GRANTS AND PRIZES, 2006-2007
Prizes for Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertations:
Dr. Semion Goldin
"Russian Jewry under Tzarist Military Rule during the First World War"
Dr. Viacheslav Konstantinov
"Changes in Educational and Professional Structure as an Indicator of the Socio-Economic Status of Jews in the USSR: An Historical Perspective".
Dr. Hagit Cohen (Bar-Ilan University)
"Between the Demands of Integration and the Challenges of Ethnization: The Yiddish 'Book' and Reading among East European Jewish Immigrants to America, 1890-1930"
Prizes for Outstanding M.A. Theses:
"Yiddish Cinematographic Melodrama: a Portrait of a Restless Culture"
"Yiddish Language and Yiddish Theater in Israel"
Post-Doctoral Research Grants:
Dr. Haim Gertner (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
"Rabbis and Rabbinical Judges in Galicia during the First Half of the 19th Century: A Typology of a Traditional Leadership in Crisis"
Dr. Louisa Hecht (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
"The יידישדייטשע מאנאטשריפט (Prague, 1802). A Chapter in the Diffusion of Haskalah to Eastern Europe"
Dr. Zvi Mark (Bar-Ilan University)
"The Moharan of Rabbi Naftaly:" a New Biographical Manuscript on Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav"
Dr. Yehudit Kalik (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
"The Council of Four Lands during the 18th Century: Structure and Geographical Distribution"
Research Grants for Ph.D. Candidates:
Marie Crhova (Hebrew University of Jerusalem & Central European University)
“Jews and Left-Wing Ideologies in Interwar Czechoslovakia”
Uriel Gelman (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
"Hasidism in Poland during the First Half of the 19th Century: Typologies of Group Leadership and Community"
Maoz Kahana (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
"The Writing of Halakhah in a Changing World: the Work of Rabbi Moshe Sofer (Hatam Sofer), 1762-1839"
Ben-Zion Klibansky (Tel Aviv University)
"Lithuanian Yeshivas in Eastern Europe between the World Wars"
János Kőbányai (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
“Creating Jewish Culture in Hungary: Jozsef Patai and his Journal Past and Future, 1911-1944”
Nurit Orhan (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
"Women’s Participation in the Yiddish press in the Russian Empire, 1881-1914"
Gad Sagiv (Tel Aviv University)
"Chernobyl Hasidism: History and Teaching from its Beginning until the First World War"