Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia


Nitza Druyan

Nitza Druyan received her Ph.D. in Jewish History from Bar Ilan University in Israel.

Her area of research concentrates on the modern Jewish experience, with emphasis on Yemenite Jewry, Middle-Eastern Jewish communities and socio-cultural trends in Israeli society. She is the author of Without a Magic Carpet: Yemenite Settlement in Erez Israel 1881–1914 (Hebrew) and numerous articles in scholarly journals, periodicals and historical volumes in Hebrew and English. The founding director of the Long Island Center for Jewish Studies, Professor Druyan is a faculty member in the Hebrew and Jewish Studies Program at Hofstra University.

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