The Hebrew University has announced that it is now accepting entries for the Israel Jefroykin Award, endowed by the Jewish National Fund, for research on East European Jewry. The final date for submission of entries is Nov. 30, 1980. Papers should be submitted to. The Academic Secretary, The Hebrew University, Mt. Scopus, Jerusalem, Israel. The name of the winner will be announced in the spring of 1981.
A university spokesman said the $2000 award will be for research work on any political, social, economic, cultural, linguistic or any other aspect of East European Jewry. Eligible entries must be papers published or written within the lost two years of at least 30,000 words and written in Yiddish, English, Hebrew, German, French or Russian.
Research students doing their doctoral work in this field, and who require financial assistance, may also apply but must submit their research program and progress report to date, the spokesman said. They will also be required to commit in writing that, should they win, they will with the help of the award complete their doctoral thesis within the year and have it published.
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