The Hadassah-Brandeis Institute (HBI) develops fresh ways of thinking about Jews and gender worldwide by producing and promoting scholarly research, artistic projects and public engagement.

One of the world's only academic centers of its kind, 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


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2021 HBI Artist Exhibition

HBI is proud to present a solo exhibition by Connecticut-based artist Camille Eskell. "The Fez as Storyteller" explores deeply ingrained gender biases in cultural and religious practices through the lens of domestic relationships.

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