Marcus Center fellowship announcement

Monday, July 3, 2006

Dr. Gary P. Zola and the staff of the Jacob Radar Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives are pleased to announce the Marcus Center Fellows for 2006-2007

Michael Cohen

Brandeis University

The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Fellowship

From Seminary Men to Conservative Rabbis: The Development of Conservative Judaism in America

Laura Hobson Faure

Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales

The Starkoff Fellowship

The American Jewish Mobilization in Post World War II France: Focus on American Jewish Aid Organizations 

Michael Galchinsky

Georgia State University

The Rabbi Joachim Prinz Memorial Fellowship

Jewish Responses to Non-Jewish Genocides

Susan Goodier

University at Albany, Albany, N.Y.

The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Fellowship

Annie Nathan Meyer: A Feminist Opposed to Woman Suffrage

Robin Judd

Ohio State University

The Rabbi Harold D. Hahn Memorial Fellowship

Love at the Zero Hour: European War Brides, G.I. Husbands, and Reconstruction Strategies, 1945-1950

Mark Lewis

University of California, Los Angeles

The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Fellowship 

The International Legal Movement Against War Crimes, Terrorism, and Genocide, 1919-1948

Barry Ross Muchnick

Yale University

The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Fellowship

Nature's Republic: Nature Conservation and Social Justice in Twentieth Century America

Michael Nitzan

Hebrew University

The Loewenstein-Weiner Fellowship

Who is a Reform Zionist Rabbi?

Initial Findings

Lisa L. Ossian

Des Moines Area Community College

The Loewenstein-Weiner Fellowship

American Jewish Children During the Second World War 

Ofer Shiff

Ben-Gurion Research Institute

The Loewenstein-Weiner Fellowship

Abba Hillel Silver: Two Patterns of Leadership

Matthew Silver

Max Stern Academic College of Emek Yezreel

The Loewenstein-Weiner Fellowship

Louis Marshall and the Democratization of Jewish Politics

Caitlin C. Stewart

Emory University

The Loewenstein-Weiner Fellowship

For the Love of Israel: American Protestants in Dialogue with American Jews, 1948-1967

Kurt F. Stone

Independent Scholar

Coral Springs, Florida

The Rabbi Theodore S. Levy Tribute Fellowship

The Jews of the United States Congress: 1841-2006

Laurence Zuckerman

Independent Scholar

New York, N.Y.

The Loewenstein-Weiner Fellowship

What Did it Mean to be a 'Non-Zionist' circa 1940?

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