The Politics of Victimhood: The Work of Dahlia Ravikovitch
Women in Israel: From the Back of the Bus To the Top of the Agenda
614 eZine: God... Then and Now
This issue is devoted to hearing from Jewish women about how their beliefs about God have evolved since childhood.
Marriage and Divorce in the Jewish State
An extensive look at how rabbinical courts control Israeli marriage and divorce
Fresh Ways of Thinking About Jews and Gender Worldwide
The Hadassah-Brandeis Institute develops fresh ways of thinking about Jews and gender worldwide by producing and promoting scholarly research, artistic projects and public engagement.
The world's only academic center of its kind, the HBI provides research resources and programs for scholars, students and the public. The Institute publishes books and a journal, convenes international conferences and local programming, and offers competitive grant and internship programs.
We invite you to explore our website and experience the impact of the HBI.
The HBI-BGI Scholar-in-Residence program, a joint initiative of the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute and the Brandeis-Genesis Institute for Russian Jewry, provides scholars currently living in, or who have emigrated from, the Former Soviet Union with the opportunity to be in residence at Brandeis University while working on significant projects in the field of Jewish women’s and gender studies. Scholars from the FSU who are working on any aspect of Jewish women's and gender studies are invited to apply, regardless of gender and religion. Residencies are for a full semester (4 months).
The 2013-2014 HBI-BGI Scholar-in-Residence program is supported by the Genesis Philanthropy Group, Barbara Resnek, and Arlene Kaufman.
Application deadline: May 15, 2013
Download the 2013-2014 HBI-BGI Scholar-in-Residence Guidelines (pdf)
Up to three scholars will be chosen to be in residency while investigating topics related to "Gender and the Teaching of the Hebrew Language." Areas of research could include, but are not limited to, gender and pedagogy, and the study of sociological factors affecting the teaching and learning of the Hebrew language. Senior and junior scholars in the fields of education, pedagogy and sociology are invited to apply for this semester-long residency.
Application deadline: March 14, 2013
Download the HBI Seminar Series (Spring 2014) Guidelines (pdf)
The Hadassah-Brandeis Institute accepts six undergraduate and two graduate students with a demonstrated interest in women's studies, Jewish women's studies or topics related to Jewish women/Jewish gender issues around the world to participate in our paid residential internship program. Applications are accepted from students attending universities in the U.S. and abroad.
Application deadline: March 28, 2013
Undergraduate Information (pdf)
Graduate Information (pdf)
The HBI announces the fifth annual prize recognizing the creative and significant work carried out by Brandeis students in the field of Jewish gender studies. The HBI Prize will be awarded to one undergraduate and one graduate student for an exceptional research paper written in the current (2012/2013) academic year that exemplifies the HBI’s mission of producing fresh ideas about Jews and gender.
Application deadline: April 16, 2013