Prof. Kimmy Caplan

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Curriculum Vitae

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: January 20, 1965

Place of Birth: Hong Kong

Nationality: Israeli

Personal Status: Married + four children

e-mail address: kimmy.caplan@biu.ac.il

 

ACADEMIC EDUCATION

 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-

                          Ilan University.

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

                         (except 1992-1993).

1988-1990        Dean’s List (Humanities), The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

 

ACADEMIC-EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS

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,

                         Bar-Ilan University.

 

Publications

For Prof. Kaplan Kimmy's list of publications please click on the link

/files/jewish-history/shared/kimmy_caplan-publications_and_lectures-english.pdf

 

 

Research

Fields of Interest

Jewish Religious History in the 19th and 20th Centuries (religious trends, popular religion, sermons and homiletic literature).