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Ronit Fisher

Ronit Fisher is a Ph.D. candidate in the department of Jewish History at the University of Haifa. Her dissertation topic is Jewish-Christian Neighbor Relations in Multi-National Border Regions in Eastern Europe during the Holocaust: Romania as a Case Study. She was the recipient of the Danek Gertner -Yad Vashem Ph.D. Scholarship for the academic year 2003–2004; a research scholarship of the Simon Dubnow Institute for Jewish History and Culture at the Leipzig University; a research scholarship of the Struchlitz Holocaust Research Institute at Haifa University, and a research scholarship of the “Zeit-Stiftung” from the Bucerius Institute for Research of Contemporary German History and Society at the University of Haifa.

Articles by this author

Romania, Women and Jewish Education

Since the adoption of a public school system in the mid-1800s in Romania, Jewish women in Romania women have had to fight anti-Semitism and sexism to pursue their education.

Romanian Yiddish Theater

Romania was a wellspring of the Yiddish theater, as there were Jewish theater troupes in the major Romanian cities and acting troupes traveled throughout the country performing dramas, comedies, musicals, and operettas. Women played a significant role in performing and shaping Romanian Yiddish theater and became known internationally for their work on the Yiddish stage.

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