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Paula Hyman (born 1946) is the Lucy Moses Professor of Modern Jewish History at Yale University and president of the American Academy of Jewish Research. She also served as the first female dean of the Seminary College of Jewish Studies at the Jewish Theological Seminary.

Her research interests include topics in modern European and American Jewish history, with a special emphasis on the history of women and gender. In addition to several books on French Jewry, she has written widely on Jewish women’s history. Among her books are The Jewish Woman in America, Gender and Assimilation in Modern Jewish History, and the two-volume encyclopedia Jewish Women in America, which she co-edited with Deborah Dash Moore. She also edited and introduced Puah Rakovsky’s My Life as a Radical Jewish Woman: Memoirs of a Zionist Feminist in Poland.

She received a PhD from Columbia University in 1975.

Hyman was a founding member of Ezrat Nashim, a group of Conservative Jewish women who in 1972 lobbied for change in the role of women in Conservative Judaism, leading to changes including inclusion of women in a minyan, equal participation in prayer leadership, and ordination as Rabbis.
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Total Books: 6
1998 - The Jews of Modern France [Jewish Communities in the Modern World] (Hardcover)Paperback
The Jews of Modern France
1998 - The Jews of Modern France [Jewish Communities in the Modern World] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780520209251
ISBN-10: 0520209257
Genre: History

The Emancipation of the Jews of Alsace  Acculturation and Tradition in the Nineteenth Century
De Dreyfus  Vichy
1985 - De Dreyfus VIchy (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782213015330
ISBN-10: 2213015333

Jewish Women in America
1977 - Jewish Women in America (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780452252820
ISBN-10: 0452252822

From Dreyfus to Vichy The Remaking of French Jewry 1906-1939
From Dreyfus to VIchy the Remaking of French Jewry 1906-1939 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780231047227
ISBN-10: 0231047223