More Than $400,000 in Grants Given to Academicians in U.s., Canada, Israel
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More Than $400,000 in Grants Given to Academicians in U.s., Canada, Israel

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Harry Barron, executive director of the National Foundation for Jewish Culture, told the organization’s 10th annual convention that 147 active on-campus academicians in the United States, Canada and Israel have received grant-in-aid totaling more than $400,000. He told the delegates gathered here for the convention that the academicians include 36 persons with doctoral degrees teaching Judaica at 25 colleges and universities; 58 without doctorates teaching at 48 institutions; 34 studying for doctorates in Judaica at 16 institutions, and 19 engaged in administrative and research projects on 19 campuses. About a dozen of the 147 are studying in Israel. The American institutions involved include Columbia University, Yeshiva University and New York University in New York City; Harvard and Princeton.

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