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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2022 HBI Research Awards

The Hadassah-Brandeis Institute awards grants to support research or artistic projects in Jewish women’s and gender studies across a range of disciplines. Awards are made to graduate students, early career, and established researchers. This year, HBI gave out 14 awards totaling $49,000.

Upcoming Events

June 28 - September 15
Seven Species, Three Generations / Seven artists in the Schon family offer a feminist interpretation of the seven species: wheat, barley, grapes, figs, pomegranates, olives, and dates.

Visit our events page to see a full roster of our upcoming virtual events and watch past events.