Ethan Zadoff

Contact: ezadoff@gc.cuny.edu

Ethan Zadoff is Adjunct Professor at the Department of Classical and Oriental Studies, Division of Hebrew and Hebraic Studies at the Hunter College of the City University of New York (CUNY)

Ph.D. in Medieval History (Expected Fall 2014), The Graduate Center of the City University of New York

M.Phil, History  The Graduate Center of the City University of New York

M.A., Medieval Jewish History, The Bernard Revel Graduate School of Yeshiva University

B.A. (with honors), Judaic Studies and History, Yeshiva University

‘Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife:’ Medieval Jewish Marriage Law in Northern France and Germany in Comparative Perspective, 1100- 1300.

 Selected Publications:

“Public Practice/Private Law/ Shared Cultural Experience? Jewish and Christian Marriage Law in the High Middle Ages,” in Law and Culture: Methods, Concepts, Approaches (Special issue of Law and Literature). De Gruyter Publishing, Spring 2014. 

Co-Editor, Jews in the Legal Profession. Quid Pro Press, Winter 2014 (Forthcoming)

“Zadoff on Kwall: A Historian’s Critique” Response to “The Cultural Analysis Paradigm: Women and Synagogue Ritual as a Case Study” by Roberta Rosenthal Kwall in De Novo, Cardozo Law Review, Volume 34. Published August 2013

Review of Ephraim Kanarfogel, The Intellectual History and Rabbinic Culture of Medieval Ashkenaz, The Blog of the Center for Jewish Law and Contemporary Civilization, Cardozo School of Law. July 18, 2013

“England and the Talmudic Community of Medieval Europe,” in English Society and the Jews in the Middle Ages: The York massacre of 1190 in context’, ed. Sarah Rees Jones and Sethina Watson. Boydell and Brewer, 2013.