Vered Tohar

Vered Tohar
Bar Ilan University | BIU · Department of Literature of the Jewish People

Ph.D.

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Introduction
Vered Tohar is a senior lecturer at the Department of Literature of the Jewish People, Bar Ilan University. Her main research interests are The Hebrew folktale, Hebrew pre-modern tale anthologies, Earle Hebrew children's literature, and Gender studies. Her current project is 'The Hebrew pre-modern story.'

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This article discusses a well-known Hebrew folktale about an adulterous couple in which the man is turned into a wild dog in punishment for his sin and attacks his married mistress. This story is found in the popular ethical work Kav Ha-yashar ( The Just Measure ) which was first printed in 1705. Using this story, I will demonstrate how folktales a...
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Research methodologies in the work of Dr. Nina Pinto-Abecasis, The convention in memory of Dr. Nina Pinto-Abecasis, Open University Campus Raanana 4 September 2019.
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The story of The Loyal Brothers is a local Jewish and Arab legend that explains how the site for the Holy Temple was chosen. It was first documented by travelers and Christian pilgrims in the nineteenth century and during the same period it is also chronicled as a folktale performed by Jewish storytellers in Eastern Europe. In the early twentieth c...
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Bahya Ben Asher ibn Halawa (1255-1340) is one of Spain's renowned exegetes. His interpretation of the Torah was published in many editions and quoted by later commentators, so that his oeuvre became widely disseminated and highly influential. What makes his commentary unique is his innovation of combining it with traditions he was familiar with, in...
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The present article analyzes the Hebrew story of Johanan and the Scorpion, found in a thirteenth-century manuscript from Northern France (Ms. Oxford [Bodl. Or. 135]), which represents an unusual phenomenon in Jewish literary tradition. Although it appears in a manuscript considered an important milestone in the history of medieval Hebrew literature...
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The purpose of this study is to portray and understand the course of teacher educators' careers. To this end, narratives were collected from 11 teachers relating to three periods of their professional lives. The narratives were analyzed using BARTHES' multidimensional method for literary analysis. Findings show that the teachers underwent changes i...
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In this paper the authors propose Roland Barthes's analytical method, which appears in his classic work S/Z (1974), as a new way of analyzing personal stories. The five codes that are described in the book are linked to the domains of poetics, language, and culture, and expose facets that are embedded in the deep structure of narratives. These code...
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Personal narratives about the workplace were collected from 28 lecturers at a teacher education college in order to study their personal and professional worlds. The topic, characters and workplace terminology of the narratives were examined. Additionally, they were analyzed using LEVI-STRAUSS' structural approach, GERGEN and GERGEN's evaluative mo...

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