Tauber News

Congratulations to this year's Tauber Institute Graduate Research Award recipients!

Yair Bar Zuri

Christiana Botticello

Kelsey Davis

Golan Moskowitz

Benjamin Steiner

Kendra Yarbor

For more information, visit our Research Grants page.

Rawidowicz Memorial Lecture

On Thursday, November 8, the Tauber Institute hosted the 55th Annual Simon Rawidowicz Memorial Lecture, "Rights and Nationhood from 1948 to the Present," delivered by Samuel Moyn, professor of law and history at Yale University. The event was presented by the Tauber Institute with the support of the Valya and Robert Shapiro Endowment, the Department of Near Eastern and Judaic studies, and the International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life. More information is available on our lectures page.

Tauber Book Awarded

moynCongratulations to Noam Zadoff, winner of the Concordia University Azrieli Institute Award for Best Book in Israel Studies in English or French. The book, Gershom Scholem: From Berlin to Jerusalem and Back, is hailed by Choice as "[an] excellent study...Zadoff’s deeply researched, carefully considered study of Scholem’s ambivalent place between Zionism and the Germany of his youth will engage readers interested in better understanding the deep connection between the history of Zionism and the world of European thought and culture that Zionists could not leave entirely behind." The Azrieli Institute Award is given by the J. I. Segal Awards of the Jewish Public Library. 


The Tauber Institute is devoted to the study of modern European Jewish history, thought, culture and society. It has a special interest in studying the Holocaust and its aftermath within the context of modern European intellectual, political and social history.

The institute is organized on a multidisciplinary basis with the participation of scholars in Jewish studies, history, philosophy, political science, sociology, literature and other disciplines.

The institute was founded in 1980 as a result of a major benefaction by Dr. Laszlo N. Tauber and is named in honor of his parents.