Current Recipients

Undergraduate Recipient

Hannah Kressel '20

Hannah Kressel"Beyond Brisket and the Balaboosta: Female Artists Unravel the Prescribed Roles of Women in Judaism"

Hannah's research project will explore how Jewish women artists depict the relationship between Jews and food – now and in the past. More specifically, it will focus on how these artists use representations of ritual, dress, and above all food and its preparation to upend prescribed female roles in the Jewish world, studying art exhibits in areas such as Tel Aviv, Chicago, and New York City.

Graduate Recipients

Maham Ayaz

"Development of Citizenship and Nationality in Israel, in Law and Society"

Yair Bar Zuri

"Micha Yosef Berdiczewsky, Yosef Chaim Brenner and Aharon David Gordon"

Benjamin Steiner

"Ketubot of the Bevis Marks Synagogue"