Dr. Arad Dotan
Date of Birth: July 18, 1978
Personal Status: Married+four children
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2007-2012 Ph.D in Jewish History, Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
2004-2006 MA in Jewish History, honors, Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
2004 Training course for Hebrew teachers, Rothberg school, Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
2001-2003 BA cum laude in Jewish History and honors program of the School of History.
2013- Lecturer at the Jewish History department of the Bar-Ilan University.
2008-2013 Researcher of "The Responsa literature Project", a joint project of the Taylor-Schechter Genizah Research Unit, Cambridge University Library, and the Schocken Institute for Jewish Research.
2006-2010 Researcher of the "Jewish Communities in the East in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries" project, Ben-Zvi Institute, Jerusalem.
2007 Initiator of the "Works of the Damascus Scholars" research project.
2004-2007 Researcher in the "Regulations of the Sephardi Jews of the Ottoman Empire" project, Ben-Zvi Institute, Jerusalem, funded by the Israeli Academy of Sciences.
2005-2006 Teacher in the Department of Jewish History at the Hebrew University.
2004-2006 Hebrew teacher at Summer Ulpan, Rothberg School for Overseas Students at the Hebrew University.
2013 Ben-Zvi award, Ben-Zvi Institute.
2007, 2013 Lubin Award, The Faculty of Humanities, the Hebrew University.
2012 Warburg Award, The Faculty of Humanities, the Hebrew University.
2011 Rachel Yana'it Ben-Zvi Award, The Joint Center of the Hebrew
University and Yad Yizhak Ben-Zvi for the Study of Eretz Israel.
2007, 2008, 2011 Grants of Misgav Yerushalayim, The Center for Research and Study
of Sephardi and Oriental Jewish Heritage.
2008-2011 "The President scholarship", The Faculty of Humanities, the Hebrew
2008 Ben-Zvi award for an outstanding MA thesis, Ben-Zvi Institute.
2007 S. D. Goitein award, The Institute of Asian and African Studies, The
2007 Dinur Travel grant, The Dinur Center for Research in Jewish History.
2004 Grant of the National Authority for Ladino Culture (Autoridad del
Ladino i su kultura).
Fields of Interests:
- Cairo Genizah
- Judeo-Arabic Literature
- The Jews of Egypt; Palestine and Syria in the Mamluk and Ottoman Periods
- Karaite Jews
- Jewish-Muslim Relations in Middle Ages