Institute Fellows

Each year, the Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies gathers a group of fellows around a specified theme for collaborative research and scholarship.  This diverse and accomplished group includes scholars, musicians, artists, and writers from across the U.S., Israel, Europe, Canada, and South America.

 

  • Mira Balberg

    Institute Fellow 2111 Thayer Building

    Blood for Thought: The Rabbinic Reinvention of Sacrifice in Its Roman and Early Christian Context734.763.9047 / bmira@umich.edu


  • Eitan Bar-Yosef

    Institute Fellow 2111 Thayer Building

    Zionism, the British Empire and the Making of Israeli Identity: Mimicry, Resistance, and Nostalgia734.763.9047 / baryosef@umich.edu


  • Josh Cole

    Joshua H. Cole

    Institute Fellow 2111 Thayer Building

    A Riot in France: Violence and Colonial Reform in Algeria, 1919-1940734.763.9047 / joshcole@umich.edu


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    Sara Feldman

    Institute Fellow 2111 Thayer Building

    People of the Russian Book: Translating Pushkin into Jewish Languages734.763.9047 / feldmans@umich.edu


  • Gil Klein

    Institute Fellow 2111 Thayer Building

    The Roman Architecture of Empire and the Establishment of Rabbinic Space734.763.9047 / gilklein@umich.edu


  • Mikhail Krutikov

    Mikhail Krutikov

    Institute Fellow 2111 Thayer Building

    Spaces of Memory: Imagining the Soviet Past in Post-Soviet Russian Jewish Writing734.763.9047 / krutikov@umich.edu


  • Devi Mays

    Institute Fellow 2111 Thayer Building

    Reorienting Imperial Jews: Constantinople at the Crossroads of Jewish Identities734-763.9047 / devimays@umich.edu


  • Alexei Sivertsev

    Institute Fellow 2111 Thayer Building

    Jews and the Roman Imperial Culture in Late Antiquity734.763.9047 / sivertse@umich.edu


  • Jindrich Toman

    Jindrich Toman

    Institute Fellow 2111 Thayer Building

    Bohemia's Jews and their Decentered Empire734.763.9047 / ptydepe@umich.edu


  • Jeffrey Veidlinger

    Jeffrey Veidlinger

    Institute Fellow 2111 Thayer Building

    Border Jews: Between Empires734.763.9047 / jveidlin@umich.edu


  • Deborah Yalen

    Louis and Helen Padnos Visiting Professorship of Judaic Studies 2139 Thayer Building

    734.615-8488 / dyalen@umich.edu