Director of the Center

Email: sgoldin@tauex.tau.ac.il

Tel: 03-6409799

 

List of Publications

A. BOOKS & MONOGRAPHS

1) Yihud we-ha-Yahad (Uniqueness and Togetherness) [Hebrew], Tel-Aviv 1997. 252 pages.
הייחוד והיחד - חידת השרדותן של הקבוצות היהודיות בימי הביניים, מכון התפוצות והוצאת הקיבוץ המאוחד , תשנ"ח (1977) . 252 עמודים.
2) Alamot Ahevukha: Al-mavet Ahevuka (Jewish Martyrdom)[Hebrew], Dvir, Lod 2002. 487 pages.
עלמות אהבוך, על- מות אהבוך, כיצד נוצרה נורמת מוות על קידוש השם, הוצאת דביר תל- אביב תשס"ב (2002). 487 עמודים.

2a) The Ways of Jewish Martyrdom, Brepols (2008) (English version of no.2 + an additional chapter). 399 pages.
3) Jewish Women in the Middle Ages – A Quiet Revolution, Manchester University Press (October 2011). 271 pages.
4) Apostasy and Jewish Identity in high middle ages Northern Europe, Manchester University Press (October 2014) 176 pages.

B. a. REFEREED ARTICLES in Journals

1. "Die Beziehung der judischen Familie im Mittelalter zu Kind und Kindheit", Jahrbuch der Kindheit, 6(1989), pp. 209-233,251-256.
2. "The Synagogue in Medieval Jewish Community as an Integral Institution", Journal of Ritual Studies, 9(1995), pp. 15-39.
3. "The Role of Ceremonies in the Socialization Process: The Case of Jewish Communities of Northern France and Germany in the Middle Ages", Archives de sciences sociales des religions, 95(1996), pp. 163-178.
4. "The Socialization for 'Kiddush ha-Shem' among Medieval Jews", Journal of Medieval History, 23(1997) pp. 117-138.
5. ""Juifs et juifs converrtis au Moyen Age: es-tu encore mon frére?" Annales Histoire, sciences sociales, 54(1999), pp. 851 –874.

b. REFEREED ARTICLES in Books

1. "'Companies of Disciples' and 'Companies of Colleagues'; Communication in Jewish Intellectual Circles", Vox Iudaica, Communication in the Jewish Diaspora in the Pre-Modern period, ed. S., Menache, Leiden, 1996, pp. 127- 139.
2. "Verteidigungsstrategie einer judischen Minderheit Erziehung zum 'Kiddush ha-Shem'" Der Umgang mit dem Fremden in der Vormoderene, eds. Keck, Wiersing, Koln 1997, pp. 229-235.
3. "The Notion of Childhood and the Texts for the Child during the Middle Ages and Renaissance", in: Yale Companion to Jewish writing and Thought in German Culture, 1096-1996, eds. S. Gilman and J., Zipes, New-Haven 1997, pp. 35-42.
4. "Jewish Children and Christian Mission" [Hebrew], in I., Bartal and I., Gafni, Sexuality and the Family in History, Jerusalem 1998, pp. 97 – 118.
"'פן יבואו הערלים הללו ויתפשום ויהיו מקויימים בתעתועם'- היחס לילדים בקהילה היהודית בימי הביניים", ארוס אירוסין ואיסורים- מיניות ומשפחה בהיסטוריה, ברטל וגפני (עורכים), מרכז זלמן שזר ירושלים תשנ"ח, עמ" 97 - 118.
5. "Jewish Society under Pressure: The Concept of Childhood", in: Youth in the Meddle Ages, P.J. Goldberg & F. Riddy (eds.) University of York Medieval Press, York 2004, pp. 25 - 43.
6. "The uses of the term "family" in Jewish medieval sources" [Hebrew], in Miri Eliav-Feldon and Yitzhak Hen eds., Women, Children and the Elderly. Essays in Honour of Shulamit Shahar (Jerusalem, 2001), pp. 45-55.
"השימוש במושג 'משפחה' אצל יהודי צפון- צרפת וגרמניה בימי הביניים", נשים זקנים וטף, מ' אליאב פלדון וי' חן (עורכים) ירושלים תשס"ב, עמ' 45 – 56.

