209–231.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. “Spinoza on Philosophy and Religion: The Averroistic Sources,” The Rationalists: Traditions and Contexts, eds. Carlos Fraenkel, Dario Perinetti and Justin Smith. The New Synthese Historical Library of Springer Academic Publishers, 2010, 58–81

FRAENKEL, Carlos. “Introduction” (with Dario Perinetti and Justin Smith) to The Rationalists: Between Tradition and Innovation, eds. Carlos Fraenkel, Dario Perinetti and Justin Smith. The New Synthese Historical Library of Springer Academic Publishers, 2010.

HUNDERT, Gershon. Drohobycz: City of Mystics and Artists. Bruno Schulz: New Readings, New Meanings, edited by Stanisław Latek. Montréal and Cracow: Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences in Canada/Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2009 [published 2010], 21-27.

Dictionary Entries, Book Reviews, Commentaries

CAPLAN, Eric. Review. Huston Smith, Tales of Wonder: Adventures Chasing the Divine. HarperCollins, 2009. The Montreal Gazette, June 20, 2009.

CAPLAN, Eric. Review. Alex Pomson and Randal F. Schnoor, Back to School: Jewish Say School in the Lives of Adult Jews. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2008. Canadian Jewish Studies, Vol. 15 (2007), pp. 155-158. [published, fall 2009]

CAPLAN, Eric. Review. Sue Fishkoff, The Rebbe’s Army: Inside the World of Chabad-Lubavitch. New York: Schocken Books, 2003. Stephanie Wellen Levine, Mystics, Mavericks, and Merrymakers: An Intimate Journey Among Hasidic Girls. New York: New York University Press, 2003. CCAR Journal: The Reform Jewish Quarterly, Winter 2010, pp. 155-162.

CAPLAN, Eric. Review. Rebecca T. Alpert, Whose Torah? A Concise Guide to Progressive Judaism. New York: The New Press, 2008. Or N. Rose, Jo Ellen Kaiser, and Margie Klein, eds. Righteous Indignation: a Jewish Call for Justice. Woodstock, VT: Jewish Lights Publishing, 2008. CCAR Journal: The Reform Jewish Quarterly, Summer 2010, pp. 155-162. 

CAPLAN, Eric. “Judaism: Reconstructionist,” in the Encyclopedia of Religion in America (4 volumes). Charles H. Lippy and Peter W. Williams, eds. Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2010. pp. 1141-1144.

CAPLAN, Eric. Review: Karla Goldman, Beyond the Synagogue Gallery. Cambridge, MA; Harvard University Press, 2000. Jewish Quarterly Review, V95:2 (Spring 2005) pp. 406-408.

CAPLAN, Eric. Review: Irving Greenberg, For the Sake of Heaven and Earth: The New Encounter Between Judaism and Christianity. Philadelphia, PA: The Jewish Publication Society, 2004. The Montreal Gazette, May 8, 2005, W5.

CAPLAN, Eric. Jewish Day School Education and State Funding, Symposium on Educational Pluralism in Canada, Faculty of Education, McGill University, September 29, 2005.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. “No body,” Review of Sarah Stroumsa, Maimonides in His World: Portrait of a Mediterranean Thinker, Princeton UP, 2009 for Times Literary Supplement 5616, November 19 2010, 28.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. “Spinoza, Baruch de” in Encyclopedia Judaica, 2nd revised edition, general editor Fred Skolnik.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. "Crescas, Hasdai", "Ibn Daud, Abraham", "Ibn Tibbon, Jehuda / Samuel", "Levi ben Gershon", "Pines, Shlomo", "Spinoza, Baruch de", "Wolfson, Harry A." in A. Kilcher and O. Fraisse (eds.), Lexikon jüdischer Philosophen, Stuttgart-Weimar: J. B. Metzler, 200.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. "Willensfreiheit: VII. Judentum" in Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart, 4. Auflage, vol. 8, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2005, 1578-1579.

FRANK, Esther. The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe Dictionary of Literary Biography 2007 entry on Rokhl Korn

HUNDERT, Gershon. Kesef, koah vehashpa`ah: HaYehudim be’ahuzot bet Radziwill beLita bame’ah ha-18, by Adam Teller. Gal-Ed 22 (2010), 133-138

HUNDERT, Gershon. “Forward.” An Ancient Lineage: European Roots of a Jewish Family, by Edward Gelles, London, Vallentine Mitchell, 2006, p. xvii.

HUNDERT, Gershon. Between Worlds: Dybbuks, Exorcists, and Early Modern Judaism, by J. H. Chajes. American Historical Review 110 (no. 5, June, 2005), 910-911.

Non-Refereed Publications

ABERBACH, David. Memoir on Isaiah Berlin, Times Literary Supplement, 5 June 2009.

ABERBACH, David. On Jewish patriotism,  London Jewish Chronicle, 26 June 2009.

