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Melissa Weininger
Melissa Weininger
Anna Smith Fine Senior Lecturer in Jewish Studies

mirele@rice.edu
(713) 348-3219                  

Dr. Weininger specializes in the study of modern Hebrew and Yiddish literature, with an emphasis on gender, nationalism, and ideology. Her research includes work on Jesus in modern Jewish literature, gender and modernity, and nationalism in contemporary Israeli literature. Her most recent publication is an article on A.A. Kabak's Hebrew novel about Jesus, The Narrow Path, and his development of an ethics of nationalism. She is also working on a project on the role of gender and nation in modern Jewish literature and culture.