Associate Professor of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies, and Women's and Gender Studies
Ph.D., Brandeis University
Field of Specialty
East European Jewish history.
Lown Center for Judaica Studies 312
ChaeRan Yoo Freeze
Russian-Jewish historian with research interests in gender, family, sexuality, radical movements, and everyday life.
Freeze, ChaeRan Yoo. ""Russia"." Oxford Bibliographies in Jewish Studies. Ed. David Biale. New York: Oxford Univeresity Press, 2012 (forthcoming)
Freeze, ChaeRan Yoo. "The Mariinsko-Sergievskii Shelter for Baptized Jewish Children in St. Petersburg." Jews in the East European Borderlands: Daily Life, Violence, and Memory. Ed. Eugene Avrutin and Harriet Murav. Academic Studies Press, 2011 (forthcoming)
Freeze, ChaeRan Yoo and Harris, Jay. Everyday Jewish Life in Imperial Russia: Select Documents, 1772-1914. 1st ed. Waltham: Brandeis University Press, 2013.
Freeze, ChaeRan Yoo with Sarunas Liekis and Antony Polonsky, ed. Jews in the Former Grand Duchy of Lithuania Since 1772. 1 ed. Oxford: The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2013.
Freeze, ChaeRan Yoo. Nisuim ve-girushim ha-yehudit ba-Imperyah ha-Rusit. Jerusalem: Zalman Shazar Center, 2013.
Freeze, ChaeRan Yoo. "Lilith's Midwives: Jewish Newborn Child Murder in Nineteenth-Century Vil'na." Jewish Social Studies 16. 2 (2010): 1-27.
Freeze, ChaeRan Yoo. "The Politics of Love in Lev Levanda's Turbulent Times." Gender and Jewish History: Essays in Honor of Paula Hyman. Ed. Marion Kaplan and Deborah Dash Moore. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010. 187-202.
Freeze, ChaeRan Yoo. "'She Done Him In:' Marital Breakdown in a Jewish Family." The Human Tradition in Imperial Russia. 2009 ed. Ed. Christine Worobec. New York: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2009
Freeze, ChaeRan Yoo, Gershon Hundert. "Entries on Family, Gomel, Oskar Gruzenberg, Kharkov, Marriage, Sexuality, Uman, Yikhus." YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe. 2008.
Freeze, ChaeRan Yoo Polonsky, Antony & Hyman, Paula (Eds.). Jewish Women in Eastern Europe. Littman Press, 2005.
Freeze, ChaeRan Yoo. "When Chava Left Home: Gender, Conversion and Family in Tsarist Russia." Jewish Women in Eastern Europe. Littman Press, 2005
Freeze,ChaeRan Yoo. Jewish Marriage and Divorce in Imperial Russia. University Press of New England (Brandeis University), 2002.
|FYS||28b||The Jewish Family: Past and Present|
|GSAS||302d||Interdisciplinary Dissertation Seminar|
|NEJS||140b||Early Modern Jewish History|
|NEJS||141a||Russian Jews in the Twentieth Century|
|NEJS||166a||Carnal Israel: Exploring Jewish Sexuality from Talmudic Times to the Present|
|NEJS||166b||Who is a Jew? Identity, Conversion, and Citizenship|
|NEJS||231a||Graduate Proseminar in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies|
|NEJS||236b||Graduate Seminar in Russian-Jewish History to 1917|
|WMGS||5a||Women and Gender in Culture and Society|