Sharon Gillerman

WSRP Research Associate 2003-2004

Research project

Narratives of Motherhood: Nation, Religion and the Modern Jewish Woman

This project is aimed at producing a gendered understanding of such fundamental themes in Jewish religious life as assimilation, community, and identity through an analysis of discourses about biological, social, and religious motherhood during the Weimar Republic.

WSRP lecture

From Theology to Biology: Reproducing Modern Jewry in Weimar Germany 


HDS 3909: Engendering Jewish Modernity: Community, Family, and Faith in Modern Europe: Seminar (Fall 2003)