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"