Prof. Kimmy Caplan
Date of Birth: January 20, 1965
Place of Birth: Hong Kong
Personal Status: Married + four children
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1992-1996 Ph.D., The Hebrew University of Jerusalem: The Lives and Sermons of
American Immigrant Orthodox Rabbis, 1881-1924.
1994 M.A., The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
1990-1991 Direct Doctoral Program, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
1987-1990 B.A., The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Cum Laude): Sociology,
Anthropology, and Jewish Thought.
TEACHING AND WORK EXPERIENCE
1997- Department of Jewish History, Bar-Ilan University.
1999-2002 Institute for Contemporary Jewry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
1997-1999 Department of History, Ben-Gurion University.
1997-1998 Secretary, Research Group on Jewish Orthodoxy, the Institute for Advanced Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
RESEARCH GRANTS, AWARDS
2013-2015 Israel Science Foundation, "Amram Blau: A Biography."
2013 Outstanding Lecturer, Bar-Ilan University
2007 Yehoshua and Bracha Barzilai Fund for Bibliographical Research, Bar-
2001-2008 Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, "Israeli Haredi Society at Crossraods."
2001 Fanya Gottesfeld Heller Center for the Study of Women, Bar-Ilan University.
2000 Hadassah Research Institute on Jewish Women, Brandeis University.
POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS
2008 International Institute for Holocaust Research, Yad Vashem.
2000 International Institute for Holocaust Research, Yad Vashem.
1999-2000 Yitzhak Rabin Center for Israel Studies.
1997-1999 Kreitman, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
1996-1997 Harry Starr, Harvard University.
1995-1996 Herzl, Institute for Contemporary Jewry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
GRANTS AND AWARDS (DOCTORAL)
1994-1996 The Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture, New York.
1993 Tuvya Meisel Foundation, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
1993 American Jewish Archives, Hebrew Union College-JIR, Cincinnati.
1993 Dov Sadan Foundation, Tel-Aviv University.
1990-1996 The Institute for Judaic Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1988-1990 Dean’s List (Humanities), The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
2015- Board Member, The Institute for Holocaust Research, Bar-Ilan University.
2012- Board Member, the Association for Jewish Studies (AJS).
2012- Publications Committee Member, The Ben-Gurion Research Institute for the
Study of Israel and Zionism, Sede Boker.
2011-2015 Board Member, the Historical Society of Israel.
2011-2015 Events and Conferences Committee, member and deputy chair, Zalman
Shazar Center for Jewish History.
2011-2013 Board Member, The Argov Center for the Study of Israel and the Jewish People,
Fields of Interest
Jewish Religious History in the 19th and 20th Centuries (religious trends, popular religion, sermons and homiletic literature).