GRANTS AND PRIZES, 2010-2011
Prize for an Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation:
- Dr. Ilya Lurie (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
"Lubavich and its Wars: The Struggle of Chabad Hassidism for the Image of Jewish Society in Tsarist Russia"
Post-Doctoral Research Grants:
- Dr. Golda Akhiezer (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
"Researching the Crimean Karaites' Hebrew Chronicles of the 18th-19th Centuries"
- Dr. Chen Bram (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
"Bukhara and the Caucasus Jews: Local Identities and Contacts with their Environment"
- Dr. Isaiah Gruber (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
"Hebrew and Jewish Themes in Russian Identity"
- Dr. Zeev Levin (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
"Jewish Refugees in the Soviet Union during the Second World War"
- Dr. Ben Peters (Hebrew University of Jerusalem & Columbia University)
"The Soviet Internet and the Twentieth-Century Imagination of Digital Media"
- Dr. Eduard Vaisband (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
"The Polish-Jewish Conflict at the Beginning of the First World War in the Russian Press and Literature"
Research Grants for Ph.D. Candidates:
- Natanel Kantorovich (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
"Reality or a Dream? Jewish Settlement in the Land of Israel and the Soviet Union, 1933-1945"
- Boris Tarnopolsky (Haifa University)
"Relations between Jews and Christians in the Pale of Settlement from the Second Half of the 19th Century until the First World War: Gomel as a Test-Case"
- Rafi Tsirkin-Sadan (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
"The Reception of Leo Tolstoy in Jewish Culture"
- Anat Vaturi (Tel Aviv University)
"Peaceful Neighborliness of Jews, Protestants and Catholics in Cracow – Kazimierz, 1520-1655"
- Ilya Vovshin (Haifa University)
"The Ginzburg Family and the Creation of the Jewish Plutocracy in the Russian Empire"