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Brandeis Scholar Gets Grant for Research on Venice Jews

June 22, 1981
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A Judaic scholar at Brandeis University has won an award to further his research on the Jews of Venice in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Benjamin Ravid, the Jennie and Mayer Weisman associate professor of Jewish History at Brandeis, is one of 101 American scholars who are receiving a grant-in-aid from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) for post-doctoral research in the humanities and related social sciences. The amount of the grant was not indicated in the announcement. The ACLS is a private, non-profit federation of 43 national scholarly associations devoted to the advancement of humanistic studies.

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