GRANTS AND PRIZES, 2015-2016
Prize for an Outstanding M.A. Thesis:
Naama Seri-Levi (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
""The Human Material is Far Superior to its Predecessors": The Jewish Repatriates in the Displaced Persons Camps 1946-1947"
Post-Doctoral Research Grants:
Prof. Zakhar Shybeka (Independent Scholar)
"An Outline of Jewish Trade in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania from the End of the 14th Century to the End of the 18th Century"|
Dr. Rafael Tsirkin-Sadan (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
"Hundred Years Together: Hebrew Literature and Russian Literature, 1850 – 1950"
Dr. Edward Waysband (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
"Responses of Russian Press and Literature to Polish-Jewish Tensions at the Beginning of the First World War
Dr. Arie Yariv (Tel Aviv University)
"The Karaite community in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania: Five centuries of Jewish existence"
Research Grants for Ph.D. Candidates:
Daria Vasiutinski (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)
"Early Stages of Research of the Firkowicz Collections: The Emergence of Russian Jewish Studies"
Zvi Orgad (Bar Ilan University)
"Eliezer-Zusman: An Eighteenth-Century Synagogue Painter at Work"