7. "Juden und die Welt der Bucher in den Jahren 1100 – 1700: "Schriften fur Kinder" und "Kinderbucher" bei den Juden in Deutschland in", in: VoElpel A. & Z., Shavit, Deutsch-judische Kinder - und Jugendliteratur. Ein literaturgeschichtlicher Grundriss, Frankfurt 2002, 6 - 24.
8. "Childhood, Middle Ages in Ashkenaz", in: The Cambridge Dictionary of Jewish Religion, History, and Culture, ed. J. Baskin, Cambridge University Press (Cambridge 2011). pp. 429 – 430.
9. "Jews and the Attractions of Christianity", in: Religious Conversion: History, Experience and Meaning, eds. Ira Katznelson and Miri Rubin, (Burlington 2014). pp. 217 – 231.

C. PAPERS PRESENTED AT SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS PUBLISHED IN PROCEEDINGS

1) "The Role of the 'Herem' and 'Takanha' in the medieval Jewish community", Proceedings of the 11th World Congress of Jewish Studies ,B, Vol. 1 (1994), pp. 105 -112.
"תפקידי ה'חרם' וה'תקנות' בקהילה היהודית האשכנזית בימי הביניים", דברי הקונגרס העולמי האחד-עשר למדעי היהדות, חטיבה ב, כרך ראשון (תשנ"ד), עמ" 105 - 112.

D. EDITING

1) Co-editor – Etmol עתמול A Historical Quarterly – 2009 – 2012
2) Death in Jewish Life: Burial and Mourning Customs in Medieval Ashkenaz and Later Communities (Conference proceedings; 10-12 May, 2010, Tel Aviv University) head of the editorial board, Rethinking Diaspora Series, De Gruyter Publishing House, July 2014
3) The Gift and Its Wages – The Land of Israel and the Jewish People in the Spiritual Life of Medieval Russia; Prof. Joel Raba head of the editorial board, Diaspora Book Series – Brepols Publisers. September 2014

Accepted:

1) The Karaite Mourners of Zion and the Qumran Scrolls: On the History of an Alternative to Rabbinic Judaism; Prof. Yoram Erder head of the editorial board, Diaspora Book Series – Brepols Publisers Due to: April 2015
2) A Journey Through Civilizations: Chapters in the History of Istanbul Jewry, 1453-1923; Prof. Minna Rozen head of the editorial board, Diaspora Book Series – Brepols Publisers Due to: March 2015
3) Jewish Life in Southern Germany; Dr. Naomi Feuchtwanger-Sarig head of the editorial board, Rethinking Diaspora Series, De Gruyter Publishing House, Due to: June 2015
4) Barbarians and Jews: Jews and Judaism in the Early Medieval West (Conference proceedings; 18-20 May, 2009, Tel Aviv University) head of the editorial board, Diaspora Book Series – Brepols Publisers Due to: June 2015

Other Publications

Book Reviews:

1. "Jewish Education and Jewish Socialization", A review on E., Kanarfogel's book: Jewish Education and Society in the High Middle Ages, in: Shofar, 1995.
2. "The ritual as a narrative" [Hebrew], A review on I., Marcus's book: Rituals of Childhood, in Zemanim, 20(2000), pp. 123 – 124.
"הטקס כטקסט מחקרי", זמנים, כרך 20 (2000) עמ' 123 – 124.
3. "Old tradition within new form" [Hebrew], A review on H., Soloveitchik's book: Yenam, in: Azure 20(2005), pp. 143 – 147.
"מסורת ישנה בקנקן חדש" תכלת כרך 20 תשס"ה (2005), ביקורת על "יינם" מאת חיים סולובייציק, עמ" 143 - 147.

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