ABERBACH, David. On conversion to Judaism, London Jewish Chronicle, 16 July 2010

CAPLAN, Eric. “Preparing for a Cultural Shift.” Jewish Currents, Autumn 2009, pp. 52-53.

FRANK, Esther. “Yiddish poet, essayist, short story writer, Rokhl Korn.” The Canadian Jewish News, September 8 2010.

GONSHOR, Anna. “Une Rencontre Exceptionelle; festivale international de theatre Yiddish de Montreal.” Jeu; revue de theatre #134, March 2010. pp 155-161.

Presentations in Academic Contexts

CAPLAN, Eric. “The Centrality of Social Justice to the Thought of Mordecai M. Kaplan,” Association for Jewish Studies Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA. December 22, 2009.

FIMA, Lea. Guest Lecturer in the course "Aspects of National Cinema: Palestinian Cinema and Israeli Cinema" (FMST 335T), Concordia University, Fall 2009, Prof. Nasrin Himada Lecture title: The Crisis of the Ideology of Israeli Zionist Masculine Identity as Represented in Uri Barbash’s film One of Us (1989). November 4, 2009

FIMA, Lea. “Beloved in Their Life and Death”: Friendship in the Israel Defense Forces Through the Lens of Israeli Film, 27th International NAPH Conference on Hebrew Language, Literature and Culture at University College, London, England, July 7, 2009.

FIMA, Lea. Theater as an Empowerment Tool in Gadi Kviatek's documentary film Now I Am Free (2006), 26th International NAPH conference on Hebrew Language, Literature and Culture at McGill University, Quebec, Canada. July 1, 2008

FIMA, Lea. Resisting Homogeneity in Shmuel and Amir Hasfari's Film The Schwartz Dynasty. 23rd International Annual Association for Israel Studies (AIS) Conference on Israel as Immigrant Society: Between the Melting Pot and Multiculturalism at The Open University of Israel, Ra'anana, Israel. June 12, 2007

FIMA, Lea. The Impact of Dan Katzir's Film Out for Love, Be Back Shortly... on Students Outside of Israel. 24th International NAPH conference on Hebrew Language, Literature and Culture at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota. June 13, 2006

FRAENKEL, Carlos. Les religions philosophiques de Platon aux Lumières : raison, religion, autonomie. Three conferences at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, December 2010: (1) “Sharî‘a et Torah, servantes de la philosophie : l’interprétation de l’islam et du judaïsme comme religions philosophiques au moyen âge”; (2) “Est-ce que le Traité theologico-politque serait interdit dans un état Spinoziste?”; (3) “Assimilation à Dieu par la perfection de la raison: le concept d’une religion philosophique” (in collaboration with the Centre d’Histoire des Sciences et des Philosophies Arabes et Médiévales).

FRAENKEL, Carlos. “Religiões Filosóficas de Platão ao Iluminisimo: Razão, Religião e Autonomia,” 26-27 October 2010, Departamento de Filosofia, Universidade de Campinas [A two-day seminar devoted to my project on philosophical religions].

FRAENKEL, Carlos. “Diversidade Cultural, Debate Filosófico e Autonomia,” Instituto Anísio Teixeira (Salvador, Brazil), 15 September 2010.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. “God, Law, and Autonomy in Spinoza,” Colloquium in Early Modern Philosophy, Princeton University, 9 May 2010.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. “Legislating Truth: Maimonides, the Almohads, and the 13th Century Jewish Enlightenment,” Workshop on “Agents and Agency in Translation, Transmission, and Transformation in Medieval Cultures,” McGill University, 23–25 April 2010.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. “Legislating Truth: Maimonides, the Almohads, and the 13th Century Jewish Enlightenment,” Divinity School, University of Chicago, 25. January 2010.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. “God, Pedagogy, and Autonomy in Spinoza and Lessing,” Colloquium in Early Modern History, Princeton Institute for Advanced Study, 20. January, 2010.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. “Divine Law and Autonomy in Plato’s Political Thought,” Colloquium, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 2. November 2009 [invited]

FRAENKEL, Carlos. “Zeitalter des Kosmopolitismus? Zur Philosophischen Diskussion um den Multikuturalismus.“ Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, Stipendiatentreffen in Nordamerika, Montreal, 3. October 2009.

FRAENKEL, Carlos. Respondent at Colloquium “The Question of Unity in Moses Mendelssohn’s Thought,” Princeton University, 18 April 2010.

FRANK, Esther. “The Loneliness of the Yiddish Writer: in Survivors: a book of Short Stories”. Conference held by the Association for Canadian Studies, May 30-June 1, 2010.

FRANK, Esther. “The Other Side of The Poem”: the poetry of Rokhl Korn. Invited lecture, Columbia University of South Carolina, 2009.

