Yael S. Feldman
Abraham I Katsh Professor Of Hebrew Culture And Education
Schulman Teaching Fellowship at Brandeis Univ. (declined because of move to New York) (1977-1978), Israel Matz Foundation, (19878-1979), Center for Israel and Jewish Studies, Columbia University (1979-1980), National Foundation for Jewish Culture: Doctoral Grant, (1980-1981), President's Fellow, Columbia University, ACLS Travel Grant (1983), Columbia Research in the Humanities (3) Summer Fellowships. (1983-1985), Fulbright-Hays Fellowship for Research Abroad (1984-1985), Visiting scholar at the Katz Institute for Hebrew Literature, Tel Aviv U., and the Center for Literary Studies, the Hebrew University, AAJR Publication Funds (1986), Columbia Research Fellowship for Junior Faculty (Fall 1987), Littauer Foundation Research Grant, NEH Summer Stipend (1989), Littauer Foundation Traveling Grant (1991), The Koerner Fellowship at the Postgraduate Centre for Hebrew Studies, Oxford, England (1996), Littauer Foundation Traveling Grant (1997), NYU Research Challenge Award (RCF). (1997-1998), Littauer Foundation Publication Grant for my Hebrew book, Lelo heder mishelahen (2001), NYU Research Challenge Award for research in Israel (2002), The Friedman Award for Hebrew Literature Scholarship (2003), Coolidge Fellow in the Crosscurrent Summer Research Colloquium (2005), Rabbi Sally Priesand Visiting Professor of Jewish Women’s Studies at HUC-JIR, Cincinnati (2006), Selma Ruben Fellow at CAJS Center, PENN, PA (Fall 2009)Visiting Scholar, Wolfson College, Cambridge, UK (October 2010), Lady Davis Visiting Professor, the Hebrew University, Jerusalem (2010-2011), Yad Vashem , International Research Institute Fellow, Jerusalem (Spring 2011), NYU Global Research Fellow, Florence Italy (Spring 2014), Maurice Amado Foundation Fellow at the Katz Center for Advanced, Judaic Studies, PENN University (Spring 2016), NYU Global Research Fellow, Athens, Greece (Spring 2019)
Glory and Agony: Isaac's Sacrifice and National Narrative. Standford University Press, 2010.
* National Jewish Book Award Finalist (Nahum M. Sarna Memorial Award, Scholarship)
No Room of Their Own: Gender and Nation in Israeli Women's Fiction. Gender and Society Series, Columbia U.P., 1999
* National Jewish Book Award Finalist (Barbara Dobkin Award for Women's Studies)
* Reviewed in 23 journals [in English, Hebrew, French, Swedish, and Italian]
Lelo Heder Mishelahen: Migdar uLeumiut biYetziratan shel Sofrot Israeliot. Hakkibutz Hameuchad, 2002. (HEB)
* Winner of the Friedman Memorial Prize for Hebrew Literature, 2003
(Co-editor)Teaching the Hebrew Bible as Literature, Modern Language Association Publications. 1989.
Modernism and Cultural Transfer: Gabriel Preil and the Tradition of Jewish Literary Bilingualism. Cincinnati, OH: Hebrew Union College Press. 1986.
“’Not as Sheep Led to Slaughter’?: On Trauma, Selective Memory, and the Making of Historical Consciousness,” Jewish Social Studies 19:3 (Summer 2013): 139-169.
“Isaac and Ishmael? The Sibling Challenge to Israel’s Oedipalized Binding,” Religion and Literature 45:2 (Summer 2013): 109-129
“Scripture and Modern Israeli Literature,” Jewish Concepts of Scripture, ed. Benjamin Sommer, NYU Press, 2012, 280-299.
“Mock Abrahams, Silent Gods, Nascent States: The Sacrifice of Isaac and Familicide in Early America,” Words, Ideas, World: Biblical Essays in Honour of Yairah Amit, Athalya Brenner and Frank Polak, eds. (Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2012): 96-104.
“Maertyrer oder Krieger? Die Wiedererfindung 'Isaaks' als Kriegsheld im jüdischen Palästina,” in Grenzgänger der Religionskulturen. Kulturwissenschaftliche Beiträge zu Gegenwart und Geschichte der Märtyrer, Silvia Horsch and Martin Treml (Eds.), Fink Verlag: Muenchen, 2011, 341-356 [trans. Claudia Richter].
“Israeli Gnosticism: Amos Oz’s Gospel according to Jephthah,” European Journal of Jewish Studies 2.2 (2009): 237-246.
“From ‘Sanctification of the Name’ to ‘Bliss of Aqedah’: The Invention of ‘Isaac’ as a Heroic Figure in Zionist Discourse,” ISRAEL 12 (Fall 2007): 107-151 [Hebrew]
“On the Cusp of Christianity: Virgin Sacrifice in Pseudo-Philo and Amos Oz.” JQR, 97: 3 (Summer 2007): 379-415.
“From Essentialism to Constructivism? The Gender of Peace and War in Gilman, Woolf, Freud.” Partial Answers: A Journal of Literature and History of Ideas, January 2004, pp. 113-145.
"Between Genesis and Sophocles: Biblical Psychopolitics in A. B. Yehoshua's Mr. Mani." History and Literature: New Readings of Jewish Texts, William Cutter and David Jacobson, eds. (Brown UP, 2002): 451-464.
"Postcolonial Memory, Postmodern Intertextuality: Anton Shammas’s ARABESQUES Revisited." Publication of Modern Language Association. 114:3. 373-389. May 1999.
"Isaac or Oedipus? Jewish Tradition and the Israeli Akedah." Biblical Studies/ Cultural Studies: The Third Sheffield Colloquium, eds. Cheryl Exum and Stephen Moore (Sheffield Academic Press, 1998): 159-189.
"'And Rebecca Loved Jacob', But Freud Did Not." Freud and Forbidden Knowledge, eds. Peter Rudnytsky and Ellen Spitz (NYU Press, 1994): 7-25.
"Whose Story Is It, Anyway? Psychology and Ideology in the Representation of the Shoah in Israeli Literature," Probing the Limits of Representation, ed. Saul Friedlander (Harvard UP, 1992): 223-239, 380-384.