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 Research Award Recipients

HBI is proud to announce our 2021 Research Award recipients. HBI awards grants to support research or artistic projects in Jewish women’s and gender studies across a range of disciplines. This year, HBI gave out 16 awards totaling $62,000. These proposals are subject to review by members of HBI’s Academic Advisory Committee.

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