Hadassah-Brandeis Institute

Gender, Culture, Religion and the Law Research Awards

2024 Research Awards

Orit Avishai

Fordham University

Jewish Authority, Authenticity, and LGBTQ+ Acceptance: YU vs. Pride Alliance

2023 Research Awards

Sarah Ifft-Decker

Rhodes College

Between Laws: Legal Culture, Gender, and Jewish Identity in the Medieval Mediterranean, 1250-1492

Rachel Kranson

University of Pittsburgh

Religious Misconceptions: American Jews and the Politics of Abortion

Cara Rock-Singer

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Gestating Judaism: The Corpuses and Corporalities of American Jewish Feminisms

2022 Research Awards

Elly Teman and Zsusza Berend

University of California, Ruppin Academic Center

A Tale of Two Surrogates: A Graphic Novel of Surrogacy in Israel and the US

Hadas Raichelson

Bar-Ilan University

The Criminalization of Get Refusal

2021 Research Awards

Rachel Furst

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

For Our Women Engage in Commerce: Gender and Economics in Medieval Ashkenaz

Hannah Greene

New York University

Able to Be American: American Jews and the Public Charge Provision in United States Immigration Policy, 1891-1934

Leehee Rothschild

Manchester Metropolitan University

Polyamorous and Queer Families in Practice – Living Arrangement, Child Rearing and Law

Lea Taragin-Zeller

Woolf Institute and ReproSoc, Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge

Gendered Antisemitism and Islamophobia in the UK

Rebecca Wollenberg

University of Michigan

Reading Each Other: Female Bodily Practices as Authoritative Text in Abrahamic Communities