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Yael Assor

Contact Information

Email    yaelassor@gmail.com
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Fields of Study

Sociocultural Anthropology; Medical Anthropology; Psychological Anthropology


Anthropology of morality; care practices; medical policy; gender and women's studies; phenomenology; narrative

Grants and Awards


Ursula Mandel Award, UCLA

October 2012 – November 2013

The Guggenheim award for outstanding thesis proposals on ethics and Judaism


October 2011 – November 2012

Shaine Fellowship for outstanding thesis proposals in sociology and anthropology,

Sociology and Anthropology Department, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Conference Presentations

September 2013

What can Moral Dilemmas by Israeli Social Workers teach us about Secularity in Israel?

Presented in a seminar for young researchers on Secularity, Secularization and Tradition, Van-Leer Institute.

Seminar chairs: Prof. Yehouda Shenhav, Prof. Amnon Raz-Krakotzkin, Dr. Yochi Fisher  


Jason Throop
Douglas Hollan


B.A., Hebrew University of Jerusalem
M.A. Anthropology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem