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We are happy to congratulate Scholion’s Hadass Shambadal and Reut Achdut on their achievements

21 June, 2021

Hadass Shambadal, member of the “Setting Tables” research group, was awarded the Rotenstreich scholarship for outstanding Ph.D. students in the humanities, given by the Council for Higher Education (VATAT).

Reut Achdut, member of the “Past and Past Perfect” research group, won the Segal award for an exceptional thesis given by the Bible department at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Congratulations to the Mandel Fellows for their achievements and awards

26 May, 2021

Dr. Michael Lukin was awarded the "Am Ve-Olam" prize commemorating the late Bella and Shlomo Bartal for his article: "The Traditional Yiddish Lullaby as an East-Ashkenazi Phenomenon" (Jerusalem Studies in Jewish Folklore, 2020-2021).

Dr. Iyas Nasser was awarded the "Ma'of" scholarship for young excellent scientists by the Planning and Budgeting Committee (VATAT).

Congratulations to Dr. Dana Kaplan

11 March, 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Dana Kaplan, a member of the "Setting Tables" research group, who was promoted to the position of senior research fellow in the department of Sociology, Political Science, and Communication at the Open University.

We wish you best of luck and much success.

Congratulations to the Mandel Fellows who were appointed new positions in the faculty of Humanities

11 February, 2021

We are happy to congratulate three of our Mandel Fellows who were awarded tenure track positions in the Faculty of Humanities at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, in fall 2021.

Dr. Giddon Ticotsky and Dr. Jonathan Vardi will join the Department of Hebrew Literature and Dr. Iyas Nasser will join the Department of Arabic and Language and Literature.

Back to work

24 June, 2020

We're happy to announce that the Mandel Scholion Center is back to work, accordingly to the "Purple Badge" rules.

Please be sure to follow the usual rules of wearing masks, keeping social distance, and hygiene.  

If you have any questions or desire additional information, please call the office at 02-5881279 or 02-588243, or write us at

Wishing you all safe, healthy, and productive work. 

Mandel Scholion Center