On May 5, student achievements in Jewish studies were recognized at a virtual end-of-year celebration and awards ceremony. Awards were given to undergraduate and graduate students for academic achievement and research in Israel. The ceremony also featured presentations of student research projects. We would like to acknowledge the generous support of the donors who made these awards possible.

Please join us in congratulating these Jewish studies students and their many achievements.

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Student Reflections:

Watch our students reflect on their personal experiences in this short video montage.

Student Research Projects:

Amanda Leifer '20 discusses her experience traveling to Israel to do comparative research on the kibbutz and the moshav.

Rebecca Chanin '20 discusses her thesis documentary film, At the Hands of Others: Stories of Holocaust Survival, which tells about the rescue of Jews in Albania during the Holocaust.

For more highlights from the celebration, click through the gallery here.

ZerubavelProfessor Zerubavel Honored:

Congratulations to Professor Yael Zerubavel, recipient of the Association of Israel Studies Lifetime Achievement Award for 2019. This award honors her pioneering innovations and lifelong work in the field of Israel Studies. Learn more here.

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