Deborah Dash Moore

Deborah Dash Moore

Deborah Dash Moore is the Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of History and Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan. An American Jewish historian, her work focuses on urban Jews. She is the Editor in Chief of The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization. She also served as co-editor of The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization, Volume 10: Late Twentieth Century, 1973-2005.

Blog Posts

"In the Ma'abarah" by Ruth Schloss

From the Archive: In the Ma’abarah by Ruth Schloss

Deborah Dash Moore
Mimi Jessica Brown Wooten

The Posen library shares Ruth Schloss's painting of an an immigrant and refugee absorption camp in Israel in the 1950s.

Midtown Manhattan by Rebecca Lepkoff

From the Archive: Rebecca Lepkoff, "Midtown Manhattan" (1947)

Deborah Dash Moore
Mimi Jessica Brown Wooten

The Posen Library shares Rebecca Lepkoff's photograph of a mid-century urban space in motion. 

Topics: Photography
Mental Maps—Involuntary Memory by Penny Hes Yassour

From the Archive: Penny Yassour, "Mental Maps—Involuntary Memory"

Deborah Dash Moore
Mimi Jessica Brown Wooten

The Posen Library shares Penny Hes Yassour's depiction of a 1938 German railway map.

Figurine of woman playing drum

From the Archive: Woman Playing Frame Drum

Deborah Dash Moore
Mimi Jessica Brown Wooten

The Posen Library shares a nearly 3000-year-old figurine of a woman playing a hand-drum.

Topics: Sculpture, Music, Bible
Painting by Siona Benjamin featuring a woman as the body of a menorah, with seven branches coming out as arms

From the Archive: 'Tikkun Ha-Olam, Finding Home Series #46' by Siona Benjamin

Deborah Dash Moore
Mimi Jessica Brown Wooten

The Posen Library shares a painting by Bene Israel Jewish artist Siona Benjamin. 

Handwritten page with images and words to protect pregnant women and newborns.

From the Archive: Amulet for the Protection of Pregnant Women and Newborn Children

Deborah Dash Moore
Dory Fox

The Posen Library shares an eighteenth century amulet to protect pregnant women and newborn children.

Title page of the Register of a Jewish Midwife by Roza, 1700s

From the Archive: Register of a Jewish Midwife

Deborah Dash Moore
Dory Fox

The Posen Library shares an eighteenth century midwife's register of births from their archive.

Women’s Auxiliary Air Force Recruitment Poster, 1943

From the Archive: WWII Women’s Auxiliary Air Force Recruitment Poster

Deborah Dash Moore
Dory Fox

The Posen Library shares a WAAF poster from 1943 from their archive.

Topics: World War II
Ethel Rosenberg Mugshot, 1951

“On Conspiracies and Conspirators”: How Adrienne Rich’s Poem Resonates Today

Deborah Dash Moore
Dory Fox

What can we learn from Adrienne Rich's 1981 poem for Ethel Rosenberg?

Topics: Poetry

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Deborah Dash Moore." (Viewed on April 15, 2024) <http://jwa.org/blog/author/moore-deborah>.