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SCHECHTER GRADUATE SCHOOL     DR. DORON BAR
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Dr. Doron Bar
Dean

Land of Israel Studies

 
 

Dr. Doron Bar, 2002

Personal Information
Born: 6.7.65
Birth Place: Jerusalem, Israel
Nationality: Israeli
Married
Home Address: 16 Shachrai St., Jerusalem 96470, Israel

Education
1992 B.A. Hebrew University, Geography and Jewish History
1996 M.A. Hebrew University, Geography
2002 Ph.D. Hebrew University, Geography

Academic Career
1992-1996 Hebrew University, Department of Geography, Teaching Assistant
1996-1999 Hebrew University, Department of Geography, Assistant
1999-2001 Hebrew University, Department of Geography, Instructor
2002-2003 Hebrew University, Department of Geography, Instructor Doctor

Professional Experience
1996-present The Open University of Israel, Lecturer
1996-1999 Humanities and Social Studies, Hebrew University Rehovot Extension, Lecturer
1998-1999 Beit Berl College, Lecturer
1998-1999 The Central School for Teachers Extension Studies, Lecturer
2000 -2002 Shechter Institute of Jewish Studies near the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, Lecturer
2000-2002 The Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Lecturer

Scholarships and prizes
1996 The Herzel Ha-Levi Prize
1997, 1998 The Francis Gunter Prize
1999 The RahelYanait Ben-Zvi Prize
2001 Shaine Center, Hebrew University: research grant - The Evaluation of the Map of Jewish Holy Sites During the Early Years of the State of Israel (1948-1977), With A Special Emphasis on the Galilee
2002 International Council for Canadian Studies, Faculty Research Grant - Pilgrimage and Holy Sites in Western Canadian Society and Culture: Lac Ste Anne, Alberta, a Case Study
2002 Peter Lougheed Graduate Fellowship; Helbert Centre for Canadian Studies - Pilgrimage and Tourism to Holy and National Sites in Western Canadian Society: Martyrs' Shrine and Sainte-Marie among the Hurons, Midland, Ontario.

List Of Publications:
Ph.D. Dissertation
The Rural Population of Palestine During the Late Roman and Byzantine Periods, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 2002.

Articles in Refereed Periodicals
»The Southern Boundary of Aelia Capitolina and the Location of the Tenth Roman Legion Camp', Cathedra, 69 (1993), pp. 37-56 (Hebrew).
»Aelia Capitolina and the Location of the Camp of the Tenth Legion', PEQ, 1998 (130), pp. 8-19.
»Changes in the Religious-Ceremonial Reality in Jerusalem after 1948: The Case of King David's Tomb and the Last Supper Room', Horizons in Geography, 52 (2000), pp. 5-18 (Hebrew).         »The 3RD Century Crisis in the Roman Empire and its Relevance to Palestine during the Late Roman Period', Zion, 66/2 (2001), pp. 143-170 (Hebrew).
»Aelia Capitolina's main street layout', New Studies on Jerusalem: Proceedings of the Seventh Conference, Ramat Gan, 2001 (Hebrew).
»Was there a 3rd-c. Economic crisis in Palestine?', J.H. Humphrey (ed.) The Roman and Byzantine Near East, Volume 3 (Journal of Roman Archaeology supplement), Portsmouth, Rhode Island (2002), pp. 43-54.
D. Bar and K. Cohen-Hattab, 'A New Kind of Pilgrimage - The Modern Tourist Pilgrim of Nineteenth Century and Early Twentieth Century Palestine', Middle Eastern Studies, 39/2 (2003), pp. 131-148.
»Re-Creating Jewish Sanctity in Jerusalem: The Case of Mount Zion and David's Tomb Between 1948-1967', The Journal of Israeli History (Forthcoming)
»Settlement and economy in Late Roman and Byzantine Palestine', Cathedra, 107 (2003), pp. 1-16.
»The Christianisation of Rural Palestine during Late Antiquity - Forced Conversion or Proselytizing?', Journal of Ecclesiastical History, July 2003 (Forthcoming).
»Geographical Implications of Population and Settlement Growth in Late Antique Palestine', Journal of Historical Geography (Forthcoming)

Articles in Non-Refereed Periodicals
D. Bar, 'The Onomasticon and the formation of Christianity in Palestine', Ariel, 155-156 (2002), pp. 215-221.
Papers Presented in Conferences
1. The Southern Boundary of Aelia Capitolina and the Location of the Tenth Roman Legion Camp
A paper presented at: The Israel Geographical Society conference, Ramat Gan, 1993.
2. The Creation and Evolution of the 'Holy Land' Map in Palestine During the Byzantine Period
A paper presented at: The Israel Geographical Society conference, Tel Aviv, 1996.
3. Parish Churches as an indicator for Religious conversion Rate in Palestine During the Byzantine Period
A paper presented at: The Israel Geographical Society conference, Haifa, 1999.
4. Third Century Crisis in the Roman Empire and its Relevance to Palestine
A paper presented at: Mare Nostrum, Mediterranean Civilizations conference, Haifa, 1999.
5. Aelia Capitolina's Cardo Maximus: Where Was It In Fact?
A paper presented at: 'Innovation in Jerusalem's Urban Plan From the Roman to the Mamluk Periods' conference, Jerusalem, 2000.
6. Palestine during Late Antiquity: the struggle between Arable and Arid Land
The Fourth Biennial Conference on shifting frontiers in Late Antiquity, San Francisco, 2001.
7. The Christian Rural population of Palestine during Late Antiquities: a case of forced conversion or proselytising?
ARAM Sixteenth International conference on Palestinian Christianity 500-1000 A.D., Oxford, 2001.
8. Aelia Capitolina's Urban structure - Some new ideas
A paper presented at the seventh conference on New Studies on Jerusalem, Ramat Gan, 2001.
9. Christianization in the Holy Land: Holy and Profane in Late Antiquity Palestine
From Temple to Church: Destruction and renewal of Local Cultic Topography in Late Antiquity, Kolloquium, M?nster, 2002.

Courses taught
Holy place and pilgrimage
Historical Geography of Palestine during Late Antiquity
Cultural Historical Geography of Jerusalem
Jerusalem during Late Ottoman Period outside the city walls
Jerusalem during Mandate period
Place and Identity in Eretz Israel - Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and other places 

     

 
 

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The Schechter Institutes, Inc.:

Box 3566, P.O.Box 8500, Philadelphia, PA, 19178-3566, Tel: 1-866-830-3321, schechter@thelapingroup.com

Jerusalem Campus: Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies:

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Tel Aviv Campus: Neve Schechter – Legacy Heritage Center for Jewish Culture:

42 Chelouche St., Neve Zedek, Tel: 03-5170358, office@neve.org.il, www.neve-schechter.org.il