Michele Bitton

Michele Bitton was born in Morocco in 1947. She received her B.A. degree at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a doctorate in sociology at the University of Provence, with a thesis on the Jewish myth of Lilith. Author of several works on women and Judaism, she received the 2002 Hadassah-Brandeis International Research Institute on Jewish Women prize in the Biography category for Présences féminines juives en France XIXe–XXe siècles, a dictionary recording the activities of one hundred Jewish women who left their mark on French society.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Michele Bitton." (Viewed on April 12, 2024) <http://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/bitton-michele>.