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Dr Irit Katz has won the Ben Halpern Award for Best Dissertation in Israel Studies for her PhD dissertation

last modified Apr 04, 2017 09:47 AM

Irit Katz will receive the award for her study: "The Common Camp: Temporary Settlements as a Spatio-political Instrument in Israel-Palestine".

The Ben Halpern Award for the best doctoral dissertation in the various fields of Israel studies approved during the last calendar year, honors the memory of Ben Halpern, a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Association for Israel Studies. His book, The Idea of the Jewish State, is still seminal in the study of Zionism.