Prizes & Scholarships

Hecht Prize

Dr. Arie M. Dubnov- Hechet Prize winner for 2014


The Reuben and Edith Hecht Foundation

and the Herzl Institute

for Research and Studies in Zionism

seek to encourage research studies on subjects related to the institute’s research interests.

Every year, researchers with Ph.D.’s in a variety of disciplines

are invited to submit research proposals dealing with the specific topics, published annually.



For further information, contact Dr. Yael Granot-Bein This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , tel. +972-4-284-0613




Hecht Prize Winners





Prof. Dov Schwartz

Challenge and Crisis in Rabbi Kook's Circle

 Bar Ilan University



Prof. Judith Tydor Baumel

Exemplary Heroes- Parachutists of the Yishuv in the IIWW and the Collective Israeli Memory

Bar Ilan University



Prof. Gur Alroey

Immigramts: Jewish Immigration to Palestine in the Early Twentieth Century

Haifa University



Dr. Conforti Yitzhak

In the Past- The Zionist Historiography and the design of the National Memory

Bar Ilan University



 Prof. Aviva Halmish

A Dual Race Against Time: Zionist Immigration Policy in the 1930

Tel-Aviv University



Dr. Bat-Sheva Margalit-Stern

Redemption In Bondage: The Women Workers Movement In Eretz Israel 1920-1939

Schechter Institute



Dr. Yitzhak Bezalel

Born Zionists- Sefaradim in Eretz Israel, in Zionism and in the Hebrew Revival during the Ottoman Time

Yad Yizhak Ben Zvi & Ben Zvi Institute



 Dr. Dimitri Chomsky

Between Prague and Jerusalem- Prague Zionism and the Binational State Idea in Eretz Israel

Leo Baeck Institute & Shazar Center



 Dr. Moran Yarchi

”Two stories for two nations: Public diplomacy in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict."

Haifa University



Dr. Chen Kertcher

"The UN and Israel after the Cold War"

Tel Aviv University



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