HALEVI-WISE, Yael. “Spanish-Jewish History in Modern Literature,” Vanderbilt University, November 14, 2010

HALEVI-WISE, Yael. “Etgar Keret & Samir El-Youssef: A Jazzy Collaboration?” National Association of Professors of Hebrew (NAPH), New York, July 2010

HUNDERT, Gershon. Redefining Modernity in Jewish History. The Museum of the History of Polish Jews in cooperation with Centrum im. Anielewicza, Warsaw University, March 2010.

HUNDERT, Gershon. Dov Ber Birkenthal’s Divre binah. American Academy for Jewish Research, Fellows Retreat, Toronto, June 2010.

HUNDERT, Gershon. Simon Dubnow and the Reconstruction of Jewish Communal History in Eastern Europe. Conference on the 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Simon Dubnow, YIVO Institute for Jewish Research; Hunter College, New York City, October 2010. 

KAPLAN, Lawrence. “Between a Thesis and a Contents Approach to the Kuzari: Rabbi Judah Moscato’s Kol Yehudah,” International Conference on Judah Moscato, Mantua, Italy, July, 2009.

KAPLAN, Lawrence. “The Hazon Ish,” International Conference on the “Gdoilim,” The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, Jerusalem, June, 2010.

KAPLAN, Lawrence. “Pentateuchal Criticism in the Ranak,” Department of Jewish Thought, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, December, 2010.

KAPLAN, Lawrence. “Can the Halakhah Suspend the Emotions? Rashi, Maimonides, and Rabbi Soloveitchik on the Laws of Mourning,” International Conference on the Philosophy of Halakhah, The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, Jerusalem, December, 2010.

Community Lectures

CAPLAN, Eric. “Social Justice in the Thought of Mordecai Kaplan,” Biennial Convention of the Jewish Reconstructionist Federation, Newport Beach, CA. November 13, 2010.

FIMA, Lea. The 'Emotional Fort' in Joseph Cedar's Beaufort (2007), Israeli Film Festival, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. April 12, 2010

FIMA, Lea. The Collapse of the Zionist Dream: From Innocence to Corruption in Ra’anan Alexandrowicz's James’s Journey to Jerusalem (2003), Israeli Film Festival, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. April 8, 2010

FIMA, Lea. The Israeli Attitude Toward the "Other" According to Radu Mihaliano's Live and Become (2005), Israeli Film Festival, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. March 22, 2010

FIMA, Lea. Shmuel and Amir Hasfari's The Schwartz Dynasty (2004) as a Hybrid Bourekas and Auteur Film, Israeli Film Festival, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. March 15, 2010

FIMA, Lea. The Representation of the Development Town in Avi Nesher's Turn Left at the End of the World (2004), Israeli Film Festival, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. March 8, 2010

FIMA, Lea. Evolving Ideologies of Kibbutz Life According to Ran Tal’s Children of the Sun (2007), Israeli Film Festival, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. March 1, 2010

FIMA, Lea. Homo-erotic Relationships in Uri Barbash’s Film One of Us (1989) at the Israeli Discussion Group (IDG), Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Feb 22, 2010.

FIMA, Lea. Introducing Ran Tal’s Israeli documentary film Children of the Sun (2007) at Israeli Discussion Group (IDG) in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. March 16, 2009

FIMA, Lea. Introducing Gadi Kviatek’s Israeli documentary film Now I am Free (2006) at the Jewish Public Library, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. May 25, 2008

FIMA, Lea. Stereotypes and Prejudices in Israeli Society as Reflected in Shmuel and Amir Hasfari's Film The Schwartz Dynasty. At Israeli Discussion Group (IDG) in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. April 14, 2008

FIMA, Lea. The reflection of Israeli society and culture in Dan Katzir's movie Out for Love, Be Back Shortly... At Israeli Discussion Group (IDG) in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. April 9, 2007

FIMA, Lea. The Impact of Dan Katzir's Film Out for Love, Be Back Shortly... on Students Outside of Israel. At Congregation B'nai Torah, Atlanta, GA, USA. February 22, 2007

FIMA, Lea. The Impact of Dan Katzir's Film Out for Love, Be Back Shortly... on Students Outside of Israel. In Na'amat Canada, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. November 30, 2006

GONSHOR, Anna. Guest lecturer, public Lecture, November 14, 2010 Yiddish Committee, Toronto Jewish Federation, “the Family in modern Yiddish folklore and literature.” 

GONSHOR, Anna. “A Jewish Children’s Republic in Poland; The Medem Sanitorium 1926-1942.” Yentl Fishman Memorial Lecture, October 2009, Jewish Public Library, Montreal.

HUNDERT, Gershon. Podcast, Tablet Magazine: on the YIVO Encyclopedia, June 2010

HUNDERT, Gershon. Guest Speaker, Cummings Jewish Center for Seniors, January 2010.

HUNDERT, Gershon. Scholar in Residence, Adath Shalom Congregation, Ottawa, ON, November 2010.

LEVY, Barry. Weekly Bible class at TBDJ synagogue, Montreal.