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Zafrira
Lidovsky
Cohen

Professor of Hebrew
Director of Hebrew Language and Literature
BA, Hebrew University,
PhD, New York University,
MS, Yeshiva University, 1987
Dr. Zafrira Lidovsky Cohen is a professor of Hebrew and director of Hebrew language and literature at Stern College for Women. She received her MA in Jewish education and administration from Yeshiva University and her PhD in Hebrew literature from New York University.
Dr. Cohen’s scholarly interests consist of teaching Hebrew language as a second language and Hebrew literary texts in their original form to non-native speakers of Hebrew. Her current field of research is the forgotten poets of the Second Aliyah to the Land of Israel (1904-1914).
Dr. Cohen has received the Dean Karen Bacon Award to a Senior Faculty member in recognition of her superior leadership and contributions to the Hebrew Program and to the students of Stern College as well as an E. Billie Ivry Faculty Incentive Research Award. She has been nominated Vice President of the National Association of Professors of Hebrew (NAPH).
Dr. Cohen is the author of a scholarly book in English and in Hebrew on the poetry and poetics of the Israeli poet Yona Wallach. She has recently published a number of articles on the fiction of the Israeli author Alona Kimhi, and on various themes in the poetry of the first pioneers in the land of Israel.
lidovsky@yu.edu
212-340-7832
Beren campus - Stanton Hall (245 Lexington)
Room#904
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Spring 2018
Agnon
HEBR 2810
Spring 2018
Intermediate Hebrew IV
HEBR 1108
Fall 2017
Intermediate Hebrew IV
HEBR 1108
Fall 2017
Upper Intermediate Hebrew I
HEBR 1205
Spring 2017
Intermediate Hebrew II
HEBR 1106
Spring 2017
Intermediate Hebrew III
HEBR 1107
Spring 2017
Upper Intermediate Hebrew I
HEBR 1205
Fall 2016
Hebrew Short Story of 20th Cen
HEBR 2669
Fall 2016
Intermediate Hebrew IV
HEBR 1108
Fall 2016
Intermediate Hebrew IV
HEBR 1108