Adi Namia Cohen

Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Room 235, Mandel Building, Mt. Scopus Campus
02-5880183
adisara.fertig@mail.huji.ac.il

Adi Namia Cohen is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a member of the research group "Setting Tables: Eating, Social Boundaries and Intercultural Transfers" at the Mandel Scholion Research Center. Her dissertation, supervised by Prof. Miriam Frenkel, uses documents from the Cairo genizah to examine food and the eating culture of the Medieval Jews under Islam. Her MA dissertation, entitled "Food, eating and the society of the Jews in Medieval Ashkenaz", was written under the supervision of Prof. Elisheva Baumgarten. During her MA studies, she was a member of the ERC research group "Beyond the Elite: Jewish Daily Life in Medieval Europe" at the Hebrew University.