UCL Hebrew & Jewish Studies


Research Students


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Deborah Fisher

The Text, Textual History, and Translation Strategies of Targum Qoheleth

Supervisors: Prof Willem Smelik, Dr Lily Kahn

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Tamara Gleason Freidberg

The Yiddish Press and the Holocaust in Mexico

Supervisors: Prof Shirli Gilbert, Dr Helen Beer

PM Yitzhak Rabin and King Hussein shaking hands after the signing of the Israel-Jordan Peace Treaty
Jonathan Ghariani

Paths to Peace: A comparative analysis of different approaches to peace efforts in the Middle-East

Supervisors: Prof Neill Lochery, Prof Michael Berkowitz

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Die Hu

State Sovereignty and the Treatment of Jewish Refugees in Denmark, 1932-1943: Disentangling Received Narratives of National Pride and Guilt

Supervisors: Prof Michael Berkowitz, Prof Neill Lochery

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Nathan Kahn

From Famine to Fame, Transition of the Rabbinate in the Last Third of the 19th Century

Supervisor: Dr. François Guesnet


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Jonathan Lewis

Jewish Chaplaincy in the British Armed Forces, from 1892 until today

Supervisor: Prof Michael Berkowitz, Dr François Guesnet

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Ofer Livnat

Sifrei Evronot: 16th-18th Century Jewish Calendar Manuals

Supervisor: Prof Sacha Stern

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William Pimlott

Yiddish in Britain: Immigration, Culture and the East End

Supervisors: Dr Helen Beer, Prof Michael Berkowitz

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Dr Wojtek Rappak

Karski: The story and the history

Supervisors: Prof Antony Polonsky, Prof Michael Berkowitz

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Eli Rubin

Tsimtsum in Habad Hasidism

Supervisors: Dr François Guesnet, Prof Ada Rapoport-Albert, Dr Tali Loewenthal

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Anca Rujan

Social Dynamics within the African Diaspora in Israel

Supervisors: Prof Neill Lochery and Dr Seth Anziska

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Ellery Weil

Jews, Women, Countrywomen: Feminist Alliance Networks and the 1893 Jewish Women's Congress

Supervisors: Dr. François Guesnet, Dr Alana Harris (King's College London)

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Ben Whittle

The Greek Translation of Biblical Hebrew Verbal Stems in the Septuagint of the Pentateuch

Supervisors: Prof Willem Smelik, Dr Lily Kahn