Dr. Guy Bracha
|2012||Ph.D.||Bar Ilan University||Department of Jewish Studies|
|2004||M.A.||Tel Aviv University||School of Historical Studies|
|1999||B.A.||The Hebrew University of Jerusalem||Departments of Jewish History and Middle East Studies|
"Al-‘Ālam al-Isrā’īlī - The Place of the Journal in the Jewish and Arabic Press in the Middle East on the Background of the Changes in the Syrian and Lebanese Communities 1921-1948." Supervision: Prof. Yaron Harel
"Michel Aflaq – The Thinker and the Operative. Supervision: Prof. Eyal Zisser
|2017||Felix Posen Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism at Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Research title: Jews, Antisemitism and the Nation building in Egypt, Syria and Lebanon, 1908-1948. Supervision: Prof. Hillel Cohen|
Awards and Scholarships
|2016||Grant from 'The Forum for the History of the Land of Israel and the Jewish People'|
|2012||Pinchas Churgin Award for Outstanding Dissertation, Bar Ilan University|
|2010||Travel scholarship, French Embassy|
|2009-10||Scholarship for Ph.D. students, Bar Ilan University|
|2009||Gusta Sadan Prize, Tel Aviv University|
|2009||Ben Zvi Institute for the Study of Jewish Communities in the East|
|2018||Asistant editor of volume Lebanon, Ben Zvi Institute.|
|2013||Teaching Fellow in Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry, BarIlan University.|
|2012||Eliashar fellow in Ben Zvi institute for the Study of Jewish Communities in the East.|
List of publications
"War of the Languages – The Struggle of the Hebrew and the Arabic Languages against the French Language in Alliance School of Beirut", Collection of Articles: 150 years of the founding of the Alliance Israélite Universelle, forthcoming (Hebrew)
"East against West in the Writing of Eliyahu Hai Sasson, Aleppo 1870", in Esther Meir-Glitzenstein and Ofer Schiff and others (eds.), The Long History of the Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews in Israel, Sde Boker: Ben-Gurion Institute, forthcoming (Hebrew).
"Pasover and the Exodus – Formation of Jewish-Egyptian Memory of the Jewish Nahda in Egypt", Jamaa, forthcoming
"Digitization of Jewish Nahda Texts: “Knowing the Enemy” or Preserving a Heritage?", Studies in Contemporary Jewry, 31 (2020), pp. 152-164.
"Les Juifs de Syrie et du Liban durant la Seconde Guerre Mondiale", La Revue d'histoire de la Shoah, 205 (Octobre 2016), pp. 447-462.
"'The Germans are Coming!' – The Jewish Community of Beirut facing the question of Jewish immigration from German", Leo Baek Yearbook, 61/1 (2016), pp. 41-54.
"A Letter from Iraq – The Writing of Iraqi Correspondents in al-ʿAlam al-Israʾili and Israʾil", Middle Eastern Studies, 52/1 (2016), pp. 102-115.
"The 'Women Awakening' in Beirut: Trends and transformations in the development of Jewish women associations in Beirut", Pe'amim, 144 (2016), pp. 9-41 (Hebrew).
"The Rise of the 'Young Jewish Effendiyya' and the Jewish Community of Beirut Reaction to the Nazi's Rise to Power in Germany", Zion, 80/2 (2015), pp. 207-226 (Hebrew).
"In Oil Tanks: the Dismissal of Rabbi Shlomo Tagger, the Hakham Bashi of Beirut", Pe'amim, 139-140 (2015), pp. 213-238 (Hebrew).
"Demography", in Yaron Harel (ed.) Lebanon, Jerusalem: Ben Zvi Institute (Hebrew), forthcoming.
"The Jews of Lebanon and the Plans to Settle German Jews, 1933-1934", in Yaron Harel (ed.) Lebanon, Jerusalem: Ben Zvi Institute (Hebrew), forthcoming.
"Original Plays and Theatre Performances", in Yaron Harel (ed.) Lebanon, Jerusalem: Ben Zvi Institute (Hebrew), forthcoming.
"Journalism", in Yaron Harel (ed.) Lebanon, Jerusalem: Ben Zvi Institute (Hebrew), forthcoming.
"al-Alam al-Isra'ili – a Jewish-Lebanese journal in the language of the Qur'an", Et-Mol, 219 (2012), pp. 12-15 (Hebrew).
"Upstrem and with the flow", Et-Mol, 219 (2012), pp. 12-15 (Hebrew).
Selected Papers Presented at Scientific Conferences
|4 March 2020||Private and public - Women in the Jewish and Israeli press, the Open University||"Where are you Esther? Writing and the lack of Writing un the Arabic-Jewish Press" (Hebrew)|
|August 2017||The 17th World Congress of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem||"Translation of Jewish Culture to Literary Arabic before 1948: Connecting Qawm and Watan" (Hebrew)|
|18 July 2017||The Long History of the Jews in the Muslim Land: A Conference on the Occasion of the Retirement of Prof. Yaron Tsur, Tel Aviv||"Fighting back! A Jewish Maskil is writing an Eastern Jewish History in Aleppo, 1870" (Hebrew)|
|22-24 August 2016||International conference: Jews in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa, Cape Town, South Africa||"The Jewish Press in the Middle East" (Hebrew)|
|5 April 2016||International conference: The Jews of the Middle East in the Shadow of the Holocaust, Jerusalem||"How to translate ‘Ghetto’ into Arabic? – The coverage of the Holocaust in a Lebanese Jewish newspaper"|
|7-8 October 2015||Closing conference for the Coursework in Van Leer: Mizrahi Perspectives, Jewish Perspectives, Jerusalem||"'By the Arabic we could create a Hebrew culture (!?) – Formation of a Jewish culture in the Nahdah" (Hebrew)|
|11 February 2014||International conference: German Jews in the Middle East, Jerusalem||"The Germans are coming! The Jewish community of Beirut facing the question of Jewish immigration from Germany"|
|31 July 2013||The 16th World Congress of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem||"The Jews of Beirut between Lebanese nationalism, Pan-Arabism, Syrianism and Zionism" (Hebrew)|
|3-5 September 2012 (Hebrew)||International Conference: The Jewish Communities of Latin America, Sao Paulo University, Brazil||"Sidon in Rio: The Formation of a Community in Brazil and its Connections with the Mother-Community" (Hebrew)|
|7 June 2012||The 36th Annual MEISAI Conference, Bar Ilan University||"Al-Alam al-Isra'ili – a Syrian-Lebanese-Zionist Journal" (Hebrew)|
|26 October 2010||International conference: 150 Years from the Foundation of Alliance, Jerusalem||"Arabic or French: the struggle in the community of Beirut about the cultural orientation in Alliance Israelite Universelle"|
Jewish Intellectuals in the Midle East and North Africa and the Modern Jewish Identity
credits equal 2 Annual course hours
Social and political history of the Syrian and Lebanese Jewry in the modern period;Intellectual history of the Jews in the Middle East and North Africa; Jewish journalism in the Middle East and North Africa
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