Grants and Prizes 2016-2017

Prize for an Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis:

Dr. Gil Weissblei (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

  "The Revival of the Hebrew Book Art in Weimar Germany"


Prize for an Outstanding M.A. Thesis:

Daphna Dolinko (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

"Soviet Policy toward the Ukrainian State Jewish Theater in Chernivtsi in 1944-1950: from Support and Extension to the Persecution and Elimination"


Research Grants for  M.A. students:  

Lee Bartov (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)

"A Temple of a Desperate Man - The Philosophy of Lev Shestov and Its Acceptance at the Hebrew Culture in the Early Twentieth Century"


Research Grants for Ph.D. Candidates:

Zvi Orgad (Bar Ilan University)

  "Eliezer-Zusman: An Eighteenth-Century Synagogue Painter at Work"

Yulia Rusakova (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

"Jewish involvement in the landholdings and leasing monopoly rights in Lutsk district of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, 1569-1647"

Isaac Slater (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)

"Nationalism, Mysticism and Modernity in the Thought of Rabbi Shmuel Alexandrov"

Daria Vasyutinsky (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)

"Avraham Harkavy, the Firkowicz Collections, and Contemporary Orientalists"

Post-Doctoral Research Grants:

Dr. Chen Bram (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

"Migration and Cultural Identity: Children and Youth Repatriates from the Caucasus: between Labeling and Dialogue

Dr. Anat Vaturi (Tel Aviv University)

"Beyond Theology? Everyday Encounters between Jews and Protestants in Post-Reformation Cracow"