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Recent Publications, Lectures and Awards

Malka Simkovich, PhD, '15, shares her thoughts via The Blogs in The Times of Israel.  Her article is entitled, "Working hard for the money:  Breaking the taboo of how we pay female Orthodox educators."

Ilona Zsolnay, PhD, '09, publishes Being a Man:  Negotiating Ancient Constructs of Masculinity, edited by Dr. Zsolnay.  Her book reveals the myriad and complex negotiations for constructions of masculine identities in the greater ancient Near East and beyond and is a fascinating study for anyone with an interest in gender and sexuality throughout history.

Jonathan Sarna Receives Lee Max Friedman Award Medal

Jonathan Sarna

At the June, 2016 biennial Scholars' Conference of the American Jewish Historical Society Academic Council, Jonathan D. Sarna received the Lee Max Friedman Award Medal. This award was established in memory of a past Society president and is awarded biennially by the American Jewish Historical Society to any individual, group or association deemed to have rendered distinguished service in the field of American Jewish History.

Jason Olson, PhD '16, combines spirituality with academics in his role as Navy Chaplain.

Article by Simon Goodacre