PUBLICATIONS:

 

"The First 'New Woman' in Modern Hebrew Literature: Finalia Adelberg in Love of the Righteous, or, the Persecuted Families by Sarah Feiga Meinkin." In Shabliy, E. (Ed.), Kurochkin, D. (Ed.), Karen, O. (Ed.). (2019). Women's Emancipation Writing at the Fin de Siecle. New York: Routledge.

 

"A Hebrew Woman in a Men's World," Segula: the Jewish Journey through History, no. 44 (August 2018): pp. 56-65. 

"The Hasidic-Mitnagdi Schism in Memories of My Childhood or a View of Dvinsk by Sarah Feiga Foner: Historical Testimony or Personal Bias?" Hebrew Higher Education, Volume 17 (2015), 35-47.

"Separation along Gender Lines: the Education of Sarah Feiga and Joshua Ber Menkin," Hebrew Higher Education, Volume 15 (2013), 171-181.

“The Condition of Women in Developing and Developed Countries,” The Independent Review, Fall 2006.

“Israeli Airman Attains New Heights in Art - the Story of Uri Gil,” Navigator Review of Politics and Culture, May 2004.

“Romanticism Is Dead, Long Live Romanticism! - Victor Hugo's Ninety Three,” Navigator Review of Politics and Culture, January 2002.

"Poetry and History: The Two Levels of Ninety Three," Journal of Ayn Rand Studies, Vol. 3, No. 1 (Fall 2001), pp. 47-69.

“Aristotle in the Philosophy of Maimonides: Compromise or Contradiction?” (Hebrew) Hofesh, 1999.

My Atlasphere Collection, columns and reviews written in 2003-2006.

 

PRESENTATIONS:

 

* "Four Forgotten Hebrew Women Writers: Sarah Foner, Hava Shapira, Rivka Alper, Shoshana Shababo," Hod Ve-Hadar Community, Kfar-Saba, March 2019.  

 

* "There's Nothing New Under the Sun: the Generation Gap in Two 19th Century Hebrew Novels," Nach'shon Retiree Club, Kfar-Saba, March 2019.

 

* "The Vale of Cedars or The War between Faith and Love?  The ideology behind the two translations of Grace Aguilar's novel, Israeli Translators Association's Tea Party Conference, March 2019. 

 

* Who is a Heroine? Feminist Expressions in the Literature of the Enlightenment and the Revival," Cafe Tarbut, Dept. of Hebrew Literature, Ariel University in Samaria, January 2019.

 

* Two Novels by Yochi Brandeis: The Secret Book of Kings and The Orchard, Association of Americans and Canadians in Israel, Fall 2018.

 

"David Frishman's Review of Ahavat Yesharim by Sarah Feiga Meinkin: Literary Purism or Hidden Agenda?" Associatgion for Jewish Studies, San Diego, December 2016; National Association of Professors of Hebrew, Amsterdam, June 2018.

 

"Sarah Feiga Foner's Writings in the Prism of the Enlightenment and Revival Literature and the Prism of Women's Writing," Colloquium of the Department of the Literature of the Jewish People, Bar-Ilan University, May 2018.

 

"The Writings of the Pioneers and about them," Association of Americans and Canadians in Israel, March 2018.

 

"French and Italian Jews as a Model for Acculturation into European Society in Love of the Righteous by Sarah Feiga Meinkin, Association for Jewish Studies, Washington D.C., December 2017.

 

"'Der Froyen Bunt' - A Yiddish Novella by Sarah Feiga Foner", The Rena Costa Center for Yiddish Studies, Bar-Ilan University, November 2017. 

 

"The First Two Hebrew Novels: Love of Zion by Avharam Mapu and Fathers and Sons by Shalom Yaakov Abramovitch," Association of Americans and Canadians in Israel, November 2017.

 

"Nava Shean's Memoir To Be an Actress," Seminar for Guides to Poland, Theresienstadt Rememberance Members Association, October 2017. 

 

"Gynocritic Messages Camouflaged as Biblical and Talmudic Allusions in Love of the Righteous, or, the Persecuted Families by Sarah Feiga Meinkin." World Union of Jewish Studies, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, August 2017.

 

"The First Hebrew Women Writers," The Israeli Library in Washington D.C., The Israeli House, March 2017. 

 

"Nava Shean's memoir To Be an Actress," Zikaron BaSalon, Holocaust Memorial Day, 2016, 2017. 

 

"Getting Your Translation Published: My Take on Publishing To Be an Actress," National Capital Area Translators Association, Washington D.C., September 2015.

"Maskilic and Gynocritic Messages Camouflaged by Biblical and Talmudic Allusions in Ahavat Yesharim by Sarah Foner Meinkin," Research Harvest of PhD Candidates, Bar-Ilan University, June 2015.

"The Hassidic-Mitnagdi Schism in Memories of My Childhood or a View of Dvinsk by Sarah Feiga Foner: Historic Testimony vs. Personal Bias," Association for Jewish Studies, Baltimore, December 2014 (in English); National Association of Professors of Hebrew, Ben Gurion University in Beer Sheva, June 2014 (in Hebrew).

"By What Standards Should the Hebrew Fiction of Sarah Feiga Foner nee Meinkin be Evaluated?" Association for Jewish Studies, Boston, December 2013.

“Autonomous Enlightened Female Protagonist – Finalia Adelberg in Ahavat Yesharim by Sara Feiga Meinkin,” World Union of Jewish Studies, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, July 2013.

"Vlasta Schonova Was Not Left Behind: The Memoir of Nava Shean," Women and the Holocaust, Israel, March 2013.

"Separation along Gender Lines: the Education of Sarah Feiga and Joshua Ber Menkin," National Association of Professors of Hebrew, University of California in Los Angeles, June 2012;
Western Jewish Studies Association, University of Oregon in Eugene, March 2012.

"To Be an Actress: the Memoir of Nava Shean," Meyerhoff Institute of Jewish Studies, University of Maryland at College Park, February , 2012.

“Hebrew Novel by a Woman or a European Novel in Hebrew? Ahavat Yesharim by Sarah Feiga Meinkin,” National Association of Professors of Hebrew, University of Maryland at College Park, June 2011.

“Autonomous Hebraic Heroine – Finalia Adelberg in Ahavat Yesharim by Sara Feiga Meinkin,” Interuniversity conference for research students of Hebrew literature, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, April 2011.

“On Being a Traveling Interpreter for the State Department,” Israeli Translators Association, Tivon, April 2011; Rehovot, March 2011.

“From Czech to Hebrew to English: Translating Nava Shean's To Be an Actress,” Israeli Translators Association, Jerusalem, February 2008.

“The Historical and Literary Levels in Victor Hugo’s Ninety Three,” Association of Literary Scholars and Critics, Washington DC, November 2002.

“Reality, Language, Translation: What Makes Translation Possible?” American Translators Association, Miami, October 1985 and West Virginia Philosophical Society, Morgantown, February 2002.
 

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