Hebrew U. professor to be awarded Israel Prize in Judaism studies

February 5, 2017 13:27


Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

Professor Yehuda Liebes of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem will be awarded the Israel Prize in research in Judaism studies, the Education Ministry announced on Sunday.

Education Minister Naftali Bennett approved the recommendation of the prize committee headed by Professor Moshe Idel.

"Prof. Yehuda Liebes is a brilliant a leading researcher in Jewish mystical literature of generations. His research is characterized by extraordinary philological sensitivity," the Prize committee wrote. "The specific contributions of Prof. Liebes in the field of the book of Zohar and Sabbateanism have decisively changed the research map.  Prof. Yehuda Liebes has brought forth a new generation of researchers whose research he accompanies with great devotion.”

Related Content

Breaking news
August 19, 2018
Iran defense minister: Iran to unveil new fighter jets